TORONTO, Nov. 6 /CNW/ - Centennial College's Centre for Creative
Communications is officially opening the doors to its first satellite
location, Centennial College @ Wallace Studios, on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 6 pm.
Located at the historic Wallace Avenue Studios in west-end Toronto, the
facility will be transformed into a media innovation centre to provide
hands-on training in an industry-based media and design production
environment. At the same time, it's an on-going business with commercial
tenants, which the college intends to keep.
The keynote speaker at the evening reception will be John Grant, Chief
Program Officer for WNED-TV, the PBS affiliate serving western New York and
southern Ontario. The college is building a relationship with the public
broadcaster, especially since the station has opened a studio in downtown
"Centennial College @ Wallace Studios is the beginning of a unique
industry setting for communications, media and design students," says Nate
Horowitz, Dean of The Centre for Creative Communications. "In our historic
location, we will work with the industry in Toronto to provide training and
incubation for start-up design, games and media companies."
Wallace Studios is a 44,000-square-foot studio rental facility serving
every aspect of the film, television, music, new media, marketing and
publishing arenas. The Wallace complex is located at 258 Wallace Ave. in the
Lansdowne and Bloor St. area.
News media are invited to join the reception and to tour the facility.
Date: Wednesday, Nov. 7
Time: 6 pm - 9 pm
Location: Centennial College @ Wallace Studios, 258 Wallace Ave,
Suite 100 (two blocks north of Bloor St. West, just west of
For further information:
For further information: Media contact: Mark Toljagic, Communications
Officer, Centennial College, (416) 289-5000, ext.