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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.

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2016 AToMiC Awards shortlist revealed

Take a look at the campaigns that stand out in advertising, media creativity, tech and content.

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Annedroids, Odd Squad nab Daytime Emmy noms

Other Canadian and Canadian copro series up for Daytime Emmy awards include Peg + Cat and Wild Kratts. (Annedroids pictured.)

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CMF invests $1.1M across three digital copros

The projects were backed by the Canada-New Zealand Digital Media Fund, now in its second year.

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IDM Fund distributes $6M across 52 companies

Among the companies to pick up funding were marblemedia, Mark Media and Yellow Bear Studios.

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The innovators: Canadian media cos in emerging sectors

From Playback magazine: We sought out four digital media companies making an impact in emerging sectors – are they onto something you should be too?

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Finding new ways to party with #AcademySocial

The strategy behind the ACCT’s third annual #AcademySocial event, an event designed to expand the scope of Screen Week and invigorate the awards-week party circuit.