• Elan Lee

    Aug 2, 2017 10:17pm | by Julie Giles

    Elan Lee is a professional technologist and storyteller.  His pioneering work in entertainment has spanned everything from multiple startups raising millions of dollars to creating the Alternate Reality Game genre.  Elan started his career at the Microsoft Games Studio where he was a Lead Designer on the original Xbox.  He next co-founded and served as […]




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    Watch Avatar Secrets on iPad or iPhone or as a Web Series

    Jun 16, 2016 12:10pm | by Julie Giles

    Toronto, ON [June 16, 2016] — Love, empathy, camaraderie and compassion are just a few of the themes explored in Avatar Secrets, an interactive documentary now screening via an app for the iPad and iPhone, and as a 10 episode web series on Vimeo. Written and directed by creator and storyteller, Ramona Pringle, Avatar Secrets […]




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    Download Avatar Secrets From the Canadian App Store

    Oct 15, 2014 12:16pm | by Julie Giles

    AVATAR SECRETS is live and can be downloaded from the Canadian App Store beginning today. The result of over a year’s work by the creative and technical team, AVATAR SECRETS is an exciting new prototype within the documentary genre, and one of the first features to be delivered exclusively for the iPad. A POV documentary […]




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    Announcing Future Now: 2 Projects. 2 Platforms. Many Perspectives.

    Oct 9, 2014 3:00pm | by Julie Giles

    You can now explore the issues put forward in Avatar Secrets by visiting Future Now, a website developed by public broadcaster TVO. Starting today, visitors to the Future Now website can view thought provoking quotes and sound bites from Avatar Secrets and its companion TVO documentary Life After Digital. Visitors then have an opportunity to […]




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    GamerGate: What is it and why is it rocking the [gaming] world?

    Oct 1, 2014 10:00am | by Marie Alcober

    If you’ve read any major online publication of late, you’ll have come across the term Gamer Gate — the online war rippling across the video game industry with no end in sight. While much of the fighting has occurred online, documented under the hashtag #GamerGate on platforms like Twitter and Tumblr, many women have felt […]




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    Digital Media Bootcamp: OMDC Master Class

    Sep 30, 2014 10:00am | by Julie Giles

    Avatar Secrets will be given the case study treatment at the OMDC Master Class, part of Women in Film & Television Toronto’s four-day Digital Media Bootcamp. This is an excellent opportunity to hear writer/director Ramona Pringle speak on the creative strategies employed in selecting the digital medium and business model for Avatar Secrets. A networking […]




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    The Agenda with Steve Paikin: Celebrity Hack Attack

    Sep 9, 2014 4:45pm | by Julie Giles

    Director Ramona Pringle made an appearance on TVO’s flagship current affairs program The Agenda with Steve Paikin to discuss the recent celebrity hack attack, which resulted in hundreds of private images and videos of female celebrities being hacked and dumped on the Internet. The story broke over the Labour Day weekend when users of the […]




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    Vint Cerf

    Aug 29, 2014 12:36pm | by Julie Giles

    Vint Cerf, is one of the co-inventors of the Internet. Currently, he serves as the vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google where he is responsible for identifying new enabling technologies and applications on the Internet and other platforms. Widely known as a “Father of the Internet, ” Vint is the co-designer with Robert […]




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    Eric Zimmerman

    Aug 15, 2014 12:35pm | by Julie Giles

    Eric Zimmerman is an internationally recognized creative force, design scholar, and expert on game design and game culture. Eric was the co-founder and Chief Design Officer of Gamelab, a NYC-based game development studio which was in operation for nine years. Since Gamelab, Eric has worked on a wide range of independent projects. He also co-founded […]