Call for Applicants: Post-graduate Residency at CFC

Call for Applicants: Post-graduate Residency at CFC

Canadian Film Centre

November 21, 2008
Call for Applicants: Post-graduate Residency at CFC
Get Your Ideas Off The Napkin

Canadian Film Centre
2489 Bayview Ave.
Toronto, ON, Canada

Accelerate your future and surround yourself with new ways of thinking. There is no limit to what you can create at CFC Media Lab. In just five months, you will learn from some of the best in the interactive business. You will share new ways of thinking with ambitious and like-minded people from a wide variety of backgrounds. It’s a collaborative process that allows you to come up with new and exciting ideas for the real world.

FLEX your creative muscle and win free tuition with our online contest:

The CFC Media Lab is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2009 session of the TELUS Interactive Art & Entertainment Program (IAEP), a five-month, post-graduate residency focused on creating inventive interactive narrative projects for the Canadian and international marketplace.

The TELUS Interactive Art & Entertainment Program (IAEP) is Canada’s first post-graduate program for new media training and production, based on a philosophy that compelling new media content is created through a collaborative process harnessing a wide range of creative skills, knowledge and talent. An internationally acclaimed facility, the CFC Media Lab has produced award-winning new media prototypes ranging from simulation-based interactive documentaries, to wireless storytelling networks, to interactive short films and narrative-driven media installations.

The TELUS IAEP encourages resident participation from a variety of backgrounds, including: visual art, programming, design, production, filmmaking, music, writing and new media. The TELUS IAEP is also open to international residents. Alumni have represented many countries including Japan, Mexico, Israel, Pakistan, India and the United States.

CFC Media Lab alumni are at the forefront of the future of entertainment and have a proven track record of creating successful companies and projects with global appeal.

Successful Highlights from CFC MEDIA LAB ALUMNI include:
• Greenwave (2008)- a social network challenge
• LMNO PICS (2007)- an interactive language game
• Meanwhile (2006) – won the Reflet d’Or for Best Interactive Multimedia Fiction at the 14th annual Cinéma tous écrans in Geneva, Switzerland.
• Patrick Crowe (2004) – Graduate of the Year, Excellence in Cross Platform Awards at the 2005 Canadian New Media Awards for Xenophile Media’s Re-Genesis Project –
• Murmur (2002) –
• PAX Warrior (2001) – special mention at U.N. WSA Awards)
• SEED (2000) –
• Trapeze Media (1999) –
• Smiley Guy Studios (1997) (Odd Job Jack) –

Deadline is December 19, 2008

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