Author: Jim Munroe

06 May Local Sound Lecture Series #1

Local Sound is a new "organization helping bring together the Toronto audio community to promote education and push innovation" and they're having their first lecture series event next week: This is the very first of the Local Sound community lecture series. Whether you're a veteran sound designer...

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19 Apr Meet the Creators of That Dragon, Cancer

Hot Docs is showing a documentary called Thank You for Playing about the making of the game That Dragon, Cancer. The game is an autobiographical work exploring the feelings of a family with a child with cancer. The filmmakers shared an advance screener with us and it's...

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06 Feb AGM 2015: New Faces, Program Reports

Last Saturday was had our Annual General Meeting, where we voted in an unprecedented four new board members. Welcome Cindy, Chris, Sara and Adam! We also debuted our new webseries pilot about Toronto game culture, YYZ Gameshow, which is currently airing on Bell Fibe (channel 1217) and...

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01 Feb February 2015 Game Event Roundup

No time for winter blahs with this much amazing stuff going on! The info below is also on the Toronto Videogame Events Calendar, now available on our homepage, and can be added to a googlecal. Note that this month, none of the below are Hand Eye Society events —...

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29 Dec Our 2014 Activities & Tech Donations

If you scored some new gear these holidays, you might consider donating some of your old stuff to us: specifically, we're looking for Playstation 3s, flat-screen monitors/LCD TVs (22"+), and digital projectors to enhance our game literacy and exhibition programs. Email us at info@handeyesociety.com if you're...

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22 Dec To the Streets Meeting on Jan. 7th

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3b2PKMqZBO4 Our "To the Streets" initiative is about bringing games into unique public spaces. In 2014 we did it mostly on the down-low, experimenting with different approaches and models, but you can watch the great 4 minute video piece Curio did documenting our first iteration. Keep an eye out for...

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