A Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit for the Interactive Digital Media Industry
The toolkit provides interactive digital media (IDM) companies with pragmatic and actionable advice for enhancing their talent management strategies with the goal of improving team diversity while fostering an inclusive culture. The strategies in the toolkit are tailored to the unique needs of the IDM sector to help leaders attract and retain top talent from diverse backgrounds. Through implementation of these strategies, IDM companies will increase employment opportunities in the sector for talent currently underrepresented due to gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, religion, age, ability and other identities.
Measuring Success: The Impact of the Interactive Digital Media Sector in Ontario
This report, commissioned by IO and prepared by Nordicity, assesses the economic impact of interactive digital media in Ontario. As well, it provides detail about IDM companies in Ontario and the products they create. Released February 2017.
A report by Interactive Ontario designed to guide companies in taking advantage of the opportunities available in international digital media co-production. This second phase of our co-production research offers practical tips and information on funding sources, with a focus on China, India, South Korea, Argentina, Brazil and Colombia. Released July 2015.
A report by Interactive Ontario designed to guide companies in taking advantage of the opportunities available in international digital media co-production. The report offers practical tips and information on funding sources, with a focus on the UK, France, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. Released September 2014.
An agency of the Government of Ontario, Ontario Media Development Corporation supports the province’s creative economy by providing innovative programs, services and funding for the film & television; book & magazine publishing; interactive digital media & music industries.
The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is a not-for-profit national centre of expertise for the digital economy. Through trusted research, innovative talent solutions, and practical policy advise, ICTC fosters economic development and consumer engagement in a global market.
The National Research Council-Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) is Canada’s premier innovation assistance program for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It is a vital component of the NRC, a cornerstone in Canada’s innovation system, regarded world-wide as one of the best programs of its kind.
The Ontario Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit (OIDMTC) is a refundable tax credit based on eligible Ontario labour expenditures and eligible marketing and distribution expenses claimed by a qualifying corporation with respect to interactive digital media products.
The Board of Directors of the Independent Production Fund hopes to help demystify “discoverability” in the context of linear content production. Ideally, by applying the suggestions in this Guide, you will be ensuring that your content becomes recommendations of choice by search engines. Your potential audiences will find you even if they don’t know that you exist.