Monthly Archive for: ‘March, 2010’

Canada Media Fund Pledges To Support Digital Content Creation

With its scheduled opening on April 1, 2010, the new Canadian Media Fund is promising to support Canadian content and software application development for current and emerging digital platforms. Some $350 million in funding support will be distributed, officials describe,

Competition Opens for UN Flagship's Digital World Summit Youth Award

The World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) invites young people under 30 to participate in an international competition who address in an inspiring manner the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) using internet and mobile contents. On April 15th, 2010 the Online

Emmy Award Judge and FanTrust President Catherine Warren to Join a Distinguished List of Luminaries at the International Digital Emmy Awards in Cannes

The world’s most prestigious digital event hosts a red carpet line-up at MIPTV PARIS/NEW YORK, March 22,  2010  – Jason Priestley, best known for his role as Brandon Walsh on the hit series Beverly Hills 90210, will host The International

CBC’s The Nature of Things Takes "One Ocean" to New Interactive Depths

In an ambitious and provocative new 4-part series exploring our global ocean, CBC’s THE NATURE OF THINGS with David Suzuki brings to audiences a unique, investigative look at the water that covers more than 70 percent of our planet. With

Story 3.0 at MIT Media Lab

Story 3.0: The Innovation, Culture, and Business of Next-Generation Storytelling This invitation-only workshop, being held March 23-24, 2010, will bring together a diverse set of stakeholders invested in the future of story. Together, participants will explore critical questions related to

dimeRocker Opens Platform For Unity Developers To Socialize and Monetize Games

San Francisco, California – March 11, 2010 – OverInteractive Media Inc. (OMI) announced the official open-beta release of dimeRocker, the company’s premiere self-publishing platform that enables Unity developers to deploy and monetize their games across the social web from a

Content 360 (2010)

Once again, FanTrust President Catherine Warren will be returning to the judges’ panel in Cannes as part of MIP TV’s 2010 Content 360 Pitching Challenge. A rapid-fire, live competition across 6 different categories, independent producers, agencies and digital designers are

How Women Engage With Brands on Social Games

A study from Q Interactive and Social Media World Forum of more than 2,000 women in November of 2009 found them actively engaging with brands while  social media gaming. 97% of women prefer to earn virtual currency through either winning more

Value of social game company Zynga? Perhaps more than $3 billion

Need another sign that social games are big business? A new report suggests that Zynga, the publisher of games such as FarmVille and Mafia Wars could be worth more than $3 billion — more than half the market capitalization of Electronic

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