Monthly Archives: September 2010

CFC Media Lab at 01 San Jose: A Great Success!

The 2010 01SJ Biennial (ZER01, San Jose) was a great success thanks to CFC Media Lab Alumni David McCallum, Rose Bianchini, Kathleen Climie, Sharon Switzer, Angella Mackey, and Pearl Chen as well as CFC Media Lab Operations Manager, Leonardo Dell’Anno. This festival is predicated on the notion that as artists, designers, engineers, architects, marketers, corporations […]

VIDEO: CFC Media Lab Alumnus Takes Us on a STROLL

Shawn Micallef, Treehouse Talks, Sept. 3 2010 @ MaRS from Joseph Wilson on Vimeo. Shawn describes his new book Stroll: Phsychogeographic walking Tours of Toronto and where his inspiration comes from.

CFC Media Lab Alumnus Tweets Poetic Musings with Stroll City, Interactive Media-Art Project

Stroll City will appear on Onestop subway platform screens across the city every 10 minutes from September 21 – October 5. Shawn Micallef, CFC Media Lab Alumnus and the author of Stroll: Psychogeographic Walking Tours of Toronto (as well as EYE WEEKLY columnist/Spacing editor/flâneur extraordinaire), will be tweeting his Toronto discoveries through the Twitter handle […]

CFC Media Lab Alumni Save the Planet “One Story at a Time”

There’s nothing quite like a story of positive change… Check out GreenHeroes ( the current project of CFC Media Lab Alumni, John Bessai and Joan Prowse. GreenHeroes are remarkable people who acted on their idea and heroically “ventured forth” to protect our planet. Through their stories, our goal is to inspire people, like you, to […]

MaRS Centre Presents Entrepreneurship 101

CNMA’s Submission Deadline: 4 Days Left!

Hey digital superstars! Get the recognition and respect you deserve by entering your digital masterpiece into the CNMA’s. The Canadian New Media Awards ( are taking place December 1st, at the Design Exchange (Toronto), and looks to honour the country’s best individuals, companies and projects. You know your work is good, and we know it […]

Culture Days is Fast Approaching!

Calling All Digital Creators! Culture Days is a massive arts and culture party taking place in every province and territory across Canada this September 24 – 26, 2010 (in Alberta, September 17 – 19). The party takes shape in the form of thousands of free interactive activities for the public to enjoy and appreciate the […]

OCAD Seeks Instructor for Time-Based/Transmedia Narrative Course

PSST! Hey Alumni… OCAD is looking for an instructor for their Time-Based/Transmedia Narrative course to start this Fall, so you will have to act fast! Time-Based/Transmedia Narrative course (ADVR 3B03): This course continues the study of trans-media narrative and introduces the subject of storytelling and the construction of a narrative structure as students gain an […]

Musings from the mountains…

September 9, 2010 Dear Friends, I hope this letter finds everyone well, rested from a glorious summer, eager to embrace fall, and ready to rock n’ roll through to the rest of 2010. This August I was lucky to have spent some time in the mountains of the French High Alps at a place called […]

TWEAK: Last Call for Applications!

The CFC Media Lab and the docSHIFT Initiative have joined forces to present TWEAK: an Idea-Refinement Boot Camp for Digital Documentaries. We are looking for up to 30 experienced producers, creators, directors, writers, strategists and architects with an interesting interactive documentary idea and the desire to have their idea analyzed, work-shopped and honed from both […]