So You Want to Break into Hollywood North

At Raingeek, we go on and on about the great things happening in the Vancouver Film Industry, but what if you want to be part of this here dream factory? The Tyee has posted an article on the adventures of FX tech Chris Clark as he fulfills his zombie-building ambitions from playing around with fake wounds at St. John’s Ambulance to his apprenticeship while working on the X-files.

Source:The Tyee.

Vancouver’s Big Sandwich Games acquired by Seattle’s Z2Live | Vancouver, Canada |

Big Sandwich Games, the studio responsible for last years Hoard on XBLA, PSN, and PC has been acquired by the Seattle-based Social Game developer Z2Live. Big Sandwich has seen a lot of growth over the past year due to their success with Hoard. The company has gone from just 11 employees to over 85 in that span of time. The merger will be just the thing Big Sandwich games needs to support that kind of growth. Tyler Sigman, the company’s design director, expects the company to produce two iOS games over the next year as well as hire another 12 to 25 employees. Hoard was not part of Z2Live’s acquisition, and as yet there are no plans for a sequel.


Kotatsu 2012 Cosplay Gallery


The National Nikkei Museum & Heritage Centre opened its doors Saturday and Sunday to Kotatsu, a decidedly anime cure for the mid-winter blues hosted by the fine folks at Irlevents. There were vendors, panels, DDR, karaoke and most importantly, cosplayers! Hit the jump link for our full gallery!
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