Submissions for the Canadian Screen Awards digital media categories are now open. Click here to nominate your projects before the nomination period closes on August 21st.
The Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure has just released a new video that highlights Ontario's thriving digital media industry. In it, you'll spot IO members Mark Media and Sheridan College and IO board members Colin Ferguson (SHG Studios) and Valerie Fox. Visit the MEDEI site for more information on digital media in Ontario.
With 57% of Ontario interactive digital media (IDM) revenues generated by export sales, finding opportunities in other territories is essential for Ontario producers. Interactive Ontario’s newly-released report International Digital Media Co-Production: A Guide for Canadian Companies II will assist Canadian companies in collaborating with partners in emerging markets. The enthusiastic reception to the first edition [...]
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) will embark on a cross-country consultation this fall as part of a comprehensive consultation process. The process will comprise a number of components, including focus groups in 18 cities (in all provinces and territories) and industry working groups. During the focus groups, all CMF stakeholders will have an opportunity to [...]
The Toronto City Hall rotunda has been transformed into a pavilion called Toronto House for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Toronto House offers interactive displays that showcase why the city is a great place to live, work and play. “I invite Torontonians and visitors to visit Toronto House to learn more [...]
After 7 successful years hosting GameON: Finance, Interactive Ontario will re-brand the conference for 2015 as GameON: Ventures. The new name better reflects the conference’s move away from a sole focus on investment to a discussion on all aspects of the video game industry. “The video game industry is constantly evolving,” said Interactive Ontario Executive [...]
Interactive Ontario Vice-Chair and COO of supersonic MINDS Lucie Lalumiere lead a group of three IO member companies (Mark Media, Big Blue Bubble and Corus Entertainment) to the Korea Service & Content Market in Seoul on May 26-27. The mission was supported by the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and was successful in building new business [...]