Highrise/Out My Window Wins International Emmy

The National Film Board of Canada was honoured with an International Digital Emmy® Award for the Interactive documentary HIGHRISE/Out My Window at the opening night of MIPTV. Set in 13 cities around the world, “HIGHRISE/Out My Window” combines interactive 360°…

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Codie Prevost, Three Times Lucky At SCMA

Singer/songwriter, Codie Prevost, walked away with six awards at the 22nd Annual Saskatchewan Music Awards, held in Swift Current, Saskatchewan over the weekend. Prevost, who hails from Archerwill, claimed Fan’s Choice Entertainer of the Year; Male Vocalist of the Year;…

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Ruby Skye, P.I. Wins Big at LA Webfest

Tween Web series, Ruby Skye, P.I., was a big winner at the LA Webfest over the weekend scooping-up multiple awards for its creators in the “Interactive Narrative Comedy” category. The series was the recipient of eight awards in total, including:…

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Cheryl Wagner Wins WAVE Award From WIFT-Atlantic

Congratulations to Cheryl Wagner of Periscope Pictures for winning a 2011 WAVE Award at WIFT-Atlantic’s Women Making Waves conference. Based in Charlottetown, PEI, Cheryl is a former clown and puppeteer (Mr. Dressup, Fraggle Rock). She was the creator and show runner of…

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hot docs docxchange

docXchange Deadline Friday, March 4

The final application deadline for docXchange, an initiative of Hot Docs and Filmkontakt Nord, is this Friday, March 4. The program provides professional development and financing opportunities for interactive documentary projects. A maximum of 24 projects will be selected for…

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SIRT Previsualization Conference

[pro-player width=’530′ height=’253′ type=’video’]http://vimeo.com/13626387[/pro-player] The Screen Industries Research and Training Centre (SIRT) is presenting a two day conference at the end of February dedicated to previsualization and virtual production – two innovative processes that are changing the face of film…

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