Evan Jones (Stitch Media)
Jones studied at McMaster University with a combined Honours Arts & Science degree specializing in Computer Science and Film Studies. After this he took Interactive Multimedia at Sheridan College  and then attended the Canadian Film Centre for the Interactive Art & Entertainment Programme.
During his time at McMaster University, he competed internationally in Quiz Bowl trivia tournaments, winning the DII title at Sectionals in 2000 and beating out Ivy League competitors such as Cambridge and Yale.
- In 2005, Jones became Creative Director and Puppetmaster for the ReGenesis Extended Reality Game which won a 2007 International Emmy Award for Interactive Program.
- In 2006, Jones was Creative Director and Puppetmaster for the Fallen Alternate Reality Game, which won Outstanding Achievement in Interactive Television in the 2007 Primetime Emmy Awards.
- In 2007, Jones was the creator of The Border Interactive which was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Cross-Platform and won a Banff World Television Award for Mobile Programs & Enhancements.
- In 2008 he was the game designer for the Sarah Connor Chronicles ARG.
- In 2009 he consulted for Xenophile Media on Love Letters to the Future, a Greenpeace project which won two Webby Awards for Green and People's Voice.
- In 2010 Jones' company Stitch Media released its first interactive documentary, Redress Remix, on OMNI Television which won the United Nations' World Summit Award for E-Culture & Heritage.
- In 2012 Jones was named one of McMaster University's Top 10 People of Impact
- In 2012 Jones's company Stitch Media successfully overturned a ruling by the Nova Scotia Department of Finance on the definition of interactivity in the Nova Scotia Supreme Court
Awards & Recognition
|2018||Thornwood Heights||Canadian Screen Awards, Cross-Platform Project (Fiction) - Nominee|
|2018||Home to Win Integrated Digital Strategy||Canadian Screen Awards, Cross-Platform Project (Non-Fiction) - Nominee|
|2016||Home to Win Integrated Digital Strategy||Digi Award, Best Interactive Content - Winner|
|2016||Together Tales: Capes in the Family||Canadian Screen Awards, Best Original Interactive Production Produced for Digital Media - Nominee|
|2016||Together Tales: Capes in the Family||Banff Rockie Awards, Interactive Content for Kids - Nominee|
|2015||Darknet Files||Canadian Screen Awards, Cross-Platform Project (Fiction) - Nominee|
|2015||Together Tales||FutureBook BookTech Award - Nominee|
|2013||The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour||Canadian Screen Awards, Cross-Platform Project (Fiction) - Winner|
|2011||The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour||Digi Awards, Best in Digital Advertising - Winner|
|2008||The Border: Interactive||Banff Rockie Awards, Mobile Program Enhancement - Winner|
Notes and references
- ARGology. "List of ARG Developers"
- "Evan Jones Alumni profile at Sheridan College Archived 2012-09-12 at Archive.is
- "Evan Jones Alumni Profile for Canadian Film Centre"
- McMaster Daily News "Quiz bowl team conquers Cambridge, heads West"
- ReGenesis Official Website. "Production Credits"
- International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "List of Previous Winners"
- Fallen ARG Official Website. "Production Credits"
- Footage of the Fallen ARG acceptance speech. "YouTube - The Fallen ARG Emmy Acceptance Speech"
- Gemini Awards Website. "Best Cross-Platform Nominees"
- Banff World Television Awards Official Site. "29th Annual Banff World Television Award Winners Announced"
- Millions of Us blog. "The Reality of Producing an Alternate Reality Game", 2008-03-20.
- "14th Annual Webby Awards Nominees & Winners" Archived April 21, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
- OMNI Television Press Release "Canadian Documentary Redress Remix World Broadcast Premiere on OMNI Television"
- World Summit Award Press Release "World Summit Award Winners 2011 Announced"
- McMaster Daily News
- Court rules in favour of Stitch Media
- Thornwood Heights Interactive Canadian Screen Awards Nominee listing
- Home to Win Integrated Digital Strategy Canadian Screen Awards Nominee listing
- Corus, Kin, Cineplex awarded at Digi Awards
- Canadian Screen Awards 2016 Nominees & Winners for Digital Media
- 2016 Rockie Award Program Competition Nominees Announced
- Canadian Screen Awards 2015 Nominees & Winners for Digital Media
- BookTech Award Showcase: Together Tales
- Halifax filmmakers win awards - Chronicle Herald
- DIGI Awards Honour the Top Digital Creators in Canada – Twice!
- Banff World Television Festival Announces Nominees for the 29th Annual Awards