How to better understand the latest developments and innovations in the Media Industry

Montreal, April 6th, 2017 – The fourth edition of the Coming to your Screens Conference and the 2nd Montreal Virtual Reality Market will take place at the Plaza hall on May 31st in Montreal. Two unique and outstanding events under the same roof aimed at media and communications professionals to better understand the scope and trends in the screen-based content industry.

OUR PROGRAM THIS YEAR
This year’s Conference will stage some fifteen national and international high profile speakers that will exchange on the most expected business models in Augmented and Virtual Reality, examine the new offer in SVOD and online Streaming, discuss about industry developments in the newly eSports broadcasting business and aldo experimental multimedia environments increasingly used.

Amongst our confirmed speakers:
• Jean-Marc Denoual, cofounder of Molotov.TV, French live and catch-up TV streaming service in France
• Don McDonald, Chief Operation Officer of pay TV SuperChannel, who will launch a new eSports channel across Canada in the spring/summer of 2017
• Awane Jones, President at Zone 3 Virtual Reality and one of the pioneers in the Montreal Augmented and Virtual Reality Market.
• Jean-François Tremblay, Lead Practice Augmented and Virtual Reality at Valtech Canada
• Carl-Edwin Michel, cofounder and CEO at the Canadian League of Gamers, and CEO of Northern Arena eSports Competitions
Sylvain Marotte, screenwriter and director at XYZ Technologie culturelle
Alexandre Simionescu, cofounder and creative director at Float4

Again this year, the Conference will be animated by Stéphane Garneau, well-known host and journalist at CBC/Radio-Canada.

SECOND EDITION OF THE MONTREAL VIRTUAL REALITY MARKET

For this second edition presented alongside Coming to your Screens, the Montreal Virtual Reality Market will provide with exhibits and demonstrations of new products and applications in the fields of Augmented, Virtual and Mixed Reality. Clients will have the chance to meet and discuss with content providers and creators as well as hardware and software suppliers, that will be happy to assist them in experimenting these new technologies. Among our confirmed exhibitors are Smartpixel, Valtech, Imagine 360, Productions figure 55 and Simfusion.

“Again this year, says Gilbert Ouellette, producer of Coming to your Screens and MVRM, we will offer to professionals from various media communities a selection of conferences, exhibits, workshops and panels that will enable them to see, experiment and better appreciate those amazing technical innovations and the new business practices and methods that come along.”

SOME OF OUR CONFIRMED PARTNERS
Coming to your Screens and the Montreal Virtual Reality Market greatly appreciate the financial support of the Canada Media Fund (CMF), Bell Fund and the Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC) that make these events possible. We are also thankful to our precious partners Wink Strategies, TKNL, Infopresse and CTVM for their continued technical and professional support. And we are also proud to count on the cooperation of the most important associations in the media and communications sector: A2C, ACCT, AN, AQPM, ARRQ, RPM, SARTEC, FCTMN. 

CALL FOR SPEAKER PROPOSALS AND 7 MINUTE PITCH!
There are still a few openings in the agenda for those who would like to make a presentation on subjects relating to our themes. Give us a ring and we will reply promptly.

The same with our Showcase (Vitrine), a 7-minute pitch on the main stage to present concepts or projects looking for partnerships and/or investment. So, don’t hesitate to reach out and submit a proposal, your project might be selected! And it is free!

It is also time for sponsors to come up and benefit from our sponsorship program and appeal to hundred of professionals looking for novelties in screen based content.

COMING TO YOUR SCREENS
Coming to your screens is an annual and Montreal based Conference dedicated to advances in screen based content. It is an initiative of the Relève créatrice sur écrans (REcréé) and produced by the Evolumedia Group, founded in 2011 by Gilbert Ouellette and specialised in market and business intelligence in the media sector.

THE MONTREAL VIRTUAL REALITY MARKET
The Montreal Virtual Reality Market, also produced by the Evolumedia Group, wishes to establish common grounds between a growing and diversified offer in the virtual and augmented reality segments and the growing needs of diverse clienteles such as mass media, marketing, interactive entertainment and gaming, education and training, and many other sectors of the economy.

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Source: Gilbert Ouellette, CEO, Evolumedia Group, 514-813-3586, go@evolumedia.ca