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Ontario’s Culture Strategy consultations

The Ontario government is embarking on Culture Strategy consultations this fall. We encourage you to provide input on Ontario’s growing digital media sector through the following methods:

11 town halls starting in Barrie on 13 October and winding up in Windsor on 3 December
Written submissions accepted up to a 7 December […]

October 6th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Front Row Insurance offers unique member benefit for 2 Insurance Programs

Front Row is pleased to enhance the benefits of an IO membership by removing $50 of fees on each of 2 separate insurance programs to meet the needs of member companies. They will take $50 off the fees for the Business Office Package, which typically costs $650/yr, and covers theft, […]

October 5th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

ExportWise on Canada’s gaming industry

IO Executive Director Christa Dickenson recently spoke to EDC’s ExportWise about Canada’s strong video game industry. The resulting article is full of resources for game companies at any stage of development and delves into the growing fields of prescriptive gaming and games for change. Read it here.

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TAAFI 2016 call for submissions

The TAAFI 2016 call for animated submissions is now open! They will be accepting online submissions of animated shorts, feature films, commercials, game trailers, and motionography to be screened in competition at TAAFI 2016, a three day animation arts extravaganza in Toronto, April 22-24, and there is no admission fee. Submit here.

September 15th, 2015|Tags: , , , |
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Minister Michael Coteau to speak at GameON: Ventures opening day reception

The Honourable Michael Coteau, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, will address delegates at the first day of GameON: Ventures (formerly GameON: Finance), a conference dedicated to the business of video games. GameON: Ventures takes place on September 29 & 30 at the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts in […]

Augmented Reality study seeks participants

University of Toronto graduate student Anuruddha Hettiarachchi is looking for professional game developers / 3D modellers to participate in an Augmented Reality study (1 hour and 20 mins).

As an appreciation for participating in the study you will receive $50 in cash.

From Monday September 03 to Friday September 11. Time slots are […]

September 8th, 2015|Tags: , , , |