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Need a good movie recco? Just ask TIFFBOT

That’s the point of the festival’s AI buddy who has been launched on Facebook to “help [audiences] navigate TIFF madness.”

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TIFF ’16: KA The Battle Within gets world bow

The VR experience from Felix & Paul Studios and Cirque du Soleil Media will premiere in the Pop VR program.

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Looking into the future: Canada’s upcoming VR and AR spend

According to new numbers from the International Data Corporation, spend will reach $500 million U.S. next year.

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Freemium game part of new revenue strategy at BBTV

A Spanish-language app based on one of the MCN’s most popular channels is part of BBTV’s broader strategy to diversify creator revenue streams beyond ad sales.

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CMF distributes $4.7M across 22 projects

The Experimental Stream funds were awarded to the development and marketing of digital media projects.

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CMF awards $10.3M to interactive digital media projects

Projects from Secret Location and MinorityVR were among those selected to receive funding.

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marblemedia taps Donna MacNeil for VP role

MacNeil will head up the company’s marketing and strategic development in the newly created role.

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Blue Ant puts its Brojects to work in VR

The media co is dipping its toe into the virtual space with a set of new videos.

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IMAX makes major VR moves

IMAX will develop a cinema-grade VR camera with Google, and partner with StarVR headset company Starbreeze on VR exhibits.

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B.C.’s Interactive Fund distributes $641K

The funding for interactive media projects was shared between 14 B.C.-based companies, including Vancouver’s RocketChicken Interactive.

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CMF sets program budget for 2016/17 at $371.2M

The funder has also announced it will introduce two new pilot programs for the coming year.

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Screen Nova Scotia names exec director

Erika Beatty will take the reins of the organization on April 4 in the newly created role.