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Steve Couture CEO Frima Studio in Quebec City met with Game Careers at MIGS 2010

Steve Couture, CEO Frima Studio in Quebec City, Canada met with David Smith of Game Careersand Interactive Selection at the Montreal International Games Summit ( MIGS) in Montreal in November 2010. His advice for job seekers looking to apply for a job with his studio is: “Like everyone probably says, we search for the best [...]

AJ Morales and Sandeep Bisla of Longtail Studios, Halifax, Canada with Game Careers .BIZ

AJ Morales and Sandeep Bisla of Longtail Studios met with David Smith of Games Careers.Biz at the Montreal Game Summit. Longtail Studios create games for the Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS and the iPhone/iPod Touch. Sandeep, Technical Director, advice for getting a job at Longtail Studios, “If you can, try to give us demos, [...]

Craig Morrison EP of Funcom Montreal speaks to Game Careers. BIZ at MIGS 2010

Craig Morrison met with David Smith of Games Careers at the Montreal Game Summit. As the Executive Producer at Funcom, Craig heads up a large team working on the MMO Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures. Craig advises the following about how to get a job at Funcom, “In practical terms, you can visit the website [...]

Brenda Bailey Gerschkovitch of Silicon Sisters Interactive speaks to Game Careers .BIZ

Two Canadian game industry entrepreneurs have opened a female-owned and operated development studio. Experienced industry names Brenda Bailey Gershkovitch and Kirsten Forbes are the two execs spearheading the Vancouver-based Silicon Sisters Interactive. Brenda is the former COO of Deep Fried Entertainment, as well as a member of the GDC Canada’s Advisory Board, and chairs the [...]

THQ Opens Montreal Development Studio with Patrice Désilets as Creative Director

THQ have announced its plans for talented game developer Patrice Désilets to join the company next summer to form a new THQ owned development studio housed within its video game development studio in Montreal, Quebec. “The best way we can deliver fresh, high-quality gaming experiences is by working with the best talent. THQ is delighted [...]

Interactive Selection at Montreal International Games Summit 8/9 November 2010

The Montreal International Game Summit (MIGS) is an international event aimed at developing and promoting the skills and knowledge of video game professionals and, on a wider scale, of the interactive entertainment industry in Quebec, Canada. For seven years now, it continues to offer specialized conferences hosted by world-renowned experts in programming, arts, design, production [...]

Interactive Selection interviewed live on BBC News and featured in Edge Magazine

Can you think of 2 more prestigious institutions than the BBC and Edge Magazine? David Smith, MD of Interactive Selection, found himself live in front of BBC News anchors Simon McCoy and Carrie Gracie at 10.43 on September 21st for an interview about the games industry and the topic of start ups and jobs. For [...]

Montreal International Game Summit at the Hilton Hotel on November 8-9, 2010

The Montreal International Game Summit will be held at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel on November 8 and 9, 2010. For seven years now, the MIGS, organized by Alliance Numérique, has been offering high level conferences presented by renowned experts in business, arts and visual effects, design, production and tech, as well as a Business Lounge, [...]

Eidos Montreal is the leading British owned game developer in Montreal.

Eidos Montreal is making Deus Ex Revolution and Thief 4, The Deus Ex Human Revolution team offers a friendly, multi-cultural work setting. To create the feeling of ownership of their titles, the focus is on communication and idea sharing. They work as a close-knit team with long development schedules (at least 24 months), allowing them [...]

Canada becomes third biggest games industry employer says ESAC

Canada is now the world’s third largest employer of videogame professionals, pushing the UK into fourth place according to new data from the Electronic Software Association of Canada (ESAC). As reported by the Canadian Financial Post more than 14,000 people are now directly employed by more than 247 Canadian videogame companies. The ESAC claims this [...]