Enter the STORYWORLD QUEST!

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TRANSMEDIA! It was a hot topic at the Banff World Media Festival and now, AMPIA is partnering with NAIT’s Digital Media & IT ProgramAlberta Film, the Government of Alberta and Createasphere to present STORYWORLD QUEST!

The three-day conference will take place from Friday, October 24 – Sunday, October 26.  International speakers, presenters and attendees will gather to address the best practices, opportunities and challenges of immersive storytelling, entertainment, branding technology, including current and future business models.

Conference panel topics will include: The Gaming Universe, The Art of Integrating Story and Brand, Insight from World Class Writers, and Canadian Television in the DigiVerse. Yes… that’s a real word now!

AMPIA will be offering a 25% discount on registration for all active members. Please contact the AMPIA office for your code (1-800-814-7779).

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Martini Madness Fun!

AMPIA partnered with the Women in Film and Television Alberta (WIFTA) to bring the “Martini Madness After Party,” a wonderful networking social during the Banff World Media Festival.  Thanks to all our industry members who attended! For more photos visit WIFTA’s Facebook Page.

 

Upstart Launches in Edmonton!

EDMONTON UPSTART
MAXIMUM 4 DIRECTORS AND 12 ACTORS
MONDAYS 6:30PM – 10PM
MAY 12 – JUN 30

MEMBERS $175, NON-MEMBERS $225
Discount for Members OF FAVA, AMPIA, ACTRA, EQUITY, WIFTA & DGC

FACILITATOR: DYLAN PEARCE

Upstart brings together local actors, writers, and directors to perform simple scene studies for the camera. These scenes are shot and edited for the review of everyone involved. Actors – experience working with different directors and keep your talents fresh by working on new scenes each week. Directors – experiment while gaining experience working with talented actors. Writers – there’s no cost to submit a script! If it’s appropriate for Upstart, our directors and actors will shoot it while you watch your script come to life!

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