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CMF Team

Catherine Mathys
Catherine Mathys
Catherine Mathys has worked in the audiovisual production and media sector for...
Gaëlle Essoo
Gaëlle Essoo
Gaëlle Essoo works for the Canada Media Fund as the Lead Editor for the Now...
Jessica Yang
Jessica Yang
Jing Xian (Jessica) Yang is a PhD student at the University of Southern...

Authors

Alexandre Pierrin
Alexandre Pierrin
Alexander Pierrin works as a writer/director on projects ranging from...
Amber Dowling
Amber Dowling
Amber Dowling is a Toronto-based freelance lifestyle and entertainment writer...
Anne-Marie Archambault
Anne-Marie Archambault
Anne-Marie Archambault is the Strategy and Content Experience Director at Akufen...
Benjamin Hoguet
Benjamin Hoguet
Benjamin Hoguet is a writer and a designer of interactive and transmedia works...
Brigitte Monneau
Brigitte Monneau
Brigitte Monneau is the executive director of Femmes du cinema, de la...
Catherine Martellini
Catherine Martellini
Multi-platform content creator, editor and journalist, Catherine Martellini has...
Catherine Viau
Catherine Viau
Producer in television, Catherine Viau is vice-president of the Via le Monde...
Charles Stéphane Roy
Charles Stéphane Roy
Charles Stéphane Roy is a multiplatform producer and innovation lead at La...
Claudia Beaumont
Claudia Beaumont
Digital content coordinator, music programmer, radio producer, research...
Danielle Desjardins
Danielle Desjardins
Danielle Desjardins offers analysis, research and writing services for media and...
Florence Roche
Florence Roche
Executive Producer and Co-CEO of the Montreal-based Tobo Studio, Florence Roche...
Francis Gosselin
Francis Gosselin
Francis has a doctorate in economics and is a multipreneur. Associated with the...
François Dominic Laramée
François Dominic Laramée
Alternately a creator, producer and developer in the video games industry...
Gaëlle Engelberts
Gaëlle Engelberts
A former television journalist at Radio-Canada, Gaëlle Engelberts is the...
Gaëlle Saules
Gaëlle Saules
Gaëlle Saules is a multi-platform digital specialist, with strong experience in...
Guillaume Déziel
Guillaume Déziel
Strategist behind the legendary marketing of the Misteur Valaire group, Guillaume...
Irene S. Berkowitz
Irene S. Berkowitz
Dr. Irene S. Berkowitz, is an MBA instructor at the Ted Rogers School of...
Jason Della Rocca
Jason Della Rocca
Jason Della Rocca is a game industry entrepreneur, funding advisor, and cluster...
Jean-Claude Cadot
Jean-Claude Cadot
A diligent observer of developments in audiovisual and digital companies...
Judith Beauregard
Judith Beauregard
Executive Producer and Co-CEO of the Montreal-based Tobo Studio, Judith...
Julia Cook
Julia Cook
Julia Cook is a freelance writer and marketing consultant from the East Coast of...
Kathryn Armstrong
Kathryn Armstrong
Kathryn Armstrong is an independent consultant and media scholar with a body of...
Kelly Lynne Ashton
Kelly Lynne Ashton
Trained as an entertainment lawyer, Kelly Lynne Ashton has been working in the...
Laura Mingail
Laura Mingail
Laura Mingail is an award-winning marketer, strategist and thought-leader in the...
Leora Kornfeld
Leora Kornfeld
So far in life, Leora has been a record store clerk, a CBC radio host, a Harvard...
Maxime Johnson
Maxime Johnson
Maxime Johnson is an independent journalist who specializes in the analysis and...
Maxime Ruel
Maxime Ruel
Maxime Ruel works within CMF Trends, where he takes part in the organization’s...
Patrick Faller
Patrick Faller
Patrick is a writer and creative producer with a passion for Canada’s media...
Pauline Zampolini
Pauline Zampolini
Passionate about video games since (almost) always, Pauline Zampolini decided to...
Philippe Jean Poirier
Philippe Jean Poirier
Philippe Jean Poirier is a freelance journalist covering digital news. He...
Prune Lieutier
Prune Lieutier
Prune Lieutier is both an independent digital experiences producer for youth, and...
Samuel Larochelle
Samuel Larochelle
Originally from Abitibi-Témiscamingue and now based in Montreal, Samuel...
Sruti Islam
Sruti Islam
Sruti Islam is a voracious consumer of all things literary. She is currently a...
Stephanie Dubois
Stephanie Dubois
Stephanie Dubois is an award-winning freelance journalist and writer with almost...
Stephanie Saretsky
Stephanie Saretsky
Stephanie is a content creator and producer that has worked in radio, tech, and...
Vincent Bergeron
Vincent Bergeron
Vincent Bergeron is a partner, lawyer and trademark agent at ROBIC, where he...
Vincent Caron
Vincent Caron
Vincent Caron practices in the areas of trademark law, copyright and intellectual...
Émélie Rivard-Boudreau
Émélie Rivard-Boudreau
Like some kind of tree, Émélie Rivard-Boudreau has been rooted since her...

Partners

CanadExport
CanadExport
CanadExport, the official magazine of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service...
Centre Phi
Centre Phi
The Phi Centre is a versatile space in Montreal with venues that adapt to...
Digital Alberta
Digital Alberta
Digital Alberta is a not-for-profit organization that aims to support, promote...
Gruvi
Gruvi
Gruvi is a technology-based media agency that helps film distributors and...
MIP Blog
MIP Blog
MIP Blog is the official blog of MIP Markets, the world’s entertainment content...
Méta-Media
Méta-Media
Méta-Media is France Télévisions' collective blog that focus on the evolution...
Pulse on VR
Pulse on VR
The website pulseonvr.ca presents an ongoing snapshot of the Canadian Virtual...

Past Contributors

Antoine van Eetvelde
Antoine van Eetvelde
In over 10 years in the multimedia industry, Antoine van Eetvelde has been in...
Ben Johnson
Ben Johnson
Ben Johnson’s expertise spans marketing and the entertainment industry, as well...
Carlos Pacheco
Carlos Pacheco
Carlos Pacheco is director of partnerships at Boat Rocker Studios in Toronto...
Catalina Briceño
Catalina Briceño
Renowned for her outstanding communication and engagement skills, for the past 20...
David Dufresne
David Dufresne
Author and director of interactive documentaries and artist-in-residence at the...
Duncan Stewart
Duncan Stewart
Duncan Stewart is the Director of Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT)...
Emily Claire Afan
Emily Claire Afan
Emily Claire Afan is a Toronto-based journalist who specializes in interactive...
Fabien Loszach
Fabien Loszach
Fabien Loszach holds a doctorate in sociology specialized in social imagery, art...
Frédéric Guarino
Frédéric Guarino
Frédéric Guarino has been at the crossroads of media, content and technology...
Frédérik Lesage
Frédérik Lesage
Frédérik Lesage (Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science) is an...
Gabrielle Madé
Gabrielle Madé
As a former editorial coordinator at the CMF, Gabrielle Madé today manages Le...
Jean-Robert Bisaillon
Jean-Robert Bisaillon
Jean-Robert Bisaillon is a specialist in descriptive metadata for the cultural...
Kevin Oke
Kevin Oke
Kevin Oke is co-founder of Victoria BC-based LlamaZOO Interactive, an...
Laurianne Désormiers
Laurianne Désormiers
A professional in the culture and media sector, Laurianne Désormiers is...
Léo Soesanto
Léo Soesanto
Léo Soesanto is a journalist and festival programmer. He is the editorial...
Marc Roberge
Marc Roberge
Marc Roberge is an interactive screenwriter and Senior Game Designer at Tobo. ...
Mark Greenspan
Mark Greenspan
Mark Greenspan has spent the last 17 years supporting the growth of digital media...
Michel Reilhac
Michel Reilhac
Michel Reilhac is an independent interactive storytelling and virtual reality...
Mickey Rogers
Mickey Rogers
Mickey Rogers is a creative and strategic entrepreneur as well as an expert in IP...
Nthabiseng Mosieane
Nthabiseng Mosieane
Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Nthabiseng started her career in 2013...
Oriane Hurard
Oriane Hurard
Oriane Hurard is a producer with Les Produits Frais as well as a festival...
Patrick Dion
Patrick Dion
By turns programmer, editor, columnist, journalist, filmmaker and author, Patrick...
Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon is a lawyer whose practice is focused on technology, intellectual...
Renee Robinson
Renee Robinson
Renee Robinson, Strategist and CEO at Strategic Screen, is a media industry...
Samuel Bischoff
Samuel Bischoff
As a former member of the CMF industry and market trends team, Samuel Bischoff...
Sasha Boersma
Sasha Boersma
Sasha’s 15-year career in Canadian screen-media industries has spanned across...
Steve Pratt
Steve Pratt
Steve Pratt is the co-founder of Pacific Content and former head of Digital Music...
Suzanne Lortie
Suzanne Lortie
Suzanne Lortie holds a diploma in production from the National Theatre School of...
Tishna Molla
Tishna Molla
Tishna Molla is a film agent, producer and consultant based in London, UK...
Victoria Evans
Victoria Evans
Victoria is a strategist and content producer with over a decade of experience in...
Véronique Marino
Véronique Marino
Véronique Marino is cofounder of LaCogency.co, an agency that focuses on the...
Xavier Kronström Richard
Xavier Kronström Richard
Xavier Kronström Richard holds a master’s degree in scientific journalism from...