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Hyper: Interactive Tech+Art Conference

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 November 26, 2022
 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hyper Canada is a one-of-a-kind conference designed to bring filmmakers, digital artists, animators, game designers, and students together to explore the creative, commercial and technical possibilities of new emerging immersive digital arts.

Throughout a full day, topics such as digital media design, virtual reality, and interactive storytelling, will be explored with professional round-tables, immersive films, and creative technology exhibitions.

Creative Manitoba members receive a discount on tickets for the event! Use promo code CREATIVEMB_HYPER2022 or register through the link below.



The Interactive Digital Landscape in Manitoba

This opening panel presents a landscape of what artists, companies and researchers are creating in the interactive digital media industry in Manitoba.

Moderated by Jonathan Lê (New Media Manitoba)

Panellists: Dan Blair (Bit Space Development), Dee King (ZenFri), Lesley Klassen (Flipside XR), Noah Decter-Jackson (Complex Games)


Tech + Art = Magic

The panel invites the audience to learn about how to create content using interactive digital technology, the artists will share their stories, and challenges and will inspire the attendees to create.

Moderated by Emma Hendrix (Video Pool Media Arts Centre ​Manufacturing Entertainment)

Panellists: Casey Koyczan (interdisciplinary digital artist), Taylor McArthur (Digital Artist), Caity Curtis (Flipside XR), Freya Olafson (intermedia artist)


The Metaverse: What is that? Why does it matter? 

Here is where the speakers share their envisioned future of interactive digital worlds.

What is the so-called Metaverse? – What does it matter for the community?

Moderated by  Diana Olynick (XR Magazine)

​Panellists: Kevin Paquin (Online Business Systems), Sheila Harris (digital transformation consultant)

 November 26, 2022
 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Venue Phone: (204) 947-0984

Venue Website:

100 Arthur St, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3B 1H3

Cancellation policy

Creative Manitoba reserves the right to cancel or postpone any event where a minimum registration level has not been met. Participants registered for an event that is cancelled by Creative Manitoba will receive a full refund.

Registrants may cancel up to one week before the event to receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued to registrants who cancel within one week of the event start date. No refunds will be issued for registrants who do not attend.

Substitute participants are allowed in most cases, but not all. Please check with us ahead of time if you wish to send a substitute participant by calling 204-927-2787.

It is our intent that Creative Manitoba programs and events foster a supportive, nonthreatening environment for everyone to participate and share in - regardless of gender, ability, ethnicity or cultural differences. We ask that you please be welcoming and respectful of world views that differ from your own.

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