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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PsXXYborg: “Because your flesh is the disease!”

By: PeterK

Difference Engine jammers Sagan Yee (Icarus) and Hannah Epstein (The Immoral Ms. Conduct) are joining forces to develop an experimental video game project called PsXXYborg based largely on Donna Haraway’s

“Jeuxly” incubator produces great games made by dames

By: PeterK

Women’s game-making workshop collective Dames Making Games recently concluded their second game incubator, dubbed Jeuxly, producing six uniquely personal games from burgeoning female game designers and showcasing them to an
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LA Conduct: Difference Engine Game featured @ UCLA Game Art Festival

By: PeterK

Last week, Difference Engine participant Hannah Epstein and her unique Youtube-based game The Immoral Ms. Conduct were showcased at the UCLA Game Arts Festival in California, a two-day festival celebrating
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The Difference Engine Initiative: The Infographic!

By: PeterK

Difference Engine Initiative participant and coordinator Una Lee recently produced a neat infographic on the impact the project has had on both its participants and in turn the game design

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
Mare SHeppard leading The Difference Engine (Image Credit: TIFF)

The Difference Engine: “Engaging with N”

By: admin

The six women selected for the first round of TIFF Nexus’ The Difference Engine project headed up by Jim Munroe and Mare Sheppard, met for the second time on Wednesday,