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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.

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Ontario trims R&D tax credits but leaves film/TV unchanged

However, Interactive Ontario has issued a statement noting the reduction in two innovation-related tax credits is “cause for concern.”

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Cineplex bags Roundhouse Park location for new Rec Room

The media and entertainment co has announced its third Rec Room location will be in a major Toronto tourism centre.

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CMF invests $6.3M across 31 digital projects

Projects from Quebec’s Frima Studios and Ontario’s Finish Line Games were among those to pick up funding in this latest round.

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Corus enters event business

The media co is launching the new division with CMT Music Fest this July.

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Broadcasting Accessibility Fund distributes $724K

Seven projects that aim to advance accessibility of broadcast content were awarded grants through the fund.

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Secret Location unveils latest VR project at Davos

The Toronto-based agency is at The World Economic Forum with Project Literacy and will tour it internationally following the summit.

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CMF invests $14.3M across 24 digital projects

Groupe PVP’s Illusion puzzle-adventure game was among the projects backed in the latest round of funding from the CMF’s Experimental Stream.

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Smokebomb builds out exec ranks with new hire

Jay Bennett hires Ted Biggs to lead convergent and tech-focused projects at the digital division of Shaftesbury.

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NFB, imagineNATIVE expand partnership

The new program will include a residency at NFB’s Digital Studio Vancouver. (Interactive installation Ice Fishing, the winning project from last year’s program, pictured.)