Digifest is Toronto’s international festival celebrating innovation and digital creativity. From October 18-20, we will be bringing together some of the world’s best and brightest to showcase next generation digital art, science & design. Established and emerging designers, technologists and artists will come together during Digifest for presentations, incredible demos, interactive exhibitions and parties.
Digifest 2011 Photos

Digifest 2011 Photos

Check out our photo albums from various Digifest 2011 Events!
Meet The Media Guru: Rebecca Allen

Meet The Media Guru: Rebecca Allen

For over thirty years Rebecca Allen has investigated a variety of technological forms of expression including 3D computer animation films, music videos, large-scale performance works, interactive art installations, video games, artificial life systems and virtual reality. Allen is not interested in technology for its own sake, however. Rather, she is...
Innovation Days

Innovation Days

October 26 & 27 Berkeley Church, 315 Queen Street East 9 am – 5 pm Paid event Buy Tickets The most recent innovations in digital culture, from video games to robotics; augmented reality to film & television; art, design & architecture to mobile technology will be shared with the Innovation...
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Meet the Media Guru: Paolo Rosa

Meet the Media Guru: Paolo Rosa

Meet the Media Guru welcomes Paolo Rosa from Studio Azzurro, an international group of artists of new media founded in 1982 by Fabio Cirifino (Photography), Paolo Rosa (visual arts and film) and Leonardo Sangiorgi (graphics) in Milan. www.studioazzurro.com
Meet the Media Guru: Tom Igoe

Meet the Media Guru: Tom Igoe

Tom Igoe likes playing with electronics, mechanics, and programming, making things that let people express themselves, and unusual clocks. He has written two books for makers, Physical Computing with Dan O’Sullivan, and Making Things Talk. He is a regular contributor to Make magazine as well. He teaches at the Interactive...
Meet the Media Guru: Maurice Benayoun

Meet the Media Guru: Maurice Benayoun

Maurice Benayoun is a French new-media artist whose work employs various media, including (and often combining) video, immersive virtual reality, the Web, wireless technology, performance, large-scale art installations and interactive exhibitions. He is co-founder and art director of the CiTu research center (Création Interactive Transdisciplinaire Universitaire), dedicated to research and...
Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

  Join us on Sunday, October 30th for some great bands and KARAOKE in the square! The fun starts at 11 am and goes until 5 pm. It’s all FREE!! Indie Week winners Tiny Danza will be performing at 4pm!
Halloween Spooktacular

Halloween Spooktacular

October 29 St. Lawrence North Market, 92-95 Front St. E. 8pm-12am Paid event: $20 Buy Tickets Ah, Halloween. Unlike Thanksgiving, you can wear gratuitous make-up, fishnets, and underpants on top of tights without offending your grandmother. It is indeed a time to celebrate. That’s why Digifest is hosting a kick-ass...
Meet The Media Guru

Meet The Media Guru

October 26, 27 & 28 7 – 10 pm Berkeley Church, 315 Queen St. E. Buy Tickets – Now 50% off! $25 Meet The Media Guru (MMG) is a Social Network and an Open Community of Digital Culture that organizes events in Italy to meet the world famous protagonists of...
Link Exhibit

Link Exhibit

October 30 School of Design Gaming Incubator, 333 King St. E. 10 am – 5 pm Free event Digifest is getting ready to highlight the best art that you’ve got to throw at us. We are gathering up amazing work for Link, our exclusive online digital showcase and weekend exhibition(s)....
First Person Show

First Person Show

October 30 gaminginc., 333 King St. E. 10 am – 4 pm Free event What’s this all about anyway? To put it simply, First Person Show (FPS) is a meet & greet show & tell for the video game, VFX and animation communities in Ontario. Exhibitors will be provided with...
Ziris™ Wall

Ziris™ Wall

The Ziris™ Wall at Toronto’s newly reopened Sony Centre for the Performing Arts is a video array made up of 21 HD Screens. Content that goes beyond HD can be streamed seamlessly across all screens. If you’ve got the skills and creativity to make a show-stopping video that could be...
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Digital Pioneer Inductee 2011

Digifest is proud to welcome Vincent John Vincent from GestureTek Inc. to our new Digital Pioneers Series. Over 30 years ago Vincent John Vincent embarked on a diverse and dynamic career at the edge of technology and creativity. This career has spanned the realms of being a world renown, leading hi-tech entrepreneur; an inventor and pioneer of video gesture control technology; a leading multi-media artist and performer; a high tech event producer; and a sought... +Read More

Digifest 2011 wraps up!

Amazing speakers, exciting demos, and enthusiastic audiences – Digifest 2011 was a vibrant celebration of the world’s best and the brightest in digital innovation and creativity. At the heart of this year’s Digifest re-launch was the concept of convergence. It was wonderful to see that concept take shape at each event. Digifest brought together an incredibly diverse line-up of speakers and presenters. They touched on topics ranging from gaming, art and design, interactive and mobile... +Read More

Artbomb! Buy what YOU love.

It’s an art auction with a digital flair. Headed up by Toronto art critic and writer, Andrea Carson, Artbomb delivers local and original works of art right to your inbox. Artbomb subscribers get one email per day, Monday through Friday. Each email features a work of art by an emerging Toronto-based artist. If you like what you see, you can bid on it. If you don’t, you don’t. Either way, you get an inside look... +Read More

Digi-Tweets

Digi-tweets Are you following us on Twitter?  If you are, thank you!  If you’re not, you oughta! Twitter isn’t just the fastest and easiest way to keep your finger on the Digifest pulse.  Follow us and, on top of useful real-time updates, you’ll get a daily dose of the Digifest team’s legendary wit and charm.  Not to mention first dibs at some Twitter-exclusive Digifest coupon codes we’ve got in the works. Wit, charm, info and deals - @digifestTO+Read More

AndroidTO

AndroidTO AndroidTO is this year’s must-attend mobile technology conference for all professionals and developers who want to learn more about the Android platform! On October 26th you will have the chance to listen and learn from some of the most influential speakers in the Android community. @AndroidTO is where you need to be to learn about the latest product innovations, new programming techniques and connect with the Toronto technology community at large. So grab your personal computing... +Read More

My Toronto In 10 Seconds

Show us “Your Toronto in 10 Seconds” and win two all-access passes to Digifest – Canada’s premiere digital arts & innovation festival!  All you need is a 10 second clip of what Toronto is to you!  Whether it’s your favourite neighborhood, park, bar or Queen St West alley way, we want to see it!  All entries will be shown at Dundas Square at our Sunday Funday. Here’s what you do: Make a 10 second video that... +Read More

Custom Digifest Guides!

With 14 events spread over 5 days, Digifest isn’t just awesome, it’s huge. Whether you’re a digital expert or a digital beginner, you’ll find plenty to pique your interest on our schedule. To make figuring out your personal schedule a breeze, the Digifest team has lovingly crafted some custom-made guides to help you figure out how to hit the ground running. Click here for guides for industry professionals, artists and designers, academics and more!+Read More

We Got Game

It’s one thing to decimate alien hordes in the privacy of your own home, but you’ll never know how good you really are until you test your skills against other dedicated gamers. The “We Got Game” event November 4-6 at the Great Canadian Games Show is your chance to show ‘em what you got. With 10,000sq ft of video game goodness it will feature big tournaments with even bigger cash prizes. Sign up at wegotgame.ca to register for... +Read More

TIFF Nexus Events

TIFF Nexus is a new ongoing initiative designed to equip a new generation of Ontario storytellers with the network, skills and partners that they need to succeed in a rapidly evolving and growing digital media landscape. The series supports Canada’s film, game, digital and new media communities as well as fosters integrations between academics, industry members and enthusiasts. Tickets are on sale now to the first-ever TIFF NEXUS conference presented as an Innovation Day in... +Read More
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