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October 30, 2017
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Virtual Reality Activities in November


MUTEK continues its virtual reality activities in November in Montréal as a partner of the 2nd edition of Sodec's Atelier Grand Nord RV and the 1st edition of HUB Montreal.

Atelier Grand Nord Réalité Virtuelle
November 8 to 11

Back for a second edition, Sodec's Atelier Grand Nord Réalité Virtuelle (AGNRV) will bring together the teams of 10 narrative virtual reality projects in development as well as renowned experts. The workshop offers a privileged opportunity for these participants to stimulate reflection on their respective works, to encourage the flow of ideas and points of view, while creating links with the objective of encouraging the work of peer production or future co-productions.
Stretching over four days at the Phi Center, the workshop offers discussions and one-on-one meetings devoted mainly to the creation and production stages as well as a Think Tank on virtual reality distribution. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet with interactive / VR decision-makers on November 14 as part of the Doc Circuit Montreal One-on-One pitches.


The teams of the 10 selected projects:
(QC) : Patricia Bergeron, screenwriter and producer, Leitmotiv / Ghassan Fayad, producer, KNGFU / Colas Wohlfahrt, designer and director, KNGFU
IRIS – Carnets d’une achromate (QC) : Emilie Bernard, music director / Elizabeth Laferrière, visual creator and artistic director
Margaret et Mina (QC/BR) : François Lanctôt, producer, Silex Créations / Julia Salles, director and producer / Svet Doytchinov, screenwriter, Yantra Films
Nous Sommes Anicinabe (QC) : Serge Bordeleau, producer, Nadagam Films / Cédric Corbeil, line producer / Kevin Papatie, director
-22.7°C (FR) : Guillaume De la Boulaye, producer, Zorba Production / Amaury La Burthe, interactive designer and sound spatialisation, Audiogaming
2050 (FR) : Charles Ayats, interactive and game designer / Marie Blondiaux, producer, Red Corner
Umami (FR) : Landia Egal, screenwriter and producer, Tiny Planets / Arnaud Colinart, producer, Atlas5
I-Transfert (Wallonie-Bruxelles) : Anthony Tueni, screenwriter and producer / Hervé Verloes, producer, Poolpio
Human Resources (LUX) : Marion Guth, producer, a_BAHN
iMultiply (CH) : Maria Guta, artist and director / Salar Shahna, producer

Experts: Eloi Champagne, Office national du film du Canada (QC) / François Fripiat, Sonicville-360 (BE) / Guillaume Perreault-Roy, interactive designer, Mixa Vision (QC) / Nikolaus Roche-Kresse, screenwriter, director and producer (FR) / Nicolas S. Roy, Dpt. (QC) / Pierre Zandrowicz, screenwriter and director (FR)

Moderator: Audrey Pacart (QC)

This second edition of Atelier Grand Nord RV is organized by Sodec in collaboration with MUTEK and the Phi Centre, with the support of the Agence Wallonne à l’Exportation (AWEX), the Ambassy of Canada in Brussels, the Ambassy of Canada in Paris, Brussels Invest & Export, the Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC), the Film Fund Luxembourg, the Fondation de formation continue pour le cinéma et l’audiovisuel (FOCAL), the Canada Media Fund, the Federal Office for Culture (Switzerland),, Téléfilm Canada, TV5 Québec Canada and Wallonie Bruxelles international with the participation of Air Canada, HUB Montréal, the Montréal International Documentary Festival-Doc Circuit Montréal (RIDM-DCM) and Sofitel Montréal le Carré Doré.

The VR Day
November 13

The result of a collaboration between HUB Montreal, Doc Circuit Montreal (DCM) and MUTEK, the VR Day is a new initiative that aims to contribute to the buzz of Montreal's creative industries. Together, we have designed an inspiring program that brings together actors from different audiovisual areas around a topic of current and common interest: creation in virtual reality. Bringing together Montréal and international pioneers of the field, the VR Day welcomes creators from various francophone countries thanks to a partnership with Sodec and its Atelier Grand Nord RV.
By combining our expertise, bringing our audiences together and stimulating the professional network together, we create an international meeting that values Montréal's creative potential and its talents.

At Monument-National (Café and Ludger-Duvernay):
8h30 Welcome to HUB PRO – VR Day
9h00 Presentations and panel: Storytelling in VR: New Interactive Experiences and the Art of Emotion
12h45 Game Changers Showcase: Minority Media, Félix & Paul Studios, Unlimited
14h00 Panel: Sound in VR: Essential Creative Tool and Technological Challenge
14h30 Game Changers Showcase: Audiokinetic, LuckyHammers, OVA
15h30 Panel: Distribution of VR: Where Are Our Audiences?

At Cinémathèque québécoise :
11h Open Immersion: Meet the Artists and Prototypes
14h VR Rough Cut: Manic
15h15 Open Immersion Presentation
17h Cocktail DCM – VR Day

While most of these activities take place in English, some may take place in French.

In parallel to the VR Day conferences, the 3rd edition of the Montréal Virtual Reality Market will be hold at the Society for Art and Technology from 10h to 19h.

Access to the VR Day and the MRVM is reserved to holders of a DCM accreditation or HUB PRO accreditation.
In addition, day passes will be put on sale on the HUB Montréal website after November 1.

HUB Montréal also offers a free VR exhibition called “Your VR In MY RV” that will take place from November 11 to 15 on Place de la Paix.

The VR Day is presented by HUB Montréal in collaboration with Doc Circuit Montréal and MUTEK, in partnership with the Sodec.

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