Monthly Archives: November 2010


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CFC Media Lab at HTMlles 2010

Jacqueline Nuwame, Sr. Training Programs Manager at the CFC Media Lab, had the honour of speaking at last week’s HTMlles Festival of Media Art and Networked Practices 2010 in Montreal. Founded in 1997 and produced by Studio XX, the HTMlles Festival of Media Art and Networked Practices explores various facets of digital technology and the […]

CFC Media Lab Alumnus Receives I.D. 2010 Annual Design Review Award

Congratulations to CFC Media Lab Alumnus, Tahir Mahmood, whose mortar & pestles continue to garner awards! The I.D. 2010 Annual Design Review awarded Silver to Tahir’s “Chattoo Wattas” in the Consumer Product Category! Since 1954, the I.D. Annual Design Review has recognized the best in product, furniture, graphic and environment design, from the iconic to […]

Out My Window Nominated for IDFA Doc Lab Award

Congrats to NFB/Interactive and Gerry Flahive, Kat Cizek, Branden Batuhin, Heather Frise, and the hundreds of photographers and researchers that made HIGHRISE: Out My Window happen! You deserve this nod! IDFA presents a new documentary award: the IDFA DocLab Award for Digital Storytelling. The prize (Canon 5D Mark II camera, made available by Canon) is […]

KENK Makes Quill & Quire’s Book Of the Year 2010 Non-Fiction List

HUGE congratulations to Alex Jansen (Pop Sandbox) and his fabulous team for making Quill & Quire‘s Book of the Year List 2010 with their graphic novel KENK: A Graphic Portrait. (Check out the other top dogs who made the list.) KENK: A Graphic Portrait is a ground-breaking 304-page journalistic comic book detailing the life and […]

UK Children’s Network Picks Up Animated Series Created by CFC Media Lab Alumnus

Just announced! UK Children’s network CBBC (Children’s BBC) has picked up animated series Smallfoot from Shark Teeth Films and Tricon for its online platform My Toons. Read the C21Media article here. Do yourself a favour… check out the Smallfoot Trailer: Shark Teeth Films is a cross media digital production company that creates original entertainment […]

Tim Burton at TIFF Bell Lightbox

We had the incredible opportunity of taking our TELUS Interactive Art & Entertainment Residents to a Master Class by Tim Burton (Director/Producer/Writer/Artist) today at TIFF Bell Lightbox! Tim Burton is in Toronto to launch his major career retrospective at TIFF Bell Lightbox. “Tim Burton’s visual style is unquestionably unique, loved by millions of fans and […]

Stitch Media Strikes Again!

Hey Stitch. How hot are YOU!? Leave it to CFC Media Lab Alumni Evan Jones, Victoria Ha, and Michael Schaus to knock your socks off! Stitch Media‘s Moderation Town has been nominated as one of the Hottest Video Content of 2010 by nextMEDIA’s Digital Hot List. Stitch will be pitching the NSFW web series at […]

docSHIFT Institute Calls for Documentary Proposals

WANTED: Canada’s next award-winning digital documentary! Do you have a digital documentary idea? One that can attract a large community, win critical success on the world stage, or innovate with a successful business or creative approach? The docSHIFT Institute will support up to four experienced creators with innovative digital documentary project ideas. selected participants will […]

HB Studios Seeking Head of Production

HB Studios is seeking an experienced Head of Production to join their team! If you are creative, hard-working, have a passion for video games, and thrive in a dynamic working environment, HB Studios is the place for you. HB Studios is the largest video game developer in Atlantic Canada with over 100 staff across two […]