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CMF awards $11.3M across 19 digital media projects

Finish Line Games’ SKULLY and Secret Location’s The Great C each collected $1 million in funding.

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Canada, Germany partner on digi media incentive

The $300,000 codevelopment and coproduction fund was announced at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany.

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CMF invests $4.3M in 19 digi media projects

Cream Productions and TFO are among the companies that nabbed development coin, while six projects will receive marketing support.

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Canada, Denmark launch digi media incentive

The $300,000 codevelopment fund is aimed at digital projects that experiment with formats and platforms.

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Screen Awards dive into immersive media

The ACCT has announced five new digital and immersive award categories to be presented during Canadian Screen Week.

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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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Prime Time ’15: Michael Wolff downplays digital ads

The media pundit told the Prime Time conference in Ottawa that traditional TV, with its paid subscribers, was the “big media revolution of our time, not digital.” (Wolff pictured)

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TIFF ’14: Keeping a watchful eye on digital

What makes web content and startups so valuable? Execs discuss programming strategies and viewership analytics during Digital Day conference at TIFF.

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Funders launch framework for int’l digital coproductions

Five Canadian funding bodies have pacted on a framework to address challenges producers have in structuring digital media copros.

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Japanese game co Namco Bandai opening Vancouver studio

The game developer and publisher behind classics like Pac-Man is setting up a Vancouver subsidiary at The Centre for Digital Media (pictured) that will develop online social games.

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TIFF12: Renga and the future of digital, gaming in film – part two

In the second installment of a two-part Q&A, programmers Shane Smith and Nicholas Pagee talk about the future of interactive cinema and opps for Canadian creators.

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Digital sector focus of fed’s $3.5M CFC commitment

The announcement was made during the centre’s annual BBQ, which raised $190,000 for the CFC.