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Hamilton Economic Development

Calling all animators

Animators are heading to the city, perhaps not in droves yet, but certainly in a noticeable cluster. The city has attracted at least four animation companies over the last six months.

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Award to recognize science & engineering contribution to the motion picture industry

Toronto, Canada – January 6, 2012 – PV Labs Inc., a leader in high-end image acquisition and analytics, is pleased to announce that The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® will honour the science and engineering accomplishment for the concept, design and implementation of the Pictorvision Eclipse, an electronically stabilized aerial camera platform.

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Hamilton firm getting Academy Award for camera system

The company, one of the first tenants in the McMaster Innovation Park, will be honoured next month by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences — the group that gives out the Oscars — for its aerial camera equipment called the Pictorvision Eclipse. It’s a special mount that can be attached to aircraft and other platforms allowing rock steady pictures from a bouncing platform.

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Michael Marini with CHML – January 5, 2012

Michael Marini was joined by Canada’s first ever mobile food truck & Hamilton’s own Gorilla Cheese on CHML’s Scott Thompson Show.

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Condo projects showing promise in the core

Hamilton’s core is on the cusp of a condo boom.

Two developers are working on new projects that are expected to add more than 20 storeys of condominiums to the downtown and Stinson neighbourhoods in Hamilton.

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WELCOME TO HAMILTON

Ranked Canada's most diversified economy, home to Canada's busiest multi-modal cargo airport, the busiest port on the Canadian Great Lakes, and centrally located within a one hour drive to Toronto, Waterloo and the Niagara/US Border, Hamilton is at the center of it all. With two internationally renowned post-secondary institutions in the city (surrounded by 23 other), a diverse and learned workforce and both ample greenfield and urban sites upon which to build, we're ready for your investment.

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