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French Transmedia Focus at Merging Media 2013

October 10, 2013 | By Francecanadaculture Vancouver

The Merging Media 2013 conference is welcoming an impressive roster of French cross-media and transmedia professionals this year, both as speakers and as producers pitching their projects. Come meet the delegates who will be actively seeking connections with their North America counterparts to discuss co-production opportunities, state-of-the art transmedia storytelling initiatives, and exchange information about current trends in the North American and European markets for cutting edge media projects.

HIGH PROFILE SPEAKERS

Michel REILHAC (Transmedia Consultant / Media Business School)

- Nov. 5, 9.15 am : Masterclass “The New Business of Storytelling : How to Be Globally Competitive in the Digital Age”

- Nov. 6, 10 am : Future of 360 Panel: Cracking the Code on Hybrid Financing – A Global Challenge

Michel Reilhac will also present the conference’s final keynote lecture :

- Nov. 7, 4pm : Audience Rising – From Passive Viewer to Active Participant.

Michel Reilhac is one of 6 Jury members for the Pitch 360 Competition.

 Djamil KEMAL (Lexis Numérique)

- Nov. 6, 11.15am :  Spotlight on Transmedia Europe : Europe’s Transmedia movement is producing some of the most exciting multi-screen projects on the planet.

- Nov. 6, 3.30pm : Future of 360 Panel: Disruptive Distribution and the Direct to Fan Opportunity

Voyelle ACKER (France Télévisions)

Nov. 6, 11.15am : Spotlight on Transmedia Europe : Europe’s Transmedia movement is producing some of the most exciting multi-screen projects on the planet.

Voyelle Acker is also one of 6 Jury members for the Pitch 360 Competition.

 
PRODUCERS


Three major French transmedia producers will present their latest project during the Merging Media Pitch Session. They will also be looking for coproduction opportunities and meetings with Canadian professionals : connect with them at the MM2013 B2B PLATFORM.

 
- Margaux MISSIKA, from Upian

- Mathieu DETAINT, from Kids Uphill

- Laurent DURET, from Les Films d’Ici
 

The French Delegation at Merging Media 2013 is supported by the French Cultural Services in Canada, as part of a multi-year plan to promote strategical partnerships and collaborations between French and Canadian organizations involved in transmedia and media convergence. Actions include the organization of international workshops, French productions focus in Canadian conferences, networking and matchmaking with the French ecosystem for Canadian producers and decision-makers.

November, 5-7, 2013
Granville Island Stage
1585 Johnston St – Vancouver

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