Game On 2.0
Mar 09 - Sep 02 2013
|Game On 2.0|
Ontario Science Centre
From Pong to Guitar Hero; the Ontario Science Centre will host Game On 2.0 with more than 150 playable games from across the history of the medium - including pinball games - as well as rarely-seen consoles, controllers and collectables.
The world’s largest celebration of video games making its first Canadian appearance, Game On 2.0 features game design, development, and production including multiplayer games, handheld devices, original concept and character art, and the history’s most influential arcade machines. Visitors will experience more than 60 years of gaming entertainment and technology; from the very first commercial coin-operated game to the latest in virtual reality and 3D gaming.
Learn more on the Ontario Science Centre website.
May 23, 2013
May 27 - 28 2013
Deadline: OMDC Export Fund - Interactive Digital Media
May 27, 2013
|OMDC is now accepting applications for the 2013/14 cycle of the OMDC Export Fund - Interactive Digital Media.
This program provides eligible Ontario interactive digital media
content producers with funding to participate in export development
activities that include market event attendance and targeted sales
All applications must be submitted electronically through the Online Application Portal (OAP). Interested applicants must register their company’s corporate information at https://apply.omdc.on.ca/ prior to commencing an application.
Complete Guidelines and the link to the OAP are posted on the OMDC website: http://www.omdc.on.ca/interactive/Funding/Export_Fund___IDM.htm
The deadline for applications is May 27th at 5pm.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an information session prior to applying. Sessions are taking place on May 8th and May 9th.
May 28 - 29 2013
OMDC Digital Dialogue Breakfast Series - Leveraging Collaboration
May 28, 2013
Ottawa International Game Conference
May 29 - 31 2013
|Ottawa International Game Conference|
May 29-31, 2013
The Ottawa International Game Conference (OIGC) showcases the innovations and emerging trends in the Ottawa and Canadian gaming industry.
The Second Annual OIGC is set to take place on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - Friday, May 31, 2013 at the Ottawa Convention Centre. Founded by a consortium of game studios in 2012, the Second Annual OIGC will bring together the geek developers, whisky drinking business types, and artsy creatives. Keynote speakers will blow minds, dynamic panels may turn into shouting matches, exhibitors will give away tons of SWAG, and the parties are going to make us wish handheld cameras were never invented.
OIGC 2013 is a must-attend event for game developers, artists, students, industry recruiters, and the players who live, eat and breath everything game-related. OIGC 2013…Let the games begin!
WIFT-T Digiscape - Makers and Builders
May 30, 2013
When | Thursday, May 30 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Where | Bar Italia, 582 College St, (at Manning)
Digiscape is an evening networking and professional development series designed to help screen-based media professionals successfully navigate digital shifts in the industry. With the goal of deconstructing industry silos through networking, Digiscape offers the opportunity for traditional and digital media professionals/content creators to connect in an informal atmosphere, through a half-hour presentation followed by 1 hour of lightning meetings and then a networking reception. The lightning meetings will be 3 mins, giving you the opportunity to meet up to 20 new contacts.
Digiscape provides the opportunity for content producers from numerous industry sectors and associations to connect with each other “under one roof.” A common issue that WIFT-T and our partner associations encounter on a regular basis is that our members want and need to connect with colleagues in multiple sectors but just do not know each other.
With from the BellFund, WIFT-T is very pleased to partner with the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), Canadian Women in Communications (CWC), and Interactive Ontario (IO) to present Digiscape.
DigiScape networking events are offered at minimum charge of $15 for members / $25 for non-members. All membership organizations participating will be entitled to the same membership rate - IO members, watch your email for the discount code or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The registration fee will include the on-stage presentation, 1hr of lightning meetings (3 mins each), catered networking and 1 drink ticket.
5:15 – 5:30pm Registration
5:30 - 6:00pm On-stage Interview with….
6:00 – 7:00pm Lightning Meetings
7:00 – 7:30pm Networking Reception
May 30, 2013 - Makers and Builders
On Stage With ... Veronica Heringer, Transmedia Strategist, Smokebomb Entertainment
interviewed by Renee Robinson, Manager of Programming and Business Affairs, WIFT-T
This “On Stage With ….” will discuss some of the physical challenges of leading in the process-based creative space. The interview will discuss both traditional and integrated digital tips, best practices, insights, and lessons learned. Topics to be discussed may include:
Digital Marketplace Meetup
May 31, 2013
Banff World Media Festival
Jun 09 - 12 2013
|Join nextMEDIA at the Banff World Media Festival on June 9-12 as they feature the executive-level programs, TV Everywhere and the Content Marketing & Media Strategy Summit, focused the buying, selling and creation of digital media. They connect you to the information and the people you need to know to navigate through the media evolution and capitalize on new business opportunities. Use their attendee networking tool to schedule meetings with top digital development executives from the world's leading distribution platforms, advertisement & media buying agencies.|
Interactive Ontario members receive an exclusive rate of almost 30% OFF - email email@example.com for info.