Posts filed under: Winnipeg

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,...

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...