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AMPIA Workshop: How to Create Compelling Digital Extensions for Feature Films and Television

AMPIA presents an exciting and informative workshop sponsored by Telefilm Canada:

How to Create Compelling Digital Extensions for Feature Films and Television

Productions Speaker: Matt Toner from Zeroes to Heroes Media

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Steve Hogel to Speak at Emerging Business Leaders Meeting in Edmonton on March 21

Steve Hogel, former Director of News and Public Affairs for CTV Edmonton, and now VP Public Affairs and Communications for the Katz Group in Edmonton, will be the guest speaker at the next Emerging Business Leaders meeting on March 21 in Edmonton at the Access Lounge at 8223 104 Street starting at 8:00pm.

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TEDx Edmonton Tickets Now on Sale for June 11 Event

TEDxEdmonton 2011: Seeds of Innovation

We’re in the midst of an exciting era. We’re living in an interconnected knowledge economy shaped by the creative industries, information technology, and globalization. And we’re seeing a new generation of connected artists, scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs emerging who can transform seeds of new ideas into bold new works, companies and products. At TEDxEdmonton 2011, we’ll meet some of these remarkable people, some from abroad, others from right here in our hometown. We promise you another dizzying day of inspiration, wonder and curious delight, as we experience the stories, visions, and passions of these bold individuals through the art of live presentation.

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National Film Board Information Session in Edmonton, March 24

NFB NOW : A Linear & Digital Information Session

Attention Edmonton filmmakers, digital creators, and artists – are you interested in developing a film or interactive project with the NFB? Do you have strong story ideas, either linear or digital, that push boundaries in both form and content? Are you looking for new storytelling challenges?

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Vitalize Provincial Voluntary Sector Conference in Edmonton June 14, 2011

The Annual Vitalize Provincial Voluntary Sector Conference presents: 2011 Vitalize: Shifting Gears and Changing Lanes
on June 14, 2011 in Edmonton at the Shaw Conference Centre. Mark your calendars–it’s time for “Shifting Gears and Changing Lanes”!

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Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)