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Mathieu Chantelois

Mathieu Chantelois is the VP, Communications and Promotion, at the Canada Media Fund. A Montreal native, Mathieu was a cast member on U8TV: The Lofters, Canada’s first reality TV show, in 2000. He frequently appears on Radio-Canada, covering a wide range of social, cultural, and political affairs and he has published over a thousand stories in French and English entertainment magazines. Mathieu has a BA in Communications from l’Université du Québec à Montréal and a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, and he recently completed a Certificate in Strategic Perspective in Non-profit Management from Harvard Business School. For more than 20 years, he has cultivated connections with stakeholders in the entertainment industry, first as a reporter and then as an executive at Cineplex Media. As a volunteer, he raised substantial funds for the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR), The 519 Community Centre, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto (MOCA). He’s now the co-chair of Ciné-Franco, Toronto’s French movie festival.