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Silicon Knights founder launches new prodco

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Video game veteran Denis Dyack (pictured), former CBC exec Jonathan M. Soon-Shiong and exec producer Paul Rapovski have launched Quantum Entanglement Entertainment.



Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond leaves Ubisoft Toronto

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Alexandre Parizeau takes over as managing director.



Sago Sago introduces Mini Friends app

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Toronto-based app developer Sago Sago is teaching kids how to share with its new playdate app Sago Mini Friends.



CMF invests $12.6M across 25 digital projects

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Who got the most digital dough? Regionally, Quebec tops the experimental-stream list, with three $1-million envelopes going to QC gamecos.



Spin Master’s PAW Patrol goes mobile with Nick

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As more studies show that kids using tablets at increasingly younger ages, Nickelodeon is zeroing in on the market with learning-oriented apps.



iThentic launches simulation game at Stream Market

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Launching in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation and Earth 911, GreenYrLife is like FarmVille for the green-minded,



Quebec streamlines processing for hiring foreign VFX artists

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The Quebec government is making it easier for visual effects and video game producers to recruit foreign artists for seasonal work.



Rainmaker partners on second game-based film

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Rainmaker has entered production on Sly Cooper, its second film project based on a PlayStation video game franchise.



Interactive digital media industry worth $3.8B in Canada: study

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Research released by the Canadian Interactive Alliance shows revenues in the industry rising but the number of full-time jobs isn’t keeping pace.



CMF invests $10.7M in latest Experimental Stream round

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Eighteen projects, almost half of which are youth-focused, are given a cash injection by the Canadian Media Fund.

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