Posts filed under: Winnipeg

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,...

Pokémon Go brings attention back to Clandestine Anomaly

The release of Pokémon Go almost exactly one year after the release of Clandestine Anomaly has blown the doors off both location-based games and those featuring Augmented Reality. It’s also helping bring attention back to our location-based AR game, Clandestine Anomaly. While there...

NMM Perseverance is Key Talk

Tomorrow night at 6pm in the ACI Classroom, 4th floor, 245 McDermot Avenue, Co-Founder Corey King will be presenting a talk at New Media Manitoba titled “Perseverance is Key: The Struggles and Splendor of Creating My First Video Game and...

Corey named as one of CBC’s Manitoba Future 40

We’re thrilled to announce that ZenFri’s Corey King (Chief Executive Artist) has been named as one of 40 recipients of CBC’s Manitoba Future 40 2016 for helping advance Arts and Entertainment in the province. Now in its second year, the “Manitoba Future...

Corey takes home the Future Leaders of Manitoba Award

We’ve been truly moved by the outpouring of support shown by the local community towards our eccentric little company. We’ve always seen ourselves as forging a unique path, as doing things differently and making choices that outsiders may find strange....

Spirit of Winnipeg Award Nomination

It been a wild couple of years for us here at ZenFri, but we’ve managed to stay on course in part due to the warmth and support of our local community. While we’ve been working quietly behind the scenes on...