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Press kit - Press release - TheInternational Festival of Films on Art Launches FIFA Connexions - THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILMS ON ART

The International Festival of Films on Art Launches FIFA Connexions

Montréal, Canada

THE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF FILMS ON ART

THREE DAYS OF TALKS AND WORKSHOPS BY PRE-EMINENT GUESTS


Montréal, Canada, 2019-02-26 -

The International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) is pleased to inaugurate a new section of its program: FIFA Connexions, a series of talks and workshops open to art, culture, and creative professionals as well as the general public. Launched as part of the 37th edition, these interprofessional study days will offer an opportunity to explore themes of current interest: the creation of new business models for production and distribution of documentaries on art in the digital age, the links between architecture and image, and digital tools for developing a taste for art among young people.

 

Programmed by Camille Delsart, FIFA Connexions Manager, these exchanges will take place at the Pavillon du Cœur des Sciences at UQAM and will provide a context for reflection, analysis of current practices, and original and inspiring encounters, thanks to the participation of prestigious partners. Among the partners involved in this new initiative by FIFA are: 4U2C (Groupe Cirque du Soleil) / Art21 / Badel Media / Centre Canadien d’Architecture / Centre Pompidou / Daily tous les jours / Intégral Jean Beaudoin / Keatbeck Compagnie / Kollectif / MAPP_MTL / Momenta Biennale de l’image /
NOWNESS / Quartiers des Spectacles / Stingray / TOBO / Studio XX/ VUCAVU.


The other partners involved in this initiative are: 
Alliance Médias Jeunesse /Bureau d’Art Public de Montréal / Conseil québécois des arts
médiatiques (CQAM) / Diversité Artistique Montréal / Main Film / Ordre des architectes du
Québec (OAQ) / Regroupement des arts interdisciplinaires du Québec (RAIQ) / Revue ARQ
Architecture & Design Québec / Xn Québec.


WEDNESDAY 20 MARCH 2019

DISTRIBUTION AND PRODUCTION IN THE DIGITAL AGE: THE CASE OF ARCHITECTURE


FIFA CONNEXIONS | XN | Broadcasting and Producing in the Digital Landscape: Adapting Blockchain Technology to films on art?

10:30 AM - Noon | Agora Hydro-Québec. Cœur des Sciences de l’UQAM | Screening fee.

Guests: Manuel Badel, Consultant, Badel Media and Jenny Thibault, Executive Director, Xn Québec, in collaboration With Xn Québec

Analysis | Clinique Xn

Présentation in French



FIFA CONNEXIONS | Connexions Lunches | Lecture by Jonathan Pouthier from Centre Pompidou

12:30 PM -1:30 PM | Agora Hydro-Québec. Cœur des Sciences de l’UQAM | Free entrance

With the participation of Centre Pompidou Paris.

Contributor: Jonathan Pouthier, Assistant Curator for the Film Department of the National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Pompidou (Paris). 

Presentation in French 



FIFA CONNEXIONS | Sustainable and Distinctive Models for Broadcasting and Producing Films on Art: Meeting the Platforms

 

2 PM-5 PM | Agora Hydro-Québec. Cœur des Sciences de l’UQAM | Prix d’une séance

Panelists: Nick Ravich, Programming and Video Production Director, Art21; Ananda Pellerin, Senior Editor, NOWNESS; Eric Ayotte, Musical Partnerships, Stingray, and Jacquelyn Hébert, Community Manager, VUCAVU.

Presentation in English.


THURSDAY 21 MARCH 2019
DIFFUSION ET PRODUCTION À L’ÈRE DU NUMÉRIQUE : CAS DE L’ARCHITECTURE

 

FIFA CONNEXIONS | Distinctive Models for Broadcasting and Producing Media and Digital Arts in the Public Space

09:30 -Noon | Agora Hydro-Québec. Cœur des Sciences de l’UQAM


Panelists: Mouna Andraos, Co-Founder, Daily tous les jours ; Jean-Christophe Yacono, Creative Director, Director and Photographer, 4U2C (Groupe Cirque du Soleil); Pascale Daigle, Director of Programming, Partenariat du Quartier des spectacles ; Thien Vu Dang, Co-Founder and Executive Director, MAPP_MTL; Isabelle Riendeau, Cultural Development Officer, Bureau d’art public and artist Jonathan Villeneuve.


With the participation of Bureau d’art public de Montréal, 4U2C (Cirque du Soleil Group), Daily tous les jours, Quartier des spectacles, MAPP_MTL, Bureau d’art public and Jonathan Villeneuve

In partnership with Conseil québécois des arts médiatiques (CQAM) and Regroupement des arts interdisciplinaires du Québec (RAIQ)

Presentation in French.


FIFA CONNEXIONS | Connexions Lunches | Architects Producing Films: Review of Early Experiments 

12:30 PM -1:30 PM | Agora Hydro-Québec. Cœur des Sciences de l’UQAM | Free admission


Myriam Berthelet, TV and documentary producer and director; Marc-André Carignan, columnist in politics and municipal affairs at Radio-Canada, Kollectif/Radio-Canada and Sophie Couture, Associate Director, Digital, Canadian Centre for Architecture.

Presentation in French  


In partnership with the Canadian Centre for Architecture and Kollectif.


FIFA CONNEXIONS | Images of the architecture | Visual representation of architectural projects.

2 PM -3:30 PM | Agora Hydro-Québec. Cœur des Sciences de l’UQAM | Prix d’une séance


Panelists: Jean Beaudoin, architect, Intégral Jean Beaudoin (IJB) ; Sophie Gironnay, Co-Founder, Artistic and Executive Director, Maison de l’Architecture du
Québec (MAQ) and Olivier Blouin, architect and photographer.

Moderation by Philippe Lupien, Architect and Editor in Chief, Revue ARQ.  

Presentation in French


With the participation of Intégral Jean Beaudoin, Maison de l’Architecture du Québec (MAQ) and ARQ.


FIFA Connexions | Architecture Focus | Masterclass with Gilles Saucier

MOAQ, MOAA, MAIBC, FRAIC, MAAPQ, MCAGBC.

In partnership with Ordre des Architectes du Québec (OAQ)

4PM-6 PM | Agora Hydro-Québec. Cœur des Sciences de l’UQAM | Screening Fee


Architect, professor and critic guest will give a Masterclass on the relationship between architecture and picture. Gilles Saucier, Co-Founder and Principal , Saucier + Perrotte will be introduced by Nathalie Dion, President of Ordre des architectes du Québec (OAQ).


SPECIAL EVENT |  |  FIFA x KOLLECTIF PARTY | ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN

6 PM-10 PM. |  Agora Hydro-Québec. Cœur des Sciences de l’UQAM | Voluntary  contribution

In collaboration with Kollectif.


FRIDAY 22 MARCH 2019

DISTRIBUTION AND PRODUCTION IN THE DIGITAL AGE:  | SENSIBILIZING TO ART


FIFA CONNEXIONS | Developing a Taste for Art among Young People through Digital Tools

9:30 AM - NOON | Agora Hydro-Québec. Cœur des Sciences de l’UQAM | Screening Fee 


Panelists: K. Goldstein, Choregrapher and Artistic Director, KeatBeck Cie; Julie Jaque, Production Manager, Centre Pompidou (Paris) ; Audrey Genois, Executive Director and Julia Roberge Van Der Donckt,

Education and Audience Development Coordinator - MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image ; Stéphanie Lagueux, Coordinator, Studio XX ; Hervé Tullet, Author and Illustrator and Florence Roche, Co-Founder Executive Producer, TOBO. Presentation in French. 


With the participation of Centre Pompidou, Compagnie KeatBeck, Momenta Biennale de l’Image, TOBO et Studio XX.


In partnership with Youth Medias Alliance 


FIFA CONNEXIONS | Connexions Lunches | Expo Idéale Workshop  

12:30 PM-1:30 PM  | Agora Hydro-Québec. Cœur des Sciences de l’UQAM | Free admission


In partnership with TOBO, Hervé Tullet will present visual creation workshops until the completion of a collective Ideal Expo. A workshop combining creativity and interactivity for all, of all ages and all creative horizons.
Workshop conducted in French.


ABOUT FIFA

For over three decades, the International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) has been recognized as the
largest festival of films on art in the world. Every March, for more than 35 years, FIFA has brought
together the latest documentaries on art, in addition to a selection of virtual reality works. The festival
features films on visual arts, music, literature, dance, photography, architecture, and digital arts. For its
37th edition, lovers of film and art in all its forms will appreciate an eclectic international program
characterized by strong and captivating themes: engaged art, art and science, history and culture, music and dance, and elegant portraits of unforgettable artists. www.artfifa.com


ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

FIFA Connexions is an initiative supported by the Digital Strategy Fund of Canada Council for the Arts. FIFA thanks Canadian Heritage, the Canada Council for the Arts, Telefilm Canada, SODEC, le Secrétariat à la région métropolitaine, the Montréal Council for the Arts and Tourisme Montréal for their generous support.


PRACTICAL INFORMATION 

The FIFA Connexions program is accessible on presentation of a pass for the 37th edition of FIFA or at the price of a screening; with the exception of Gilles Saucier’s Master Class (21 March) with a specific rate ($10, $15, $20) and Midis Connexions
(20, 21, 22 March - from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm), on free admission, within the limits of available seats.
 

Online ticket office: www.artfifa.com

Points of Sale: 
At venues, up to one hour before screenings.
At Festival headquarters

Pavillon Cœur des sciences, Agora Hydro-Québec

175 avenue du Président-Kennedy, Montréal; 

La Vitrine Culturelle

2, rue Sainte-Catherine Est,
(514) 285-4545 #1

Sunday through Wednesday from 11 AM to 6 PM
Thursday to Saturday - 11 AM to 7 PM  

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Media contact
  • Festival International du Film sur L'Art
  • Isabelle Huiban, Director of Communications, Marketing and Partnerships
  •  ihuiban@artfifa.com
  • +1 514 222-4307
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