A How-To Guide for Muslim Representation in Video Games

Video recorded and produced by Digitally Speaking A How-To Guide for Muslim Representation in Video Games by Osama Dorias Session Name A How-To Guide for Muslim Representation in Video Games Speaker(s) Osama Dorias Company Name(s) Warner Brothers Montreal Track / Format Advocacy Overview Negative portrayal of matters related to Islam and Muslims is a phenomenon […]

The Top 10 Immersive Moments Of 2018

It’s not often we take a step back and review. So, as the end of 2018 draws closer, I’ve taken a moment to do just that. From major hardware news to AR taking to the stage in spectacular fashion, 2018 has been jam-packed. Here are my choices for the Top 10 Immersive Moments of 2018 […]

Can Special Effects Be Special Again?

“You’ll believe a man can fly.” So proclaimed billboards and posters across the nation in 1978, in anticipation of the December release of Richard Donner’s Superman — The Movie. It wasn’t an idle promise. Although the Man of Steel had been depicted in numerous TV shows and cartoons over the years, Donner’s film vowed something […]

“We must self-regulate loot boxes before it’s too late”

The global games industry must get together and agree on measures to protect vulnerable consumers from loot box mechanics in video games. Speaking at a panel session at a behind-closed-doors event hosted by legal firm Wiggin (chaired by GamesIndustry.biz), one games development specialist said that self-regulation must happen quickly, because Government legislation will be like […]

Plans for Ottawa film hub rolling along

Ottawa’s film commissioner says things are moving quickly in the effort to turn a quiet piece of the Greenbelt into a sound stage for big TV and film productions. The non-profit, arm’s-length agency is partnering with TriBro Studios of Toronto to turn a former federal government research facility near West Hunt Club Road and Woodroffe […]