OMDC IDM Fund Futures
Taking emerging interactive companies to the next level
In partnership with the OMDC, Interactive Ontario presents the OMDC IDM Fund Futures program, designed to take Ontario’s emerging interactive digital media companies to the next level.
If your company is looking to strengthen its capacity in finance, HR, marketing and more, this program is built for you. This leadership training will help you to grow your great game or interactive digital media product into a sustainable company.
Schedule – All sessions will take place at CSI Annex (720 Bathurst St, Toronto)
September 12 @ 6pm – Business Operations
- Shannon Lee Simmons – The New School of Finance (Accounting & company structure)
- Daniela Mahac – Uken Games (HR)
- Danny Webber – Hall Webber LLP (legal)
September 19 @ 6pm – Funding, Financing and Budgeting for IDM Products
- Alexei Gavriline – Mobile Capital Network
September 26 @ 6pm – Polishing your Creative Direction & Narrative
October 3 @ 6pm – Marketing for IDM Products
October 10 @ 6pm – Pitch Training
- Jennifer McIlroy – ACCEL, Centennial College
October 11 @ 6pm – Pitch Practice (live at Interact)
October 12 @ 12pm – Free optional attendance at our iLunch on Management/Leadership Training
The program will take place weekly beginning in mid-September, culminating in participants pitching their project to a live audience at the Interact networking mixer on October 11.
- new companies that are led by individuals with less than three years of professional IDM content creation experience
- established companies that are transitioning to IDM content creation from other industries
Participating companies should have an interest in pursuing opportunities associated with proprietary content creation, and have an IDM Fund-eligible project that they would like to produce. Successful participants will be eligible for the OMDC IDM Fund Concept Definition and Production programs. They will also have the opportunity to submit an application to receive one of a limited number of grants of up to $15,000 to assist with product development (administered by OMDC).
Space is limited to 6 participants (one per company) and there will be a course fee of $100 for those selected to participate. If you have any questions, please email Interactive Ontario’s Program Director Carly Beath at email@example.com
Apply here by August 25