|Meetings, talks and discoveries |
FIFA Connexions will be held on March 18 and 19, 2020. This series of events aims at gathering professionals from the film industry and is open to the general public. FIFA Connexions invites culture stakeholders, artists, online distribution platforms, local and international creation studios to come and discuss production and distribution issues. The discussion will take the format of panels and talks that will deal with practical case studies. Accessibility: we offer unlimited access to these 2 days to the holders of a 38th FIFA passport. Each activity will have the price of a regular film screening. Wednesday, March 18 and Thursday, March 19 | Cinéma Impérial
PANEL: ART THERAPY
With the participation of Isabelle Gagnon, psychologist and art therapist; Stephen Legari, head of the art therapy program and therapist at MMFA; Amy Éloïse Mailloux, head of the National Dance Therapy Center at Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal; Marie-Pier Malo, head of the education and research committee within the AATQ; Guylaine Vaillancourt, music therapist and director of the art therapy department at Concordia University; and Vincent Antonini, producer of L’âge d’or.
Thursday, March 19 | 12pm | Cinéma Impérial
PANEL: THE ART OF FILMING DANCE
With the participation of Édouard Lock, choreographer and director; Laurent Métivier, head of the audiovisual service at l’Opéra de Paris; Valérie Lessard, artist, teacher and videographer; Marites Carino, journalist, director, artist; Alexandre Paskanoi, director; and Jean-Christophe Yacono, visual and digital artist.
Thursday, March 19 | 10am | Cinéma Impérial
PANEL: PRODUCING AND DISTRIBUTING IN THE DIGITAL ERA
With the participation of Suzanne Lortie, professor at the UQAM Media School; Benjamin Hogue, director, producer and general manager of Film 3 Mars; Karine Boulanger, curator at Vidéographe; Jean-Christophe Lamontagne, president and founder of h264; Tamsin Moufflet Genillier, audiovisual producer for AM Art Films and co-founder of EYE Art Foundation; Marc Kirschner, co-founder and head of product and innovation for Marquee TV; and Ezra Winton, director of programming and co-founder, Cinema Politica.
Wednesday, March 18 | 10 am | Cinéma Impérial
PANEL: FINANCING ARTISTIC PROJECTS IN THE DIGITAL ERA
With the participation of Mehdi Benboubakeur, general director of Printemps numérique; Catherine Chagnon, producer and founder of Microclimat Films; Marie-Josée Corbeil, senior director, Creative Industries Group, National Bank of Canada; Elsie Lefebvre, director of La Ruche; Florence Lamothe and Naomie Décarie-Daigneault, Tënk Canada Solidarity Cooperative; and Delphine Perru, art historian, contemporary art advisor for AM Art Films and co-founder of the EYE Art Foundation.
Wednesday, March 18 | 12 pm | Cinéma Impérial