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


Under the honorary chairmanship of Andy Nulman

Guest speakers from companies such as Dailymotion, Google,
Vice, eOne, Jimmy Lee and many more

Montréal, 31 March 2015 – After an extremely successful first edition in spring 2014, the conference-event Coming to your screens will be back at Montréal’s Metropolis theatre on June 3rd, hosted by honorary chairman Andy Nulman.

Providing a visual and international overview of the latest trends and innovations in screen-based content, Coming to your screens will once again provide hundredsa of media professionals with the opportunity to benefit from the expertise of a variety of speakers, including Martin Rogard, COO of Dailymotion, one of the largest video platforms in the world and the most popular site in Europe, with over 300 million unique visitors per month.

The conferences, presentations, and panel discussions for the second edition will be based on the three following themes: How can traditional media adapt to new realities? Is it really possible to monetize content in online markets? Screen-based content in the making: who is saying what, to who, and how?

“With an exceptional program, Canadian and international participants will once again have the opportunity, on June 3rd, to see, learn about and share ideas on the newest trends and innovations transforming the world of media,” explains Gilbert Ouellette, producear for Coming to your screens. “This conference is in many ways unique for Montréal and takes into account what’s happening elsewhere in the world.”

Honorary chairman Andy Nulman and an advisory committee of pros

A media and entertainment entrepreneur recognized across Canada and abroad for his work with Just for Laughs, Airborne Mobile and the Society for the Celebration of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary, Andy Nulman is the honorary chairman for the second edition of Coming to your screens.

“My experience as a speaker last year allowed me to see how unique this is as an event for media professionals. I’m certain that the promoters will make this a must-see conference over the next few years,” said Nulman.

Beyond the event’s honorary chairman, the organizers are able to benefit from the knowledge, skills and networks of an advisory committee of experienced professionals: Morgan Bouchet (Director of Digital Content & Innovation – Orange Division), Philippe Lamarre (Founder and Producer, Toxa), Sophie Ferron (President and Executive Producer, Media Ranch), Paul Allard (Media and Technology Entrepreneur), Frédéric Guarino (Vice President, Médiabiz International).

The CTYS Showcase: increase your profile with clients and partners

New this year, the promoters are thrilled to present the CTYS Showcase. The Showcase is a springboard for boosting your visibility and value in front of the event’s entire audience, allowing creators to present their innovative projects (distribution platforms, loyalty solutions, content convergence, transmedia, webseries, etc.) in five minute blocks on stage at different points throughout the event.

Partners who believe in the event

Once again this year, Coming to Your Screens can count on the support of partners who are deeply invested in establishing this kind of event in Montréal. Already among them: the event’s principal partner, the Canada Media Fund, the Québec Film and Television Council (QFTC), the Bell Fund, TKNL, Wink Strategies, evenko and Annexe Communications.

Digital Spring

Coming to your screens is associated with the Montréal Digital Spring, an initiative of the Conférence régionale des élus (CRÉ) de Montréal, in partnership with 115 other organizations from creative fields or with an interest in digital arts. The second edition will take place between mid-March and mid-June 2015. Bringing together science, industy and art, the Digital Spring showcases the vibrant digital creativity happening in Montréal.

Coming to your screens

Coming to your screens is an annual conference event in Montréal on the topic of trends and innovations in screen-based content. It is an initiative of the Relève créatrice sur écrans (REcréé), produced by the Evolumedia Group, a company founded in 2011 by Gilbert Ouellette that specializes in market intelligence and media business.

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Source :                     Relève créatrice sur écrans (REcréé) and Evolumedia Group

Médias :                  Marie-Noël Phaneuf, Annexe Communications :

514.844.8864 poste 211 /  mnphaneuf@annexecommunications.com