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Montreal Interactive Studio

Every year, the Montreal studio releases approximately ten original projects designed for connected platforms. To date, over a hundred works have reached their audiences. These works, which include mobile documentaries, installations, interactive stories, and generative art, have received more than 150 awards and distinctions within Canada and around the world: Webby and Gemini Awards, Boomerang, Japan Media Arts, the FWA, IDFA DocLab Award, Communication Arts, and South by Southwest (SXSW).

PROJECT SUBMISSION

There is no deadline for submitting a project. Proposals received are reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the year. The ability to accommodate new projects depends on production cycles and can fluctuate from year to year.

While remaining true to its values of social relevance and artistic expression, the NFB is committed to digital and interactive productions designed for digital platforms. The NFB aims to support projects that will take the form of experiences designed and intended for interactive platforms.

Interactivity can mean:

  •   Communication instigated between an interface and the actions of Internet users;
  •   Participation of users in a project;
  •   A project that is transformed by users;
  •   A conversation starter.

Electronic applications should include:

  •  Project summary, rationale, and motivations;
  •  Subject and issues addressed by the project;
  •  Target audience and demographic outreach;
  •  Description of the platform, and if there is more than one, the relation between them; ;
  •  Research report (if applicable);
  •  Interactive elements:
  •  User experience;

-Summary of how content is organized;
-User engagement and participation;
-Visual proposal (using images or table of themes);
-Team and portfolio

Projects can be submitted directly to the producer using the email below.

Louis-Richard Tremblay
Executive Producer at the Montreal Interactive Studio