Internationally renowned jury members evaluate Canada’s innovative digital interactive projects

June 27, 2013, Toronto—A jury of nine renowned individuals in the digital media sphere met in Toronto yesterday and today to evaluate innovative Canadian digital media projects that applied for production support from the Canada Media Fund’s Experimental Stream.

The jury is composed of Canadian and international industry specialists including: Wendy Bernfeld (Amsterdam, Netherlands); Sylvain Carle (San Francisco, USA); Suzanne Lortie (Montreal, Canada); Siobhan O’Flynn (Toronto, Canada); Sylvain Perron (Montreal, Canada); Adam Sigel (Los Angeles, USA);  Michelle Sklar (Calgary, Canada); Patrice Slupowski (Paris, France); and, Rogerio Soares (Sao Paulo, Brazil).

The goal of the jury is to provide an external perspective on innovation as well as assess the experience of the production and creative teams with regards to their capacity to deliver the project.

Click here (.pdf 523 kb) to read more about each juror involved in this round of funding. Click here (.pdf 403 kb) to access biographies of all jurors since 2010.

The Experimental Stream encourages the development of innovative, interactive digital media content such as console and casual games, interactive web series, apps, as well as software and enabling technologies.

Later this summer, the CMF will announce the projects who will receive production support from the CMF’s Experimental Stream.

About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, develops, finances and promotes the production of Canadian content and applications for all audiovisual media platforms.  The CMF guides Canadian content towards a competitive global environment by fostering industry innovation, rewarding success, enabling a diversity of voice and promoting access to content through public and private sector partnerships. Please visit

The CMF’s is a website designed to showcase and celebrate Canadian creative talent and content destined for all types of screens, from television productions to games, Web content and software and applications.


For more information, please contact:

Pierre Campeau
Communications Manager
Canada Media Fund
[email protected]
(416) 554-2768