Vergil Kanne leads the development of high-impact, engaging interactive digital media projects for television producers, broadcasters, and marketers. He has led the team at Tactica to develop award-winning cross-platform projects that have received acclaim at the Canadian New Media Awards, Signature Awards and nominations for Gemini and Rockie awards.
As technical director at Tactica, Vergil has a diverse background in interactive development and brings a keen understanding of how technologies and art can be applied together to create the best possible products and solutions. He is knowledgeable and proficient in a variety of development contexts and platforms, including: Unity 3d development, mobile application development, web development, search engine optimization, social media integration and desktop application development.
His public speaking engagements include panels and presentations for the ICTAM CollaboraIT Conference, the Yorkton Film Festival, New Media Manitoba and the CASHRA National Human Rights Conference.
Tactica Interactive collaborates with our clients to create award-winning interactive digital media products and services. We specialize in web development, mobile app development, games, social media strategies and online marketing. We work with producers and broadcasters to create digital media content, innovative technology and marketing strategies that will build and captivate audiences.
Tactica’s clients and collaborators include City, CBC, Oprah Winfrey Network, APTN, Force Four Entertainment, Merit Motion Pictures, Buffalo Gal Pictures, Frantic Films, May Street Productions, Farpoint Films, Animiki See Digital Production, National Screen Institute and the Winnipeg Film Group. Tactica’s acclaimed cross-platform projects have won Canadian New Media awards and nominations for Gemini and Rockie awards.
Tactica Interactive launches Keeping Canada Alive – one of CBC’s most ambitious digital projects to date. The site features immersive 24-hour interactive video delivering unprecedented access to the touching human stories within the Canadian health care system. Viewers can witness babies being born, life-changing procedures, revolutionary new techniques in surgery, and follow the dedicated health care workers helping people who would otherwise fall through the cracks. As viewers explore scenes unfolding across the country, points of fact, context and discussion are fed to viewers through a continuous news feed that both amplifies and enriches this unique digital experience.
Over a 24-hour period on May 6, 2015, 60 camera crews descended on more than 40 health and home care locations in 24 Canadian cities to capture a six-part, one-hour television series highlighting 36 emotionally charged and highly intimate stories – from a three-month-old baby having a hole in his heart patched to a terminal cancer patient receiving end-of-life care.Keeping Canada Alive airs Sundays at 8 p.m. CT starting Oct. 4 on CBC.
Tactica reimagined the entire story world and user experience, in collaboration with our clients, to create a game that students love.
The 3D animated characters have personalities and interactions that jump off the screen making kids laugh so they’re entertained while the learn. Students are motivated to play more and more because each new accomplishment unlocks more animations. Once they complete a level they can play a bonus game that let’s them makeup and record their own story.
To create an game that students genuinely enjoyed we: