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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.

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Manitoba extends industry tax credits to 2019

The Manitoba Film and Video Tax Credit and Manitoba Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit are both renewed and extended to Dec. 31 of that year.

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Behind the scenes of Ontario’s digital media tax credit

Interactive Ontario’s Christa Dickenson and other I/O members on their mission to preserve the OIDMTC’s flexibility while restricting eligibility ahead of the provincial budget.

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Ontario budget: Digi fund boosted, credit narrowed

Changes introduced in Thursday’s budget include a revision to the Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit and an expansion of the Interactive Digital Media Fund.

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Canada dominates Banff Rockie Awards with 39 noms

A raft of homegrown digital series fill out the Canadian contingent to compete against all comers in June.

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Breakthrough adds interactive to Science Max mix

The Toronto-based prodco is adding an interactive layer to its new children’s science show for TVO. (Science Max: Experiments at Large pictured.)