Applications are now open for Interactive Ontario’s ipprenticeship Program. This exciting new program will provide week-long apprenticeship placements at leading digital media companies to candidates who may have experienced barriers to entry in the IDM sector due to race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, religion or class. The program is open to anyone [...]
The federal government budget released Wednesday includes measures aimed at fostering the growth of digital media businesses and developing the highly skilled talent pool that those businesses will need to succeed. These measures demonstrate a commitment to strengthening the middle class through developing the careers, businesses and technologies that are essential elements of the Digital [...]
Congratulations are in order for IO members Cococucumber (Riverbond) and Phantom Compass (Auto Age: Standoff) who were two of only eight companies to win coveted Best in Play awards at GDC 2017. These are two upcoming games to watch for!
Interactive Ontario visited Queen’s Park on March 8th for an Interactive Digital Media Expo followed by meetings with MPPs. Six IO member companies showcased the variety of IDM products being created in Ontario, from games to eLearning to VR. Remarks and meetings emphasized the economic impact of the sector and the importance of policy support [...]
Interactive Ontario (IO) today announced two new initiatives designed to improve diversity and inclusion in the interactive digital media sector. ipprenticeship Program The IO ipprenticeship Program will provide week-long apprenticeship placements at leading digital media companies to candidates who may have experienced barriers to entry in the IDM sector due to race, ethnicity, class, gender, [...]