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Digital Dive Workshop Series

Join us for weekly after-school workshops featuring a hands-on introduction to the game development and interactive digital media, followed by a studio tour at a local gaming company.

Digital Dive Workshop Series

Join us for weekly after-school workshops featuring a hands-on introduction to the game development and interactive digital media, followed by a studio tour at a local gaming company.

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CodeX: playable & disruptive futurist eArt

January 22 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This exhibition of leading-edge digital art, or eArt, investigates the future of human society through technology, innovation and design.

The Disruptive Design and Digital Fabrication exhibition explores the relationship between digital fabrication processes and social design that increasingly revolve around prototyping and iterative testing. Digital tools are today ubiquitous in academic and community settings, yet engaging with these goes beyond any particular technologically enhanced capacity. In what Katherine Hayles [...]

DMG February Speaker Social

February 8 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hear from participants in the 2020 Black Women Film! × DMG VR Camp that took place this January, take a look at Blackness and representation in the VR landscape, and get hands-on with their volumetric video projects.

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As the third largest developer of video games in the world, this award show celebrates Canada’s spot on the world stage as a leader in interactive entertainment. The Canadian Game Awards has been designed to be “by the industry and for the industry” with an interest in engaging public and fan participation.

The Canadian Game Awards are founded and produced by Northern Arena Productions. The producers are joined by a National Advisory Board of Developers and leaders in the Canadian digital entertainment industry.

This year the Canadian Game Awards will take place Thursday, April 9th 2020, at the TIFF Bell LightBox in Toronto, Canada and will be open for public ticket holders to attend.

Located in downtown Toronto, it is the perfect venue to host the 1st Annual Canadian Game Awards and celebrate Canada’s achievements in interactive entertainment for 2020.

SELECTION COMMITTEE

A Selection Committee will be put in place to choose the finalists in each category, as well as assure transparent awards process.  Thereafter, the Judging Committee will score each game in order to select and crown the winner of each category.

BROADCAST

The Awards will be broadcast through Super Channel’s GINX Esports TV Canada, available on Amazon Prime, Bell, Bell Fibe, Eastlink, Rogers, Shaw, Telus, Videotron and many other small town cable companies. The behind the scene show will be broadcast on SQUAD’s online channels (Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, Mixer)