Organizations

INTERNATIONAL GAME DEVELOPERS ASSOCIATION

The world of video game development is fast-paced and ever-changing, and the IGDA can help you stay up-to-date on the tools, skills, and resources you need to adapt and grow. Becoming a member helps you stay informed, stay connected to fellow game developers, improve your skill set, and support your career all while ensuring that there is a large, global organization able to advocate on your behalf for the issues that matter most

VIATEC

Viatec works closely with our members to offer a variety of events, programs and services. In addition, VIATEC serves as the front door of the local tech sector and as its spokesperson. To better support local innovators, Viatec offers flexible and affordable office space to emerging local companies along with a gathering/event space for local entrepreneurs

UVIC GAME DEV CLUB

UVic GameDev is a club focused on making games, whether it be professionally or for fun, solo or in teams. Game developers of all disciplines and skill levels are encouraged to check out their workshops and presentations

LADIES LEARNING CODE

LLC is not-for-profit organization with the mission to be the leading resource for women and youth to become passionate builders – not just consumers – of technology by learning technical skills in a hands-on, social, and collaborative way

Funding

CANADA MEDIA FUND

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, promotes, develops and finances the production of Canadian content and relevant applications for all audiovisual media platforms

INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA TAX CREDIT

The interactive digital media tax credit (IDMTC) is for eligible registered corporations that develop interactive digital media products in B.C. after August 31, 2010 and before September 1, 2018

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH & EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT TAX INCENTIVES

SR&ED is a federal tax incentive program designed to encourage Canadian businesses of all sizes and in all sectors to conduct research and development (R&D) in Canada

CREATIVE BC

Creative BC brings a strategic and integrated approach to the growth and development of the province’s creative industries

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

IRAP helps firms to develop technologies and successfully commercialize them in a global marketplace through: Advisory Services, Funding, Networking & Linkages, Youth Employment Programs

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