Colibri Software Partners with Devour! The Food Film Fest

Oct. 29, 2013, Wolfville, NS – Colibri Software, the Wolfville-based rural development technology company, has announced its partnership with the Devour! The Food Film Fest.

Colibri Software will launch the Devour! App Powered by Strollopia, a mobile application that allows users to explore the festival through the application’s geo-located content messaging. The company is proud to be a part of Devour! The Food Film Festival and is excited to launch this application.


“We are proud to partner with the Devour! The Food Film Fest and launch the application to enhance the on-site experience of event participants,” says John Read, President of Colibri Software. “The app will enable users to explore not only the festival but also Wolfville and the surrounding communities. The goal is to make learning and exploring the festival fun and seamless.”

The third annual Devour! The Food Film Fest (formerly the Slow Motion Food Film Fest) is an international festival celebrating cinema, food and wine. It takes place in the culinary epicenter of the province–Wolfville, Nova Scotia November 13-17, 2013.

“Devour Looks forward to collaborating with Colibri Software in bringing their Strollopia product to market,” says Michael Howell, Executive Director of Devour! “This opportunity to utilize a multi-event Festival in testing their product should prove a good opportunity for Colibri and provide Devourfest with new technology of interest to our visitors.”

In addition to the planned 70 films from around the world, the festival will expand to include an Opening Gala Reception hosted by Food Network’s Bob Blumer, a program of industry sessions featuring food, film and blogger all-stars, top chefs from the region and beyond, decadent five-course meals inspired by films, wine tours, sweet dessert finish at the Closing Gala & Awards and much, much more.

Colibri Software was created to open up the space of complex and cutting edge technology to people in rural communities. The company prides itself on repeatedly using only the most powerful, open source, and user friendly technology in its projects. Colibri Software is focused on growing the rural economy and creating jobs for Nova Scotia’s youth. For more information please visit the website at www.colibri-software.com.

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Colibri Software is launching their newest mobile application at the Devour! The Food Film Fest in Wolfville on November 13, 2013. The application uses a mobile phone GPS to give each user a custom festival experience.

The application provides hand-picked strolls that take the user through a variety of different events throughout the festival, as well as provides the user with event schedules, service locations, and more.

John Read, president of Colibri Software said “We are proud to partner with the Devour! Food Film Fest and launch the application to enhance the on-site experience of event participants”.

The third annual Devour! Food Film Fest (formerly the Slow Motion Food Film Fest) is an international festival celebrating cinema, food and wine, takes place in the culinary epicenter of the province–Wolfville, Nova Scotia November 13-17, 2013.
For more information on Colibri software, please visit the website at www dot colibri dash software dot com.

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Contact Information:
Sara Nelson, Colibri Software
Email:  sara.nelson@colibri-software.com
Telephone: (902)585-1192

Daphne North, Devour
Email: media@devourfest.com
Telephone: (902.809.3274)