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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.)
AToMiC Awards shortlist revealed
The AToMiC Awards, from strategy, Media in Canada and Playback, recognize future-forward use of media across advertising, technology and content.
Atomic Cartoons dances into new demo, genre
Nico Can Dance! is Atomic’s first preschool series, as well as its first move into the live action-animation space.
Bell Fund distributes $4.7M across 38 projects
Digital media companions for Canada’s Smartest Person and Annedroids (pictured) were among those selected for financing in this latest round.
Smokebomb, CBC take Murdoch interactive international
A new high-concept interactive game for Murdoch Mysteries aims to engage fans on and offline across five Canadian cities and the U.K.
CMF, NZ On Air unveil projects backed by new fund
The Canada-New Zealand Digital Media Fund program was announced late last year, with both the CMF and NZ On Air contributing financing to selected projects.