Monthly Archives: May 2010

CFC Media Lab’s Telus IAEP: Application Deadline Quickly Approaching!

< SURROUND YOURSELF WITH NEW WAYS OF THINKING > Think your ideas are farfetched? Think again. There’s no limit to what you can create at the CFC Media Lab. In just five months, you will learn from some of the best in the interactive business and develop engage in a collaborative process that will allow […]

Gentrification: The Game! Created by CFC Media Lab Alumnus

Atmosphere Industries (, comprised of CFC Media Lab Alumnus and recent addition to our Guest Faculty roster, Kate Raynes-Goldie, Luke Walker, David Fono and Alex Raynes-Goldie, has created Gentrification: The Game! In Gentrification: The Game!, small teams of players compete to collect properties and transform the neighbourhood. As developers, they’ll develop swanky lofts, erect coffee shops, […]

CFC Media Lab to Participate in Doors Open Toronto This Weekend!

Are you curious about what we really do behind CFC Media Lab doors? Don’t miss your chance to take a peek! Board the spaceship to MaRS this weekend, from 10am – 4pm because we will be opening our doors for Doors Open Toronto, 2010 at our location at the MaRS Centre: Heritage Building, 101 College […]

CFC Media Lab to Co-Present Cross Media Toronto

The CFC Media Lab and MaRS are co-presenting with Jumpwire Media to launch Cross Media Toronto on July 21st, 2010 at the MaRS Centre. Cross Media Toronto ( will feature heavyweight media industry executives discussing perspectives on how transmedia content will be produced, distributed and consumed in a cross media environment, specifically looking at ways […]

CFC Media Lab Alumnus Art Show: Neighbourhood Watch

WHAT: An art show of magical and interactive miniatures. Peer into the private lives of an eclectic group of people as they dream, watch TV, stare out the window and ponder the lives of their neighbours. Neighbourhood Watch brings to life a cast of whimsical characters who live in ramshackle and darling little homes. It […]

IN MEMORIAM: Prof. Jerry Durlak

Dear Friends, Our colleague, our mentor and our dearest friend, Jerry Durlak died on Saturday. I stole this picture of him from his daughter Caitlin’s Flickr pool. The jaunty hat, the purple shirt and the slight twinkle in the eye epitomize beautifully the Jerry we all knew and loved — whip-smart, confident, full of youthful […]

Regent Park Film Festival Calls for Submissions

Regent Park Film Festival The 8th Annual Regent Park Film Festival (RPFF) happening November 4-7, offers films from around the world to a neighborhood of people rarely exposed to independent, foreign, animation, shorts, experimental, documentary, or even Canadian films. RPFF seeks works made by filmmakers from multi-cultural background and/or celebrate differences and solidarity, immigrant experiences, […]

Attention Webtechies! MaRS wants YOU!

MaRS Discovery District is currently searching for a Web Technology Lead to join their full-time staff! The application deadline is quickly approaching! APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 21, 2010 Do you fit the profile? Passion for web and software development Accountable for creating and managing the technology associated with MaRS’ online web presence Reporting to the […]

CFC Media Lab Alumnus Book Launch TONIGHT!

CFC Media Lab Alumnus Book Launch TONIGHT! Come celebrate the first book by CFC Media Lab Alumnus, Shawn Micallef: STROLL: PSYCHOGEOGRAPHIC WALKING TOURS OF TORONTO Featuring illustrations and maps by Marlena Zuber, published by Coach House Books. WHERE: Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. W., West of Dufferin, Toronto WHEN: Tonight! Tuesday, May 18, Doors at […]

CFC Media Lab Director to Speak at TEDxCanadianRockies

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. CFC Media Lab Director, Ana Serrano, has been invited to speak at TEDxCanadianRockies. Check out the other industry leading creatives who have been invited to speak: WHEN: May 21, 2010 […]