Jumping Screens Comedy Workshop
In this five-month part-time program created by CFC Media Lab in collaboration with the CBC and Aircraft Pictures, we experiment with a novel approach to series-creation. Ultimately the goal of Jumping Screens is to develop a long-format television or “digital first” comedy series for the CBC.
Buffer Festival Industry Day
Buffer Festival Industry Day is a one-day conference for industry professionals looking to optimize YouTube as a marketing and distribution channel, as well as a unique opportunity to network with YouTubers, MCNs, CMOs and content producers.
The ASTOUND Initiative, led by the CFC Media Lab in partnership with Hot Docs and OCAD U, is a special endeavour dedicated to creating innovative investment and business development solutions for Ontario-based creative content producers working in digital media, film, television, gaming, transmedia, music and publishing.
ideaBOOST/Mind Pirate Production Lab
ideaBOOST/Mind Pirate Production Lab is a three-month bootcamp for developers and companies that want to navigate the incredible potential of games on the next consumer mega trend of wearable technology.
TELUS Interactive Art and Entertainment Program
The TELUS Interactive Art and Entertainment Program was Canada's first post-graduate program for new media training and production based on a philosophy that compelling content is created through a collaborative process harnessing a wide range of creative skills, knowledge and talents. From 1997 through 2011, the program ran 27 sessions, had 219 graduates and developed 69 prototypes.
Interactive Project Lab
The Interactive Project Lab accelerated the creative, business and technical skills of Canadian talent, enabling the creation of viable start-up companies that produced innovative cultural and entertainment works; it ran from 2002 to 2007 and incubated over 30 companies.
NBCUniversal Multiplatform Matchmaking Program
The NBCUniversal Multiplatform Matchmaking Program, which ran from 2009 to 2010, was designed for experienced professionals from across Canada working in the traditional media and interactive industries.