Comics vs. Games Jam Video Now Online

The latest video from Endlss Films sums up the adventures and exploits of the TIFF Nexus Comics vs. Games jam. Click to watch.

The RENGA Reaction

The 100-player laser co-op experience RENGA was presented by TIFF Nexus during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, click here to learn what the audience had to say about it!

Comics Vs. Games TCAF Panel Now Online!

The Comics Vs. Games Jam panel that took place at this year's Toronto Comic Arts Festival, which saw jam leader and Black Church Brigadange game developer, Miguel Sternberg, moderate select comic artists and game developers from the project, is finally online! Check out this hour of mirth and insight now!

Dr. Nichole Pinkard's Keynote presentation from New Media Literacies conference

Click the adjacant image to see Dr. Pinkard's talk on the success of the Digital Youth Network program at the TIFF Nexus New Media Literacies Conference on April 20th. Her presentation is followed by an onstage conversation with Debbie Gordon, the director of the kidsmediacentre at Centennial College.

See the Youth New Media Literacy Jammers in Action

Click the adjacant image to watch a short documentary produced by Endless Films outlining the Youth New Media Literacy jam and the fantastic projects that came out of it!

Keynote: Leigh Alexander

Gaming culture is beginning to embrace the idea that it needs more diverse perspectives both on the player side as well as in game development, and there are many positive examples - yet it still has further to go. Find out the where and how by watching Leigh Alexander's keynote presentation from the TIFF Nexus Women in Film, Games and New Media conference that took place on Dec. 9th, 2011 in partnership with WIFT-T. Click to watch.

TIFF Nexus Locative Media Day keynote presentation

Design guru and author of Sketching User Experiences: Getting the Design Right and the Right Design, Bill Buxton discusses how the three rules of digital are more-or-less the same as those for real-estate: location, location, location. Click the adjacent image to watch his entire presentation on Whereable Media now!

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Hackathons, Award Galas & Workshops, oh my!

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Hannah Epstein’s latest YouTube interactive adventure premieres at HTMlles Fest

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Difference Engine participant Hannah Epstein’s follow-up to her YouTube FMV game The Immoral Ms. Conduct, McMickey and Air Jordan’s Hyperspace Safari! (previewed at TIFF Nexus’ own mini-Arcade during the 2012
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Inaugural Toronto video game art fest, Vector, seeking submissions

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PsXXYborg: “Because your flesh is the disease!”

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