October 31, 2007

Call for Applicants: Post-graduate Residency at CFC Media Lab

Canadian Film Centre

The CFC Media Lab recognizes that as technologies revolutionize our lives, new opportunities for creative thinkers are emerging. As a resident in the CFC Media Lab, you’ll push the boundaries of learning and imagination to create prototypes that are at the intersection of art and technology.

The CFC Media Lab is currently accepting applications for the Spring 2008 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.

Alumni successes include:

– Evan Jones (2004) — Graduate of the Year, Excellence in Cross Platform Awards at the 2005 Canadian New Media Awards for Xenophile Media’s Re-Genesis Project –

– Action Pact Designs (2004) (Into It!) – (2006 CulturAll research and redesign for disabled children)

– Murmur (2002) –

– PAX Warrior (2001) – special mention at U.N. WSA Awards)

– SEED (2000) –

– Trapeze Media (1999) –

– Smiley Guy Studios (1997) (Odd Job Jack) –

Apply Now – Application Deadline is November 23, 2007

For more information or to request a tour, contact:

[email protected]

t. 416-445-1446

Above image:

‘2007 IAEP Project ‘World Without Water’,

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