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