Monthly Archives: June 2011

Your Fellow Alumni Need Your Help!

There are two amazing Kickstarter projects that need your support, help these two teams reach their goals! Jeremy Diamond and Denny Silverthorne of Smiley Guy Studios are looking to raise funds to produce an animated short film as a tribute to the work of illustrator Bruce McCall.  The short film, Love in the Time of […]

My City Stories

Check out this amazing new project conceived and created by alumni, Faisal Anwar. mycitystories is a multi-platform project, which explores a city’s evolution.  We live in a city where there are infinite stories at every corner, in every neighborhood, in every house. mycitystories questions how, in this hybrid age of globalization, we perceive our relationship with […]

Job Posting: Java Web Developer!

Onestop Media Group, Canada’s leader in digital out-of-home networks, is looking for a creative, problem solving developer. This position requires someone with experience taking a significant role in several projects, including design and maintenance of our customer web portals. You will be expected to design, build, document and test your solutions in a team environment. […]

For-Prophet Technology

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the codification of innovation at Apple Inc. While examining the management hierarchies and creative clusters at work there, I began thinking about how one could visualize the larger web of technological influence stemming from a single corporation, or product. The latest iPad may be developed in a frenzy […]

Amon Tobin premieres ISAM at MUTEK

Greetings! I’m Aylwin Lo, CFC Media Lab’s newest staff addition. As a Tech Coordinator, I provide technical and design support to many of the Media Lab’s exciting activities. Last week I took a trip out of the lab to attend the 12th edition of MUTEK, Montreal’s prestigious and groundbreaking festival for electronic music and digital […]

Panel at NXNEi: The Changing Experience of Music

The CFC Media Lab is once again organizing another panel, this one is part of North By Northeast! This talk will focus on the needs of a new kind of information consumer, with a deep dive into the music industry, looking at different aspects from the digital landscape, the label, and the artist, which creates […]

An Open-and-Closed Case

It’s been a busy few weeks, here in Toronto. Hot Docs and the the CFC’s own WSFF have both come and gone, bringing cosmopolitan crowds of storytellers to the city in its finest season. Subtle Technologies and Random Hacks of Kindness also wrapped up their mashings of art and science this past weekend. NXNE, just around […]

Reminders About Upcoming Events!

The CFC Media Lab will be involved in a number of panels at the Banff New Media Festival! Transmedia In-Depth: In Conversation with Anthony Lilley, Magic Lantern Last year we convened a panel of experts to discuss Transmedia from the 50,000 foot level – What is it? Why should producers care about it? What are […]

Congratulations to alumni Shawn Micallef!

We would like to congratulate alumni Shawn Micallef as he was selected as a journalism fellow at Massey College this year! Three or more fellowships for Canadian journalists are awarded annually, tenable for one academic year, September to May, at the University of Toronto. Fellows are selected by a committee appointed by the President of the […]

Trapeze Makes Profit 200 List!

Congratulations to alumni Michael Kasprow, Creative Director, VP and co-founder of Trapeze, and of course, the whole team at Trapeze! Trapeze has been named as one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine!  PROFIT ranks Canada’s companies by 5-year revenue growth. Trapeze ranked # 137 with a 343% growth rate between 2005 and 2010.  This […]