Monthly Archives: August 2009

Art and Tech at SIGGRAPH 2009

The two areas which I’m always the most excited about at SIGGRAPH are the art gallery and the emerging technologies sections. The art that gets accepted to SIGGRAPH is always top notch, and this year SIGGRAPH collaborated with LEONARDO, the leading journal for art, science and technology to bring a special issue featuring SIGGRAPH artists. […]

CFC Media Lab on SIGGRAPH 2009

For those who don’t know, the SIGGRAPH conference goes well beyond just industry booths and computer animators.  It’s an amazing event for seeing the best in interactive artworks, experimental new interfaces, and all the strange new technology that you could never see at a straight-up trade show.  I had the privledge of going this year […]

Call for entries for 2010 international digital Emmy Awards “In order to be eligible, entries must have been predominantly produced by a non-US company or organization, and their first viewing must have taken place outside the US, between January 1st, 2009 and October 1st, 2009. The awards have three categories: Digital Program-Fiction: defined by the International Television Academy as ‘a presentation of a […]

Virtual Town Hall REgarding Canada Media Fund August 6th!

Important information regarding the Canada Media Fund Virtual Town Hall taking place August 6th As you may have heard, Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore announced a major transformation in how interactive digital media will be funded in the future in Canada.  As of April 2010, the Canada New Media Fund (CNMF) will be merged with […]

Congrats on your new job Ryan Fitzgerald!

Ryan Fitzgerald has just been hired as Executive Director of Fortune Cat Games Studio in Winnipeg.  Fortune Cat is an incubator that selects game dev SMEs twice a year and provides business development, mentorship and infrastructure like workstations and meeting rooms so they can move out of their garages and parents’ basements. Previous alumni include […]