Partners

Dedicated to building and expanding
the ARA sector in Ontario

OMDC

The Ontario Media Development Corporation helps Ontario's creative industries produce film, television, music, books, magazines and interactive digital media that the whole world enjoys. And that contributes 300,000 jobs and $12.2 billion a year to the Ontario economy.

Brock University

Brock is a place where left-brain and right-brain thinking come together. Students develop rational/analytical thinking in concert with their emotional/creative sides. We view community involvement as crucial to developing intelligent, well-rounded members of society.

Niagara College Canada

Niagara College has been a recognized leader in student satisfaction. According to annual Key Performance Indicator surveys mandated by the province of Ontario, Niagara College ranked number one among all Ontario colleges in student satisfaction for six consecutive years.

IO: Interactive Ontario

Interactive Ontario (IO) is a not-for-profit industry trade organization committed to the growth of the Ontario interactive digital content industry.

nGen

nGen is a hub for interactive digital media projects and business development in Niagara.

Fourgrounds Media Inc.

A Niagara Video Production company with a talented team of filmmakers, an inspiration for creating motion pictures, and a distinctive approach to customer satisfaction.

FURI Enterprises

Furi Enterprises Inc. is a technology consulting company that provides expertise and leadership in web, internet, and mobile technologies, while maintaining a committment to aesthetically pleasing and functional experiences.

Western University

Western is committed to its mission of providing the best student experience among Canada's leading research-intensive universities.

Winvolve

Winvolve is a New Media Development firm specializing in Augmented Reality, Marker-Based, Mobile and Smartphone application development, as well as 3D animation. Winvolve was the first Layar Representing Partner in North-America and is considered one of the most innovative and creative developers in the field of Augmented Reality Applications.

XMG Studio

XMG Studio is an award-winning developer of hit video games for mobile devices. Founded in late 2009, XMG has been pushing the app envelope to create innovative titles that provide a cool experience for casual gamers. The company’s core focus is to develop properties that allow players to actively immerse themselves in our games.

Digital Extremes

Founded in 1993 by James Schmalz, Digital Extremes Ltd. proudly ranks as one of the world's top development studios in the interactive entertainment industry.

Morro Images

Named after the shrouded in legend ghost dog Morro from Berlin-Köpenick,
morro images operates in the fields of visual effects, motion graphics, 3D animation, 3D modeling, motion capturing, 3D simulation, character design, titles design, on-air design, production design, rapid prototyping and compositing.

Digital Arts and Technology Association

Digital Arts and Technology Association (DATA) is a trade association representing the digital media industry in the Greater Toronto Area. DATA unites members of the digital arts and technology community by providing professional development training, networking events, online resources, and shared facilities.

Tech Alliance

TechAlliance empowers London and Southwestern Ontario’s technology sector. We prepare today’s entrepreneurs to launch new ventures, provide education and networking opportunities to accelerate business growth for small-to-medium enterprises, and serve our 150+ members as advocates for the region’s thriving technology, life sciences and advanced manufacturing companies.

Ryerson University

Ryerson is Canada's leader in innovative, career-focused education and a university clearly on the move. It is a distinctly urban university with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. Ryerson has a mission to serve societal need and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community.

National Film Board of Canada

Canada's public producer and distributor, the National Film Board of Canada creates interactive works, social-issue documentaries, auteur animation and alternative dramas that provide the world with a unique Canadian perspective.

Ontario Centres of Excellence

The Ontario Centres of Excellence is the pre-eminent research-to-commercialization vehicle in Ontario. The OCE facilitates economic growth through support for industrially relevant R&D, the opening of new market opportunities and the commercialization of leading edge discovery.

City of St. Catharines

The City of St. Catharinesis the largest city in the Niagara region, located in south-central Ontario. As the dominant urban centre in the region, St. Catharines offers a highly skilled labour force and diverse economy. The City is committed to pursuing innovative approaches to economic development that diversify its economic base, offer its residents new opportunities and promote competition on a global stage.