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IO member A51 collaborates to help astronaut run a marathon in space

2015-12-14T21:24:41-04:00December 8th, 2015|

Tim Peake, the first British ESA astronaut to go to the International Space Station, will run where no man has run before thanks to RunSocial, the pioneer of mixed reality running technology and IO member IO member A51, who created the multi-user platform to facilitate the real time interactions between runners - whether on earth [...]

Crystal Awards for Lucie Lalumiere and Portfolio Entertainment

2019-06-07T11:29:46-04:00November 3rd, 2015|

Congratulations are in order for Lisa Olfman and Joy Rosen of IO member company Portfolio Entertainment and IO Vice-Chair Lucie Lalumiere, as recipients of WIFT-T Crystal Awards this year. At the December 1 ceremony, Lucie will receive the Digital Trailblazer Award, while Lisa and Joy will receive the Outstanding Achievement in Business Award. Register here [...]

It’s A Start pitch competition returns

2015-10-19T15:30:05-04:00October 19th, 2015|

IT’S A START is an exciting and interactive pitch competition taking place at Digifest 2016. Pitch your business, convince the judges of its value, and wow the crowd in 5 minutes, and you will have the chance to win thousands in cash, incubation space, and mentorship. IT’S A START will provide aspiring entrepreneurs with the [...]

Ontario’s Culture Strategy consultations

2016-11-14T13:04:02-04:00October 6th, 2015|

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 deadline Online submissions [...]

ExportWise on Canada’s gaming industry

2015-10-01T13:42:21-04:00October 1st, 2015|

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.

TAAFI 2016 call for submissions

2015-09-15T10:46:04-04:00September 15th, 2015|

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.

Minister Michael Coteau to speak at GameON: Ventures opening day reception

2019-06-07T11:29:46-04:00September 9th, 2015|

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 Toronto. “We are delighted to [...]