Holiday Digital Media Showcase!
On Thursday, December 3, 2009, New Media Manitoba is partnering with the Graphic Designers of Canada, the International Game Developer's Association, On Screen Manitoba, and Flash in the Peg to bring you a holiday "Digital Media Showcase!"
Every year around December we get together with other related digital media groups to celebrate Christmas festivities, network, and share in some good holiday cheer. This year we promise to bring you the fanciest new media holiday event ever.
The party starts at 6 pm at the IMAX Portage Place to celebrate a digital media production that has been 6-months in the making. Eight new media companies and Eight industry leaders will be featured during the evening on the larger than life IMAX screen in a celebration that is as close as we've ever gotten to an awards show.
Here's the agenda:
6 pm - 6:45 pm Registration!
6:50 pm Video Showcase in the Theatre!
8 pm - 10:30 pm Party! Appetizers! Drinks!
Your admission ticket includes:
- Validated parking underground for 4-hours
- Attendance to the Video Showcase
- Party in the Lobby following the Showcase
- Appetizers (from Star Grill)
- 1 drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic)
There will also be a cash bar serving beer for $4 and wine for $6.
In July 2009 we invited new media companies around the province to share stories about their companies and the industry. December's holiday event will be the culmination of the videos we've been shooting that share some insightful and funny anecdotes from the people that make new media in Manitoba.
Following this feature presentation, the videos will go on tour around the country and beyond, helping to spread the word about our new media industry and why we do business here!
Manitoba Motion Graphics Companies, Digital Illustrators, Web Developers, Graphic Designers, Video Game Producers, Animators, Mobile Content Creators, and Software Developers will all be the toast of the evening as we share a night of food, music, and drinks, on a 7-story IMAX screen filled with some of your closest comrades.
Tickets are just $15, or $10 if you are a paid member of one of the participating groups hosting the event: NMM, IGDA, the GDC, OSM, or FITP. If you don't know what at least one of these acronyms stand for you probably aren't a paid member. :) Star Grill is catering appetizers and your admission includes a drink. There is free, toasty warm, underground parking within Portage Place. Just bring your parking ticket upstairs to be validated when you arrive!
We have a limited number of seats available so we encourage you to register online as soon as possible. We have sold out previous events in just a matter of days, and while this is certainly a larger venue, there will be a great deal more people in attendance.
If you pick just one new media mixer to attend all year this should definitely be it! Feel free to bring family and friends too. The video presentation will be the perfect opportunity for them to learn what you do. ;)