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Monday, December 4

The Lodgge Podcast

Welcome to The Lodgge Podcast. Each episode we will be welcoming a different uniquely talented guest to talk about a variety of topics. Our goal is to showcase the immense knowledge, diversity, and skill that Ontario video game and interactive entertainment studios have to offer. Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at the industry, its members, and the projects they create.

Recent Episodes

  • Episode 19 — Antonio Miceli

    In this episode of The Lodgge Podcast meet Antonio Miceli, President of Mega Power Games! We discuss his career path to game design, The impact of showing games at live events, the release of DepowerBall, and much more!

Previous Episodes


Looking to start a new adventure? The Lodgge Careers will be showcasing available positions from around Ontario. We will be adding careers throughout the week, so make sure to check in often. Each post includes a direct link to the official career posting, so you can apply in no time!

    • 5+ years of professional programming experience in game development.
    • Experience managing a team of programmers.
    • Advanced programming skills in C++ with a strong understanding of fundamentals.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Experience with C++ game engines such as Unreal Engine.
    • Experience working in large codebases.
    • A keen eye identifying the strengths and training needs of developers that they are mentoring/managing.
  • Rovio
    • Ability to create hand drawn/stylized 2D VFX in Toon Boom, After Effects, Animate, TVPaint
    • Previous professional/studio experience as VFX Artist doing hand drawn VFX flipbooks
    • Good understanding of colour theory, composition, and visual storytelling
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills – in a hybrid-work future with teams working together physically and distributed in equal measure, the need for clarity-building communication is paramount
    • High degree of self-motivation and initiative taking.
  • Torn Banner Studios
    • Expert knowledge in the fields of:
      • Editing
      • In-game cinematography (capture) or cinematics
      • Creative asset delivery
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong organization, time management, and scheduling skills.
    • Self-motivated and able to juggle multiple projects.
    • Experience working on AAA products at gaming publishers, developers or marketing agencies.
    • Knowledgeable about Torn Banner Studios’ products (Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, Chivalry 2)
    • Familiarity with JIRA, Perforce, and build management.
    • Familiarity with organizational and planning tools such as Favro, Trello, Miro and others.
    • Experience with creating graphic elements for trailers, including title cards and endslates (i.e. using Adobe After Effects)
    • Experience with Photoshop
    • Experience with post-production processes, including color grading
    • Experience creating in-game cinematics
    • Experience with cinematic tools in game engines such as Unreal Engine 4 or Unity
    • Audio knowledge and audio software familiarity.
  • Mighty Yell
    • Knowledge of any dance style is welcome, but focus and interest around ballet, jazz, hip-hop, or contemporary is an asset.
    • Formal education or professional experience in dance not required.
* Looking to post a position? Contact our comms team and lets make it happen!

The Lodgge Twitch

Our mission with this venture is to host a ton of Ontario studios, and create great content with them. Make sure to follow The Lodgge on Twitch to stay tuned in to all of our great content.

Recent Features

  • Nordicity Recaps — MEGAMIGS 2022

    The Lodgge & Nordicity have joined forces to bring you this new series about gaming events from around the globe, this episode focuses on the trends and impressions of MEGAMIGS 2022.

  • Do you or your studio stream Ontario produced games? Send us a message and let us know

Upcoming Industry Events

We scour the web for industry events so that you don’t have to! Whether you are a growing indie studio, a student looking to network, or simply a fan of video games, we have an event for you. Filter by city, event type and much more in our fully customizable event calendar. New events will be added weekly so make sure to check back in regularly to keep up with the latest in the industry.

*Is your event missing? Contact our comms team and let’s change that.