The worlds of film, games and new media converge at TIFF Bell Lightbox

Creative Jams

Hands-on “creative jam” sessions offer participants the chance to conceive and prototype innovative gaming experiences. These creative jam sessions will explore a range of emerging trends in interaction design, including locative media, women in digital media, children’s new media literacy, and the intersection between gaming and comic books.

TIFF Nexus creative jams are comprised of industry professionals, by invitation only.

The Peripherals Initiative
On now through October 2011
A creative jam led by the Hand-Eye Society and additional partner labs that put hardware hackers together with game developers to innovate in areas of interface design.

The Difference Engine

On now through November 2011

This game-making incubator session led by the Hand-Eye Society and additional partners invites women from diverse media sectors to learn and create through accessible, point-and-click game-making tools.