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!



Toronto’s Own Sword and Sworcery EP take home prize at GDC Awards

By: PeterK

The 12th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards took place last night in San Francisco and the fine folks of Capy Games and Superbrothers (specifically Nathan Vella, Kris Piotrowski and Craig

Watch the TIFF Nexus Locative Media Innovation Day!

By: PeterK

In anticipation of our upcoming conference on Women in Film, Games and New Media this Friday, we’ve uploaded excerpts from the Locative Media Innovation Day we held as part of
The Depths to Which I Sink

TIFF Nexus project lead takes home Audience Choice prize from IndieCade

By: PeterK

Big congratulations are in order for Jim and Emilie McGinley of Bigpants Games and their 3D game The Depths to Which I Sink, which took home the Audience Choice Award

Aesthetec @ Nuit Blanche

By: PeterK

After you’ve had your fill of chiptunes and big-screen gaming at the TIFF Bell Light Box, head over to Fort York to check out a very cool interactive light installation
© The Swarmanoid Project, Future and Emerging Technologies, 2011

Links of Interest: The Swarmanoid loves it when a plan comes together

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Spawned from a project led by Dr. Marco Dorigo of the Free University of Brussels, through funding by the European Commission, the Swarmanoid is not a single robot, but a
© Garnet Hertz, 2011

Links of Interest: The Post-Modern Power-Wheels?

By: admin

What if your actions in a video game affected the real world? Furthermore, what if the real world affected the game world? Such questions were what drove Garnet Hertz to

The Peripherals Initiative: We be jammin’

By: admin

TIFF Nexus’ first Creative Jam, The Peripherals Initiative, is underway! Participants from a game design background and a hardware hacker/ DIY electronics background came together in the TIFF Bell Lightbox