OMDC Newsletter
May 2014

OMDC’s Digital Dialogue Breakfast Series – Selling to International Markets

Moderator - Kim Gibson, Program Consultant - Interactive Digital Media, OMDC; Panellists - Peter Wilmshurst, Publisher, AGW Publishing Inc.; Ryan St. Peters, VP, Sales & Business Development, Shaftesbury & Smokebomb; Robert Segal, Co-Founder, Get Set Games

The room was packed on May 2nd for the second of OMDC’s Digital Dialogue Breakfast panels of 2014: Selling to International Markets. Click here to watch the video.

Two more Friday breakfasts are scheduled this year, on June 27th and September 19th. Contact to be added to the invitation list.

Melony Ward (Publisher, Canada's History)   Ning Wu (CEO, OPEn), Mingliang Ma (CEO, Doozi Entertainment) and Christos Tsirbas (Director/Writer, Seetsirbas)


Visit OMDC’s Digital Dialogue Facebook Gallery for more photos from this event.

OMDC–Supported Events

Call For Projects - Nordic Co-Production and Finance Market

June 1, 2014 - Deadline to apply for Nordic Co-Production Market. OMDC is working with the Norwegian International Film Festival to promote a call for projects for the New Nordic Films Co-Production and Finance Market. The market takes place within the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, Norway from August 20 to 21. The Co-Production and Finance Market is an ideal forum for producers with film projects suitable for co-production and looking for Nordic partners, with funders and producers from other European territories also in attendance. The selected film projects are featured in the Finance Market catalogue, and presented in a 7 minute pitch, with organized one-on-one meetings. The festival offers free accreditation and two hotel nights and OMDC will assist with additional travel costs for selected projects. Interested producers should submit directly to the festival via the links below:Link to our submission form and Information about Nordic Co-Production & Finance Forum

Location Profile: Revival 629

The former Toronto Film Studios at 629 Eastern Avenue has reopened as Revival 629 and is expanding to become a convergent media centre. “Revival’s big idea is very simple: create an inspiring physical space, bring creative people together, and actively facilitate collaboration, learning and innovation. Think of us as an accelerator for the imagination." said Executive Director Ken Ferguson. “We’re in a unique position to fulfill this vision thanks to our existing film infrastructure and 18 acres of room to grow.” First on line will be the modern restoration of 40,000 SF of brick-and-beam office space perfectly suited to medium and small animation, VFX and game development companies. Occupancy is scheduled for this fall.