Women in film, games and new media

Friday, December 9, 2011 TIFF Nexus, an exciting new series at TIFF Bell Lightbox, is bringing together the worlds of Film, Games and New Media through events designed to foster cross-sector creativity. Following our SOLD OUT Locative Media Innovation Day, TIFF Nexus, in partnership with...

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!

The Peripherals Initiative Presentations

As the first in a series of four creative jams, The Peripherals Initiative paired hardware hackers with game developers in an effort to innovate in areas of interfaces. Check out the project results as they were presented by jam participants at the TIFF Nexus Locative Media Day conference.

BLOG:TIFF Nexus-y Films from TIFF'11

The Toronto International Film Festival is in full swing and while TIFF Nexus’ presence skews towards the Industry side of things during the festival with a panel on the film and video game adaptation of William Gibson’s Neuromancer and a swanky networking reception, that doesn’t stop TIFF’s fantastic film program from yielding a few titles that I think are particularly TIFF Nexus-y.

News

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Events of Interest: The Music of the Video Game @ Nuit Blanche

By: PeterK

It is less than a week from the 2011 edition of Toronto’s all-night-art-thing Nuit Blanche, and those scrambling to sort out a schedule for “the-best-excuse-to-stay-up-all-night” would be wise to take
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Links of Interest: Foldit – A game where winning means saving lives

By: PeterK

A small detachment of gamers are being lauded for their part in producing an accurate model of an enzyme of an AIDS-like virus that will allow scientists to better understand
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© 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
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© 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
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TIFF Nexus’ Top Five TIFF Picks

By: PeterK

The Toronto International Film Festival is in full swing and while TIFF Nexus’ presence skews towards the Industry side of things during the festival with a panel on the film
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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,
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The Peripherals Initiative: We be jammin’

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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
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Welcome to the TIFF Nexus Blog!

By: admin

Hello! 1UP! <Item Get Fanfare!> Welcome to the TIFF Nexus Blog – the collective voice of TIFF Nexus partners, speakers and participants, and a frequently updated repository for news, recaps,
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