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07 Jul July’s Juicy Justles: Event Roundup

June was a blur of sun rashes, free alcohol at industry events, nodding along to co-workers describing what some music festival was like. Now it’s somehow July. Half the year has flown by, and most of it was wasted on subway delays. You won’t ever...

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28 Jun Vector Festival and HES Member’s Discount

[caption id="attachment_24110" align="alignnone" width="558"] COLL.EO, still from The Fregoli Delusions: Chapter 1, machinima, colour, and sound (2016)[/caption] 4th Annual Vector Festival: Autonomous Agents As community partners, we at the Hand Eye Society are pleased to bring you a special announcement from Vector Festival and InterAccess! Vector Festival is a...

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16 Jun Comics vs Games: TCAF-feinated Recap!

Wow, Comics vs Games is already a month in the rearview mirror! Let’s take a look back at one of our most successful cross-disciplinary events, which takes place every year during the Toronto Comic Arts Festival at the Toronto Reference Library and seems to get...

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03 Jun June’s Jumping Joys: Event Roundup

Just in time for June, the omens of summer are making themselves apparent. Rainbows mark prideful storefronts. The words “I have air conditioning” reveal who our best friends are. Locals get religious at their places of worship, chief among them "Sweet Jesus". Those of us...

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06 May [Video] It’s TOJam Weekend!

The annual three-day game-making extravaganza begins today! THERE WILL BE CONSEQUENCES is the theme of the 11th year of the Toronto Game Jam. To celebrate we're releasing two TOJam related segments from episode 2 of YYZ Gameshow, our webseries about the Toronto game community. The first one...

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03 May May’s Monthly Mayhem: Event Roundup

I’m feeling pretty felt optimistic about May. Maybe it’s thanks to Miitomo, a nifty app for introverts that lets you evade face-to-face interaction with actual people. Or because I’ve just found out the BELIEVE guy has his own Yelp page. It could be something in...

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24 Apr [Spotlight Game] The Yawhg

We’re here folks. The end of the line. The last episode. The Final Fantasy, for real this time. This essay is the thrilling conclusion of our Spotlight Game series, where for a year we’ve examined the vices and virtues of videogames by Toronto indie developers....

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22 Apr Three HES Events for the Weekend and Beyond

Spring is finally here! Why not celebrate with some videogames in social, light-filled spaces? This is a little reminder about three Hand Eye Society events coming up this weekend (and one on Tues) that you or someone you know may be interested in attending. Whether...

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