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Fall 2017

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Ontario talent and produced Content in the Spotlight!

OMDC Film Indian Horse Garners Acclaim and Festival Awards

Indian Horse won the Audience Award at the Calgary International Film Festival, the Audience Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival, the Audience Award at Edmonton International Film Festival and was runner up for Best Feature at Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival.

Click here to see more of our Ontario filmmakers at OMDC’s Celebrate Ontario event.

The Handmaid’s Tale (based on Margaret Atwood’s novel) shot in Ontario won eight Emmy® Awards!

Congratulations to Take 5 productions and all the Ontario cast and crew who work on this award-winning production!

Melanie Mah’s The Sweetest One (Cormorant Books)
Oct. 16-30 | Southern Ontario Library Services (SOLS) Together We Read: Ontario

Southern Ontario Library Services (SOLS) and the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC) are pleased to announce that the open access title for Together We Read: Ontario is the 2017 winner of the Trillium Book Award: The Sweetest One by Melanie Mah. The Sweetest One, published by Cormorant Books, is open to 236 public libraries in Ontario that are participating in simultaneous use format from Oct. 16 – 30.

Click here to discover which Ontario authors and publishers are nominated for the many book awards this fall!

Ontario’s world-class magazine publishers with the Canadian Delegation at FIPP World Congress in London UK!

Row 1 | Matthew Holmes, Magazines Canada; Barbara Zatyko, Magazines Canada; Scott Jamieson, Annex Business Media
Row 2 | Rosetta Heckhausen, Applied Arts; Alysa Procida, Inuit Art Quarterly; Suzanne Trudel, Alberta Magazine Publishers Association; Jacqueline Loch, St Joseph Media; Natalie Milne, Maple Media
Row 3 | David Topping, St Joseph Media; Melony Ward, Canada’s History; Erin Creasey, OMDC; John Intini, Rogers Publishing; Charles Grandmount, l'actualité; Leah Sandals, Canadian Art; Jaime Lipowitz, Ideon Media; Jennifer Varkonyo, Maissoneuve

Ontario Game Company Numizmatic’s Light Fingers | Best of Mix 2017

OMDC IDMF-supported company Numizmatic’s Light Fingers Game won the judge's top pick at the MIX (Media Indie Exchange) PAX WEST 2017

Click here to see Ontario games and music in action.

Lido Pimienta’s La Papessa Won The 2017 Polaris Music Prize

Congratulations to Toronto’s Lido Pimienta | Winner of the 2017 Polaris Music Prize for the album La Papessa.

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