Monthly Archives: September 2008

Digital Cribs – Call for entries

Filmaka ( has just launched a filmmaking contest called “Digital Cribs.”  Filmmakers will get to make a 3-minute video on anyone that they feel is on the cutting edge of technology and how they incorporate that technology in their lives. The contest is sponsored by Cisco and winning filmmakers will receive up to $7500 in […]

CFC Media Lab Alumni Success

Eva Riniitze just launched a site for the CBC series The Tudors that uses data visualization (click on ‘Kingdom’ link in nav) as a means to represent the discusion and popularity surrounding both the series and the history. It’s an attempt at a visual way to search topic online. For CBC it represents the first […]

BNMI March 2009 Residency

Banff New Media Institute anounces.. BNMI Co-production Residency: Liminal Screen Program dates: February 26, 2009 – March 29, 2009 Application deadline:  November 24, 2008 FOR MORE INFORMATION HTTP://WWW.BANFFCENTRE.CA/BNMI Program Description: The Liminal Screen Co-production Residency at The Banff Centre provides a unique take on video-based residency programs by engaging artists, developers, and researchers in a […]

off camera e-vite

Allow me to introduce “Off Camera”, a not-for-profit group of visual artists who work in the film business.  Last year they hosted two successful art exhibitions and now, after hundreds of volunteer hours they are proud to have organized a massive exhibition at the newly-built Filmport Studios. Filmport is fully behind the project and has […]

Impromptu Open Source Picnic

WHERE:  BelleVue Square in Kensington WHEN: Thursday September 25th, 7pm – 11pm WHAT: On September 25th,  thousands of interactive digital media professionals across the Nation will participate in events to voice their vision for the future of Canada’s creative economy. These events range from installations to conferences, and all revolve around strengthening Canada’s digital media […]

Solar Collector on Discovery Channel TONIGHT

An in-depth feature on Solar Collector will be part of the Art and Science theme on the Discovery Channel’s Canadian show, Daily Planet, tonight (Monday Sept 22nd) at 7pm and 11pm EST. For more info on the project, visit:


Extras need for an upcoming Comedy Shoot: We’re looking for Extras for a new comedy series for CMT and Movie Central titled ‘Going South’.  We’re shooting a huge network launch party scene for a fictitious Iraqi country artist named Tommy Mountain. We’d like to fill the house with a fabulous crowd!!! Come on out and […]


Laura Paolini, one of our current residents, will be exhibiting in a show titled Other World.  The opening is this Saturday from 6-9pm at: Red Bull Projects 381 Queen Street West Suite 200, Toronto For more info:

Fast Folk Underground 2Oth Anniversary Show

Media Lab Alum Bruce Charlap is playing at this upcoming show: Fast Folk Underground  2Oth Anniversary Show featuring The Mahones, Eugene Ripper, The Warped 45′s Trailblazing Canadian songwriter and modern roots rocker Eugene Ripper surfaces in Toronto with some mighty awesome help from The Mahones and The Warped 45′s to celebrate 20 years of The […]

Mobile Nation anthology launch – Sept 17

CFC Media Lab Faculty Martha Ladly writes, Dear Mobile Nation partners and participants We are very pleased to tell you that the Mobile Nation anthology is now published and will be released and on sale to the public in early September. We are planning a launch event for Mobile Nation on the evening of September […]