Screen Industries

Recent stories about screen industries

Four smiling people in business attire pose in front of a banner reading "ESIO."]
arts business

ESIO reveals how it will spend part of rejigged fund

The Edmonton Screen Industries Office is now spreading the word on three new streams of funding as part of its $4-million Strategic Initiatives Fund for capacity-building.

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Two cosplayers — a fae in a long coat with epaulettes and a lady in a knee-length frock and a big, fancy hat — pose with six black-clad conference-goers in front of a portal promoting Nightingale.
arts technology

Gaming studios leverage connections made at GamesCom

A trade mission to Germany helped a big Edmonton video game developer build more hype around its first big release while giving smaller studios more traction on an international stage.

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A bar chart showing the change in civic department spending, population, and inflation from 2012 through 2021
city council taxes

On the agenda: Taxes, screen industry, and civic spending

This week, audit committee will meet on Feb. 13 and executive committee will meet on Feb. 15. Here are some of the key items on the agenda:

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A scene from Skinamarink, featuring a child sitting in the dark, faintly lit in blue and looking off-screen
arts film

Edmonton-made viral horror film heads to theatres

Film-goers will soon get a chance to see the homegrown horror sensation Skinamarink in theatres, as the low-budget, highly scary movie gets a legitimate release after going viral in pirated form online.

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A bus and car overgrown with vines on the production set of HBO's The Last of Us
business arts

Film producers' conference offers chance to raise Edmonton's profile

Members of the local film industry are hoping an international conference to be held here this month will persuade more producers to consider shooting their next movie in Edmonton.

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