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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What Do You Get When You Cross An…

By: Mark Rabo

Illustrator, film maker, producer, photographer, writer, psychologist, youth worker, educator, hacker, maker, motion graphics artist, animator, web designer, sculptor, programmer, musician, video game maker, board game designer, pilot, break dancer,

XMG Founder and CEO Ray Sharma to speak at Rotman

By: PeterK

As part of the Rotman School’s Mobile Technology Experts Speakers Series at the University of Toronto, Ray Sharma, the founder and CEO of the successful Toronto-based mobile gaming developer XMG

Toronto is Getting in on the Global Game Jam!

By: PeterK

Calling all game developers! The International Game Developers Associations’ fourth annual Global Game Jam is soon upon us, and there are plenty of divisions around the world to register for

Second TIFF Nexus conference inspires!

By: PeterK

The second TIFF Nexus conference took place last Friday afternoon at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, where an enthusiastic audience of industry delegates and students of diverse disciplines engaged in a

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

300,000 people have played Difference Engine game: Kreayshawn!

By: PeterK

Since hitting the inter-webs in October of 2011, Beth Maher’s flash-based video game starring the famed rapper Kreayshawn has gone viral attracting over 300,000 players and receiving a bevy of

The Great Canadian Appathon Winner!

By: PeterK

Sliders, fries and cool beverages were enjoyed by all in the LCD-screen glow of the second floor of the Real Sports Bar and Grill as the Leafs beat the Devils
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

By: PeterK

Looking for a noble excuse to game all day? Then why not game with a purpose and register for Extra-Life the 24-hour video game marathon taking place on October 15th.

Vids of Interest: Chiptunes Shenanigans @ Nuit Blanche

By: PeterK

Did you miss The Royal Canadian Chiptunes Orchestra’s celebration of video game music with 16 other chiptune/video game cover artists during Nuit Blanche last weekend? Well fortunately for you, we’ve