GEEK GIRLS September Screenings

With the sold-out screening of Geek Girls at Fantasia International Film Festival the North American screenings  just began. On September 20th, FIN Atlantic International Film Festival is bringing the film to the Maritimes and on September 23rd Urbanworld is hosting the US Premiere in New York City at the legendary Empire Theatre, just a few blocks from Times Square. FIN: Atlantic International Film Festival is an eight-day celebration of film, media and music from around the world. It’s a festival that turns Halifax – a charming and historic coastal

Play PLACE DES ALTS in Montreal this fall

If you are in Montreal this fall, make sure to visit Place des Festivals with your mobile device and headphones. “Place des Alts” is a FREE, playable audio guide with puzzles and scavenger hunt elements. The story lets participants dive into a captivating mix of real and imaginary world. The narrative unfolds according to the players to actions deciding what is true and what is false. To experience the adventure, you need to wander around Place des Festivals with your cell phone, find locations, decode visual puzzles and chose a side at the end. To dive i

GEEK GIRLS World Premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest

The Sheffield International Documentary Film Festival (Sheffield Doc/Fest) is hosting the World Premiere of my latest movie GEEK GIRLS on June 11th, 2017 in England. Sheffield Doc/Fest is a world leading and the UK’s premier documentary festival, celebrating the art and business of documentary and all non-fiction storytelling. Operating in the heart of UK, we’re a hub for all documentary and non-fiction content across all platforms, from feature length to shorts, and including interactive, augmented reality, and virtual reality projects. The screening wil

Your Place or Minecraft? at the Asia Web Awards

                            The first annual Asia Web Awards features Your Place or Minecraft (2016) in their official section this year. AWA brings a wide variety of online content and their creators together for an online festival and an award ceremony that takes place in August in Seoul, South-Korea. Your Place or Minecraft will be there to celebrate and hopefully bring home an award! Stay tuned! More info on the AWA website at https://www.asi

Your Place or Minecraft? in the Media

Your Place or Minecraft? is the first Minecraft documentary web series ever made and details one of the world’s most modded Minecraft servers. Each of the eight episodes follows a different player from the server as they discuss their experiences as both players and game scholars. The documentary explores the politics and relationships of the game’s infinite, randomly generated space, as they take place both in and out of game. Below you can find some of the mentions in the press: "Your Place or Minecraft brings up critical conversations about gender, poli

HOWTO: Diversity and Inclusivity in Tech and Film Industries

For the last three years, I've been working with the Technoculture, Art and Games Research Center on an amazing summer game incubator: Critical Hit. We've always strived to create an inclusive, creative and safer space. Me and my co-directors Ida Toft and Jessica Rose Marcotte decided to summaries our findings in a talk at GDC. Our goal was to help people interested in running inclusive spaces either within game, film or other industry contexts. Watch the video of our panel below to explores how to attract diverse participants, manage the selection process in an inclu

November, month of awards

My last two films REI and ORISON are in full motion, screening at festival both in the States and in Europe. November has been especially lucky. I was honoured with three awards this month. Orison took home 2 awards: Golden Key Award from the Open Door Shortfilm Showcase and the Experimental Recognition Award from the IndieFEST. "We loved this short, the filmmaker is showing great understanding of the use of sound as well as image here. Creating a feeling of vast space, yet also intimacy in a portrait of the mind of a thoughtful man." -Open Door