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May 2019 Issue


Team Highlights

Kariakoo Meets MaRS
Kariakoo exhibited their VR installation, photography exhibit and soundscape with MaRS as part of the event Market Insights: Impact Investing in Emerging Markets.
OAK AR Partners with Forests Ontario
We're excited to announce that OAK AR has partnered with Forest Recovery Canada (FRC) which is the national tree-planting division of Forests Ontario, a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to forest restoration. Now families can learn about trees through OAK AR's game while also making a difference.
Contraverse Takes HotDocs
Contraverse is partnering this year with HotDocs to run the DocX programming for this year's festival. Learn more about these great interactive pieces here.
Medistream Joins CFC's Ideaboost
Congratulations to Transmedia Zone team, Medistream who secured a $35,000 investment from the Canadian Film Centre as part of their Ideaboost program. 

Past Events

Digital Showcase

The Transmedia Zone celebrated the success of our teams, interns and associates over the last term at our Digital Showcase. Congratulations to all of the members who make our community great!

Our Community


We are excited to welcome four new teams into the Transmedia Zone! We look forward to working with DiversifEYE, Amber, Green Room VR, and Secret Sessions. These teams are pushing the boundaries in stock animation, film storage, therapeutic VR and live experiences.


Children's Media Lab Co-Director, Dr. Colleen Russo, shares her findings about changes within children's television and recommendations for the future of children's media in her recent report. Explore her insights here.

Upcoming Events

May 23: All Star-Showcase
May 20-23: Collision Conference
May 25-26: Doors Open
May 2019: Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival

Industry Trends & News


How Pinterest Uses AI to capture our imaginations

Pinterest's focus on everyday, accessible AI means more new features to inspire users, and more opportunities for discovery. Read more here.

Podcast Trends In 2019 That You Should Know About

The simple concept of the ability to stream content like talk radio on demand on any device over the internet is finally gaining mass market appeal, more than 10 years after its inception. Explore the current landscape here.



Visual Storytelling Tools

These 11 visual storytelling tools can help improve your content marketing.
Time Management Tips from Linked-In Learning

Need to work on your time management? Check out these tips from LinkedIn!
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