Monthly Archives: October 2011

Video Art Installations Animate the Cityscape!

Art4Commuters is curating two video art installations commemorating McLuhan’s teachings for the McLuhan100’s Then/Now/Next: International Conference and DEW Line Festival. These installations will be happening both above and below ground! Below ground, The Messiah with the Right Credentials (1990/2011) by Vera Frenkel plays every 10 minutes on the network of more than 300 Pattison Onestop LCD […]

Off to StoryWorld!

StoryWorld Conference + Expo 2011 is the first major gathering of content creators, platform providers, and entertainment industry leaders dedicated to exploring new business models and working together across media boundaries.  The CFC Media Lab will be in attendance at this conference and they will be showing two recently completed prototypes: Heart of Stars (Vanessa […]

Another Amazing Event: TIFF Nexus Conference Day!

TIFF has a conference day coming up for their mobile, locative media and gaming focused series TIFF Nexus Friday Oct 28th 1-7pm, learn more about this organization here:  This amazing conference is designed to introduce creators, including digital practitioners and filmmakers to emerging media technologies as well as offer them unique opportunities to meet professionals […]

You Have to be There: docSHIFT Summit

Don’t miss this boundary pushing conference featuring presentations by leading international innovators and forward-thinking producers. Uncover new business, creative, and technical strategies and inject a fresh perspective into your cross-platform documentaries. Two full days of inspiration, information, networking, and debate! Promises to be the most exciting docSHIFT program yet. Some Guest Speakers: Matt Locke from […]


Two months ago, and after years of what some have called hyper-careful consideration, I proposed to my girlfriend. While I’d like to say that I’ve been caught up in a rose-coloured world of emotional contemplation since then, as you might have guessed, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about technology. How does the gear we […]

See you there: Art, Science & The Brain

ArtsSmarts & Social Innovation Generation at the MaRS Discovery District (SiG@MaRS) invite you to attend an innovative knowledge exchange devoted to exploring the nature of learning, entitled Art, Science and the Brain: New Models of Learning for the 21st Century ( Don’t miss this opportunity to exchange ideas with innovators in the field of public […]

Cool Conference: PRACTICE at the NYU Gamecenter

What is the practice of game design? Out of all the disciplines needed to make a game, game design is the most critical but least understood. PRACTICE is an unprecedented gathering of professional game designers that takes a rigorous look at the ideas and methods of game design. Bringing together veteran designers across computer and […]

Coming up: 40e festival du Nouveau Cinéma Montréal

This October 12-23 don’t miss the Festival of New Cinema in Montréal!  James Milward, alumni of the CFC Media Lab, will be doing a conference talk on Transmedia Storytelling. The Festival of New Cinema is dedicated to the dissemination and development of new trends in cinema and new media. It acts as a springboard raising […]


The International Women in Digital Media Summit is coming up and we wanted to remind you about the amazing discount that members of the CFC Media Lab family can take advantage of.  Please email me, Andrea, at to get the discount code.  Registration closes October 12, 2011, so register now! Industry Affiliate Rate | $475 […]