Canadian companies receive Digital Kids Conference discount

Canadian companies receive 20% discount for the Digital Kids Conference (Feb. 12-13) in New York City using the discount code below.

Digital Kids Conference is the event for brand owners, entertainment and media executives, marketers, producers, digital media directors and licensing professionals seeking to engage children online and on digital devices.

The show brings together some of the biggest names in the kid entertainment industry and kid-focused tech start-ups. It also features more than 20 keynotes and featured speakers from companies making the largest impact on the kids’ entertainment industry. [Read more…]

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CIAIC launches Canadian Interactive Industry Profile

The Canadian Interactive Alliance / L’Alliance interactive canadienne (CIAIC) is calling on all interactive digital media companies to once again participate in the Canadian Interactive Industry Profile (CIIP) survey, to help build a complete and accurate account of the national industry.

The web-based survey will gather economic, human resources and trade information from companies across Canada that create products and services related to interactive media, such as video games, social media and mobile apps. [Read more…]

NATI launches TechWomen NL

NATI (Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Technology Industries) is launching a support and mentoring group for female professionals in the province’s advanced technology sector.

The association’s goal is to host quarterly luncheons featuring topics of interest and to establish a professional network of women within the NL advanced technology sector. [Read more…]

CMPA and Ryerson team up for transmedia training

The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) is collaborating with Ryerson University’s RTA School of Media on a new Transmedia Production Acceleration Program, a workshop and mentorship program that focuses on acquiring skills for transmedia production.

Supported by the OMDC’s Entertainment and Creative Cluster Partnerships Fund, this  program will provide 40 transmedia producers with the opportunity to participate in a full-day workshop. From this group, 18 individuals will go on to complete five-month job placements with Ontario-based transmedia production companies. [Read more…]

Behaviour’s Rémi Racine appointed CBC chair

Rémi Racine, president and executive producer of Montreal’s Behaviour Interactive, has been named chairperson of the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors for a five-year term, as announced by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages. [Read more…]