Critical Thinking Skills: Being the tortoise, not the hare.

The concept of “critical thinking skills has started to bleed across my different lives.  As post-secondary educator, a hot topic of training at that level has been to ensure critical thinking is a core part of the learning experience. Then as an industry professional, while out at an OMDC Digital Dialogue session on “Labour Market […]

About Digital Media Funding Proposals

There is a lot that game design, interactive digital media, film/television, digital arts, etc programs teach you in preparation for a career in the digital media content production sector.  But the one thing they don’t often teach (or really gloss over) – how do you raise cash to actually make this stuff? As these programs […]

Digital Media Budgeting for accessing project-based funding in Canada: Part 3

Part Three of this Eight Part series on the Canadian IDM budget template reviews the “Related Party Transactions” Tab / CMF RPT Form Previous Post: Part 2 – “Cover Page” Tab The RPT Tab / Form is weird one if you are new to interactive budget preparation. The best piece of advice I can share […]

Digital Media Budgeting for accessing project-based funding in Canada: Part 1

As an industry, digital media professionals are gearing up for yet another round of application silly season – OMDC IDM Fund and Film Nova Scotia’s New Media Equity Program are both due August 29, 2011, Rocket Fund Digital Program is September 28, CMF Experimental is September 30, Bell Fund and Quebecor Fund are both October 1, […]