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On Screen Manitoba lands $3.9M in government funding

The federal funding will go towards promoting Manitoba-based businesses regionally and internationally, as well as a new transmedia lab.

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Look to Latin America, digi producers: report

Latin American markets offer digi producers a chance to work with partners with a similar cultural background who are open to collaboration, says a new industry guide.

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Felix & Paul Studios ink multi-project deal with Oculus

Previous Oculus-powered projects from the Montreal studio include immersive experiences for Cirque du Soleil Media and the feature film Wild.

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The Moblees move beyond the TV screen

Extensions for the Boulevard- and Shaftesbury-produced preschool series now include an iPad app and a live summer tour that kicked off last week.

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NFB appoints Andre Picard to director general post

The former director general of the NFB’s French Program also held VP posts with Canadian comedy fest Just For Laughs and IMAX.

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Mark Media names creative digital kids producer

In her new position, Laurinda Shaver (pictured) will lead development and production of Mark Media’s digital media products for kids.

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Temple Street hires Bryce Hunter

The former digital producer at DHX joins Temple Street’s Media Ventures division.

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Banff ’15: Rockie winners announced

Canadian winners at the annual gala include Guidestones: Sunflower Noir, the NFB and Sinking Ship.

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Gallery: ideaBOOST 2015 showcase

The fourth cohort of digi entertainment companies to graduate from the Canadian Film Centre’s ideaBOOST program was celebrated at an event held Wednesday evening.

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How Murdoch Mysteries used Periscope to catch the bad guys

Smokebomb Entertainment and CBC’s immersive interactive game, spanning five cities over six weeks, ended last weekend with a murder mystery in Toronto.