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IO and PROCOLOMBIA welcome incoming delegation

2019-06-07T11:29:39-04:00October 18th, 2018|

Interactive Ontario has partnered with PROCOLOMBIA to facilitate an incoming delegation of Colombian media and tech companies, in the hope of sparking international collaborations and coproductions. The eight companies will each be located in Toronto for the next 1-2 months. There are a couple of ways to connect to the participants. #1 - Request a [...]

Lucie Lalumière appointed President & CEO of Interactive Ontario

2019-06-07T11:29:39-04:00October 2nd, 2018|

After an extensive executive search process, Interactive Ontario is pleased to announce that Acting President & CEO Lucie Lalumière will move into the role on a permanent basis, effective immediately. “Lucie has been a dedicated and active member of the Interactive Ontario board of directors for the past 12 years,” said Jeffrey Elliott, Chair of [...]

Make a Difference Now

2019-06-07T11:29:39-04:00September 14th, 2018|

The Interactive Digital Media (IDM) sector is a significant contributor to the economy of Ontario, and our economic profile is an important piece of information in educating influencers and decision makers. It’s important that we all use recent figures when we communicate about our industry. That’s why it’s essential for you to fill out Interactive [...]

iVentures returns November 6 & 7 – Expo and Showcase applications now open!

2019-06-07T11:29:39-04:00August 16th, 2018|

iVentures - Interactive Ontario's flagship fall conference dedicated to the business of interactive digital media - returns for 2018 on November 6 & 7 at the Design Exchange! We're kicking things off with three ways your company can be involved - the Interactive Digital Media Expo, the Content Showcase and the Technology Showcase. Read on to get [...]

Take the Measuring Success 2018 Survey on the Economic Impact of IDM in Ontario

2019-06-07T11:29:39-04:00July 26th, 2018|

In 2017, Interactive Ontario released our first-ever economic impact study on the Ontario interactive digital media (IDM) sector (based on data from 2015). This year, we are embarking on an update to the study, designed to provide a new overview of the industry and its growth two years on.     Fill in the survey here.   The first edition of [...]

Announcing ‘Colombia to Ontario’ Trade Mission

2019-06-07T11:29:39-04:00July 9th, 2018|

                Interactive Ontario has organized an extended trade mission in partnership with PROCOLOMBIA for Colombian creative digital media companies to offer them the chance to embed themselves in the Greater Toronto Area’s IDM industry for up to three months between October to December this year. The mission, dubbed [...]

A Warm Welcome

2018-06-29T15:35:26-04:00June 29th, 2018|

Interactive Ontario welcomes The Honourable Sylvia Jones, MPP for Dufferin-Caledon, to the position of Minister for Tourism, Culture and Sport. We look forward to working with the Minister on issues of importance to the Interactive Digital Media sector in Ontario. Ms. Jones is a long-standing MPP with deep experience in the legislature, having been first elected [...]

Interactive Ontario Welcomes Implementation of Creative Export Strategy

2018-06-27T09:41:11-04:00June 27th, 2018|

Today Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly released the planned implementation of the Creative Export Strategy, an important element of Creative Canada.   Interactive Ontario was active in the 2016 industry consultations and has been very eager to see the federal government’s plan to update previous export programs to include interactive digital media such as video games, [...]

Christa Dickenson named Executive Director of Telefilm Canada

2019-06-07T11:29:39-04:00June 26th, 2018|

Minister of Canadian Heritage Mélanie Joly announced today that Christa Dickenson, current President & CEO of Interactive Ontario, has been appointed to the role of Executive Director at Telefilm Canada. Her tenure at Telefilm Canada will begin July 30, 2018. “Over the past four years, Christa has done a tremendous job steering Interactive Ontario,” said [...]

Announcing our Second ipprenticeship Cohort

2019-06-07T11:29:39-04:00June 12th, 2018|

Following a successful inaugural cohort in 2017, Interactive Ontario is proud to once again offer its ipprenticeship program and is pleased to announce the first four participants in our 2018 cohort. The program provides week-long paid placements and honoraria for aspiring interactive digital media (IDM) professionals who are currently underrepresented in the industry at leading IDM [...]