French-Canadian Series Rencontres Premieres September 1st on Bell Fibe TV1

10 EPISODE SERIES EXPLORES TORONTO THROUGH THE EYES OF ITS FRANCOPHONE COMMUNITY RENCONTRES follows a French tourist exploring the city as he investigates the feeling of linguistic isolation that many Francophones feel throughout Canada in a “fish out of water”, single camera, Louie meets Lost in Translation, episodic dramedy. The series takes audiences through the much loved and often…

The Future of Music Festivals

Are music festivals the next home of virtual reality? As summer saunters on, festivals such as Coachella, Wayhome, Osheaga, Governor’s Ball and Lollapalooza have come and gone. Much has been made of the decline of the music festival as we know it. Simply put by one journalist  “reunions are almost non-existent, unique headliners are becoming…

New LinkedIn Tinder

New LinkedIn Tinder-Style Service has Them in a Matchmaking Mood

LinkedIn has always put an emphasis on the importance of mentorship within their online community. From their #ThankYourMentor campaign, to partnering with The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) to conduct studies, there’s been a clear investment on LinkedIn’s part to highlight the practice. Now they’ve taken their relationship with mentoring to the next level. This week…

A Westworld Adventure

Lucky fans step into their own Westworld HBO’s Westworld took 2016 by storm with the premiere of their syfy-drama-western hybrid which explores a world in which “every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged without consequence.” Six months after the last episode of season one aired, the show is still making…

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2017 Emmys: The Top 10 Nominees

This month, Shemar Moore and Anna Chlumsky took to the stage to announce the 2017 Emmy Award Nominees and there’s sure to be much online discussion from now until the night of the awards, specifically about the slow and steady rise of subscription video on demand (SVOD) services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon.  …

first woman 2017

2017: Year of the ‘First Woman’

This week, the BBC announced that their seminal science-fiction series would see the first woman star in its lead role. Earning the honour of becoming the first woman in the show’s 54-year run to play “The Doctor” is Jodie Whittaker (star of popular British series Broadchurch). Whittaker was ecstatic to be tapped, expressing, “It’s more…

TIFF 17 Slate

TIFF Unveils the Beginning of 2017 Festival Slate

While Torontonians have been soaking up the sun enjoying parks, music festivals and food markets, the good people at TIFF have been hard at work behind closed doors screening film submissions, sending out acceptances and programming the 2017 slate. This morning the world finally got a glimpse at what’s to come this September 7-17.  …

Adapt or Die: Millenial Hotels

Adapt Or Die: Millennial Hotel Marketing

Airbnb, HomeAway, TrustedHousesitters, Hostelworld and Couchsurfing are just a few of the places travellers are flocking to when booking travel accommodation. You’ll notice Marriott, Hilton, Radisson and Hyatt aren’t on that list. They’ve noticed too.   The age of hotelier domination has come to an abrupt end, leaving the Hilton’s of the world to adapt…

VR for the masses

A Brave New World – VR for the Masses

This past June marked the second annual Virtual and Augmented Reality World Conference and Expo here in Toronto. Their showcase of new and exciting applications for the rapidly evolving technology begs the question, what does the future of VR and AR look like?   From everything seen and heard at VRTO, consumers can expect to…

Elevate Toronto

Elevate Toronto Launches New Tech Festival

Elevate Toronto celebrates tech innovation, disruption and diverse talent this September   This morning, atop Toronto’s CN Tower, ClutchPR was asked to join Toronto’s best and brightest in the tech and startup innovation field for the official launch of Elevate Toronto Elevate Toronto is a “three-day tech festival that will showcase the best of the…

Travel in a Time of Technology

How smartphones are altering the way we travel Think about the last time you went on vacation, travelled for work or visited family outside your home town. Did you take a picture and send it to loved ones? Or maybe you opted to have your airline ticket emailed to you instead of picking it up…