Evan Jones (Stitch Media)

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Evan Jones is an experienced Alternate Reality Game puppetmaster[1] and the owner of Stitch Media with offices in London, Ontario and Toronto.

Education[edit]

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 [2] and then attended the Canadian Film Centre for the Interactive Art & Entertainment Programme.[3]

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.[4]

Transmedia Work[edit]

Awards & Recognition[edit]

Year Project Award
2018 Thornwood Heights Canadian Screen Awards, Cross-Platform Project (Fiction) - Nominee[17]
2018 Home to Win Integrated Digital Strategy Canadian Screen Awards, Cross-Platform Project (Non-Fiction) - Nominee[18]
2016 Home to Win Integrated Digital Strategy Digi Award, Best Interactive Content - Winner[19]
2016 Together Tales: Capes in the Family Canadian Screen Awards, Best Original Interactive Production Produced for Digital Media - Nominee[20]
2016 Together Tales: Capes in the Family Banff Rockie Awards, Interactive Content for Kids - Nominee[21]
2015 Darknet Files Canadian Screen Awards, Cross-Platform Project (Fiction) - Nominee[22]
2015 Together Tales FutureBook BookTech Award - Nominee[23]
2013 The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour Canadian Screen Awards, Cross-Platform Project (Fiction) - Winner[24]
2011 The Drunk and on Drugs Happy Funtime Hour Digi Awards, Best in Digital Advertising - Winner[25]
2008 The Border: Interactive Banff Rockie Awards, Mobile Program Enhancement - Winner[26]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ ARGology. "List of ARG Developers"
  2. ^ "Evan Jones Alumni profile at Sheridan College Archived 2012-09-12 at Archive.is
  3. ^ "Evan Jones Alumni Profile for Canadian Film Centre"
  4. ^ McMaster Daily News "Quiz bowl team conquers Cambridge, heads West"
  5. ^ ReGenesis Official Website. "Production Credits"
  6. ^ International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. "List of Previous Winners"
  7. ^ Fallen ARG Official Website. "Production Credits"
  8. ^ Footage of the Fallen ARG acceptance speech. "YouTube - The Fallen ARG Emmy Acceptance Speech"
  9. ^ Gemini Awards Website. "Best Cross-Platform Nominees"
  10. ^ Banff World Television Awards Official Site. "29th Annual Banff World Television Award Winners Announced"
  11. ^ Millions of Us blog. "The Reality of Producing an Alternate Reality Game", 2008-03-20.
  12. ^ "14th Annual Webby Awards Nominees & Winners" Archived April 21, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  13. ^ OMNI Television Press Release "Canadian Documentary Redress Remix World Broadcast Premiere on OMNI Television"
  14. ^ World Summit Award Press Release "World Summit Award Winners 2011 Announced"
  15. ^ McMaster Daily News
  16. ^ Court rules in favour of Stitch Media
  17. ^ Thornwood Heights Interactive Canadian Screen Awards Nominee listing
  18. ^ Home to Win Integrated Digital Strategy Canadian Screen Awards Nominee listing
  19. ^ Corus, Kin, Cineplex awarded at Digi Awards
  20. ^ Canadian Screen Awards 2016 Nominees & Winners for Digital Media
  21. ^ 2016 Rockie Award Program Competition Nominees Announced
  22. ^ Canadian Screen Awards 2015 Nominees & Winners for Digital Media
  23. ^ BookTech Award Showcase: Together Tales
  24. ^ Halifax filmmakers win awards - Chronicle Herald
  25. ^ DIGI Awards Honour the Top Digital Creators in Canada – Twice!
  26. ^ Banff World Television Festival Announces Nominees for the 29th Annual Awards