Monthly Archives: April 2012

JOLT: Apply Now!

JOLT is looking for exceptional entrepreneurs who are building high-growth web and mobile companies that promise to transform the way consumers and enterprises connect, work and play. Startups accepted into JOLT will progress through an intense, four-month program that will prepare them to secure customers and attract the next round of capital. Upon completion, these […]

Hot Docs: Business Model Planning Workshop & Panel

As part of Hot Docs Ana Serrano will be leading a panel and workshop on Business Model Planning.  Panel: Business Model Planning For Your Documentary – An Introduction Part of the ASTOUND Initiative, this introductory session will present the Alexander Ostewalder’s method and the work of his Business Model Generation book. In an age where […]

CFC Alumni: Please Participate in this Survey!

Dear alumni, Since 1988, the Canadian Film Centre (CFC) has graduated nearly 1,600 residents across its innovative programs in the Film, Television, Digital Media, and screen acting streams. CFC alumni like you have gone on to develop wonderful, award-winning productions that have furthered the screen-based industries in Canada. As our 25th anniversary approaches, we are […]

MaRS announces JOLT!

New technology accelerator will combine creative design and business expertise to build growth companies Congratulations to MaRS as they announce the creation of JOLT, a new technology accelerator dedicated to building high-growth web and mobile companies that promise to transform the way consumers and enterprises connect, work and play. Housed in the MaRS Commons, JOLT […]

SEED: A Success at the McMichael Gallery

You probably remember when we told you about the amazing exhibition going on at the McMichael Gallery that Seed was part of!  It ran until this past weekend and was an absolute success!  A special congratulations goes out to all the project creators; Napoleon Brousseau and his two technologist friends, Gabe Sawhney and Galen Scorer. We had […]

For the Love of the Code

I first met Ben at Four Barrel Coffee in the Mission a couple of months ago.  Our paths crossed through SkillShare — I was meant to coach Ben through his presentation for Toronto’s upcoming FITC event on how Flash Developers can transition over to C++. I’m pretty sure I learned more from him than he […]

Culture Days: Call for Proposals!

Culture Days is a collaborative, national volunteer movement dedicated to raising the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities. From September 28 to 30, 2012, Culture Days in Mississauga will feature free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to discover the world of artists, creators, […]

Submit Your Stuff to TUFF!

The Toronto Urban Film Festival (TUFF) returns for a sixth year of spectacular one-minute silent films. Forever the strong and silent type, TUFF takes place September 7 – 17, 2012, concurrent with the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Named one of MovieMaker Magazine’s “20 Coolest Film Festivals of 2010″, TUFF is an 11-day long celebration […]

Apply Now: Graduate Diploma in Digital Futures!

You’re already an “out of the box” creative thinker. But are you ready to fly? Graduate Diploma in Digital Futures Digital enterprise in design, technology and art. For “out of the box” people. Located in Toronto at OCAD U in partnership with the CFC Media Lab the diploma in digital futures is a kaleidoscopic, multidisciplinary, collaborative program that is […]

#18DaysInEgypt — A Crowd Sourced Documentary

18DaysInEgypt is a revolutionary platform that captures moments in time and weaves them into a fabric of stories. I often have to remind myself how mind blowing it is to have Gigabites of information available to me at the click of a button, or the touch of a screen. I can look up the weather […]