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17th January 2012

Something Is Brewing At Bibliotheque et Archives Nationales du Quebec and Warner Bros Games Montreal

quebecGuy Berthiaume, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ), and Martin Carrier, Vice-President and Studio Head of Warner Bros. Games Montreal (WB Games), were pleased to announce today the beginning of a promising, long-term partnership between the two organizations. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd December 2011

GameHouse Canada Expands to Focus on Social Games

gamehouseGameHouse, the gaming division of RealNetworks,  has announced that the company is expanding its social game studio to a new office at 712 Yates in Victoria, where it aims to double its staff to at least 45 people by the end of 2012. GameHouse Canada takes an indie approach to game production, encouraging designers to express their creative freedom during game development. The new downtown studio opens on January 16th and will offer its staff several perks including an open and collaborative working environment, a plush gaming and entertainment lounge, creative Fridays, and more. Read the rest of this entry »

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29th November 2011

OMDC Leads Ontario Producers in Mission to Boost Co-Production

omdcTen of Ontario’s leading screen-based producers have just returned from an inaugural ten-day Mission to India led by the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) in partnership with Telefilm Canada.  The trade mission took delegates to Mumbai and Goa, including visits to the National Film Development Corporation’s (NFDC) Film Bazaar and the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), providing the delegates with an opportunity to forge new relationships between Ontario and Indian filmmakers and build the foundation for future collaboration between the two jurisdictions. Read the rest of this entry »

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28th November 2011

Visual Effects Veteran Art Repola Joins Gener8 Advisory Board

gener8Vancouver’s Gener8 Digital Media Corp., a rapidly growing company that is redefining the landscape of 3D film production, is pleased to welcome visual effects veteran and producer Art Repola to its advisory board. Repola’s insight and expertise will help shape the company’s direction and further evolve their groundbreaking G83D™ technology, which provides filmmakers with an entirely unique method for creating movies in stereoscopic 3D. Read the rest of this entry »

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22nd November 2011

Square Enix To Expand Further In Montreal

square enixThe Square Enix Group, an integrated entertainment group, has today announced plans for further expansion in Montréal with the growth of its Eidos-Montréal studio and the creation of a new second studio, Square Enix Montréal, to open in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »

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18th November 2011

Square Enix To Unveil Montreal Expansion Plans

Eidos MontrealPhil Rogers, President and CEO of video game publisher Square Enix Europe and Stéphane D’Astous, General Manager of development studio Eidos-Montréal will be making a very special announcement at Club 1234 on November 21st. Square Enix is about to up the ante in Montreal’s video game industry with an expansion to the Eidos studio. Read the rest of this entry »

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14th November 2011

Q and A with Jade Raymond

Ubisoft Toronto is the “start-up in disguise,” as Jade Raymond calls it. The studio head and managing director of the year-and-a-half-old studio now houses almost 200 employees, and is well on its way to hitting the planned 800 over the next 10 years. We caught up with Raymond at WIFT-T’s inaugural International Women in Digital Media Summit in Stratford, ON to talk about the people she wants to bring on board at the growing AAA game company, her strategic goals for the next few years and how Ubisoft has handled its IP across different platforms. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd November 2011

Ludia Announces 100 New Jobs In 2012

LudiaInteractive entertainment company Ludia Inc. has announced its plan to hire 100 new employees by the end of 2012. Located in the Old Montreal, the studio is currently experiencing a growing success on social networks and mobile platforms. This strong growth is fueled by big hits such as The Price Is RightTM, Where’s Waldo?®, and Family Feud®. Read the rest of this entry »

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1st November 2011

Official Inauguration of Warner Bros Games Montreal

Warner Bros has released this photo in celebration of the official inauguration of its brand new WB Games Montreal Studio.  In the photo are: Reid Schneider, Vice President and Executive Producer; Martin Carrier, Vice President and Studio Head; Martin Tremblay, President of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment; Alain Paquet, Minister for Finance; Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of Montreal; and Jacques Daoust, President and CEO, Investissement Quebec.

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27th October 2011

Ayogo Acquires Tandem Learning

Award-winning Vancouver studio Ayogo Games, a creator of serious games that uses game design to educate and motivate healthy behaviour has announced an agreement to acquire Tandem Learning, a Pennsylvania-based learning company that develops serious games and immersive learning solutions. Ayogo was named by NextMedia as “hottest digital media company in Canada” for their work creating mobile and social games that improve people’s lives in meaningful, measurable ways while Tandem, which has been in business for nearly 4 years, has established itself as a leader in using new technologies and developing new methodologies for organizational training. Read the rest of this entry »

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