Program Info

Interactive Ontario’s Masterclass enables professionals in Video Game and Interactive Digital Media to advance specific skills and knowledge in a meaningful way, with the support of peers and experts.

Our mission is to inspire, unite and enable Ontario’s video game and interactive digital media community to achieve long-term growth and prosperity. Masterclass aims to inspire you to elevate your skills, unite you with industry leaders and respected peers, and enable you to reach your professional development goals.

If you would like to participate or learn more about any of our Masterclass programs please email Sarah Saucier at masterclass@interactiveontario.com.

Game Business Success

Open Now – Begins June 21

Work with global Game business expert Jason Della Rocca for 10 hours to improve chances of commercial success as an independent studio. Test the potential of your game ideas in the market and learn how to engineer Game business success validated by your intended community. 

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Jason Della Rocca

Jason Della Rocca

Co-Founder at Execution Labs

Pitch Perfect

Open Now – Begins August 9

Learn to refine your pitch and have a greater opportunity for success when meeting with Publishers and Investors. Due to popular demand, this Masterclass will be offered to 2 cohorts (February and April).

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Jennifer McIlroy

Jennifer McIlroy

Professor at Centennial College

Coming soon

Tax Credits in Ontario – Advanced Annual Filing

Understand the recent changes to the OIDMTC and the impact of Annual Filing for Specialized Digital Game Corporations.

Product Marketing

Discover strategies, marketing tools, and resources that support your game’s market reach and community engagement. (Schedule TBA)

If you would like to participate or learn more about any of our Masterclass programs please email Sarah Saucier at masterclass@interactiveontario.com.

Past Masterclasses

  • Masterclass: OIDMTC Case Study
    Published On: May 6th, 2022Tags:

    Our Masterclass Expert is prepared to walk you through the Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit (OIDMTC) application process.

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  • Masterclass: Pitch Perfect
    Published On: April 28th, 2022Tags:

    Learn how to refine your pitch and have a greater opportunity for success when meeting with Publishers and Investors.

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  • Published On: March 1st, 2022Tags:

    Participants will have a positive, constructive practical workshop experience designed to introduce a comfort level with essential elements of pitching for success.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Interactive Ontario (IO) believes in fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive industry. As such, all participants in IO’s programs and events are expected to behave in a respectful manner and contribute to a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Please let us know if you require accommodation to participate in IO’s Masterclass program by emailing masterclass@interactiveontario.com.

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