Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Video game giant Ubisoft to open Winnipeg office

Ubisoft will invest $35M in Manitoba, create 100 jobs over 5 years, company says

ANNOUNCING THE 2018 IDEABOOST ACCELERATOR COHORT 7

Based in Toronto and tailored to select digital media-focused startups, the four-month Accelerator offers a bespoke curriculum powered by a team of experienced staff, mentors, executives and investors.

Feds looked into taxes for Netflix, other foreign streaming services, docs show

Newly released documents show that federal officials have taken a close look at ways to have online services, such as Netflix and Amazon voluntarily agree to remit sales taxes.
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Far Cry 5 hopes for a cult following

For new game set in the U.S. and made partly in Toronto, finding a charismatic villain to go with its political territory was one of the challenges.

Netflix Movies Banned From Competing At Cannes, Artistic Director Explains Decision

Should movies produced for Netflix and other streaming services be eligible to compete alongside theatrical films at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival?

CMF INVESTS MORE THAN $6.2M IN 27 CANADIAN INNOVATIVE DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTIONS

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) announced today an investment of more than $6.2M in development and marketing support to 27 innovative digital media projects as part of the 2017-2018 second round of funding of the Experimental Stream Innovation Program.

Inside the Hollywood Home of Social Media’s Stars. (Don’t Be Shy.)

On any given day, something crazy is likely to be happening at 1600 Vine Street, a 550-unit apartment complex in Hollywood.

RED Academy Toronto Hosts Free “Hack To School” For Aspiring Digital Marketers, Designers and...

Red Academy Toronto gives back to the community with an invitation to aspiring digital marketers, designers and developers to test-drive their careers for free at HACK TO SCHOOL Sept. 12, 13 and 14. The leading, Vancouver-based tech college opened in Toronto last year and recently expanded to London, UK.

HOLLYWOOD’S NEW DIGITAL DISRUPTERS: 15 RISING CROSSOVER STARS

As web video merges with film and TV, meet the breakouts — from Lilly Singh to Adam Conover — leveraging fame on YouTube and Instagram into careers on platforms their parents actually watch.

Day Players releases new Teaser Clip

Suits star Farid Yazdani has released a brand new clip from the highly anticipated pilot "Day Players". The 2-min snippet features local canadian stars...

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