Posts filed under: In the Community

Recent Community Talks and Events Roundup

As we continue to grow, we always try to dedicate what time we can to engage with local leaders and give back to the community. Since March we’ve participated in a variety of community-focused events such as: Consulting for students...

Augmented Museums and Installations – The “Fossil Discovery Adventure” App

On Thursday, May 25th we launched “Fossil Discovery Adventure,” an educational exhibit-enhancing augmented reality experience made in partnership with the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC) in Morden, Manitoba.  Like “Cinémental 25” before it, Fossil Discovery Adventure was an experimental passion...

Bringing Diversity into Gaming – The Interactive Narrative Bootcamp Roundup

This past weekend Red River College played host to the Interactive Narrative Bootcamp we sponsored and organized alongside New Media Manitoba, Film Training Manitoba and Red River College . In our last update we explained why this event and bringing diversity into gaming...

Calling All Storytellers – Join us at the Interactive Narrative Bootcamp

Once again we’ve teamed up with New Media Manitoba to bring a unique event to local new media and creative talents. On this outing we’re thrilled to be bringing the fabulous and talented TV and video games writer, Elize Morgan (Orphan Black,...

New Media Manitoba 2016 Holiday Party

In what has quickly cemented itself as a long-held industry tradition, New Media Manitoba organizes a Holiday Party that attempts to bring together Manitoba’s entire digital media sector to celebrate the year’s achievements and look ahead to the future in...

Augmented Festivals and Events – The “Cinémental 25” App

This fall ZenFri collaborated with fellow Winnipeg-based interactive developer, Bit Space Development, to create a historical city-sized Augmented Reality scavenger hunt app called “Cinémental 25” for the Cinémental film festival’s 25th anniversary. The app was something of an experiment for us to see if...

Recent Winnipeg Talks and Appearances Mega Post

We know it’s been a while since we’ve posted an update, and for that we apologize. While this may create the appearance that we’re not up to much these days, the truth is actually quite the opposite. Since late summer,...

Other Creative Adventures – “Not Your Typical Creative Studio”

As we discussed briefly last year, ZenFri is not your conventional creative studio, and despite what our social feeds and updates may, justifiably, lead you to believe, we don’t consider ourselves a game studio either. We’re storytellers, who continue to work...

The Word is Spreading! Even more attention coming to Clandestine Anomaly

As we first noted last week, the release of Pokémon Go has brought renewed attention to Clandestine: Anomaly. Since last week’s post we’ve received even more coverage both locally and internationally, including a radio interview, tv coverage, podcast appearances and...

Recent Community Talk Highlights

As much as we like doing talks and contributing to the community both nationally and internationally, there is something especially gratifying about engaging in community and industry discussions on our home turf of Winnipeg. As May comes to a close...