Gaëlle Engelberts

Gaëlle Engelberts

Gaëlle is the editorial coordinator for CMF Trends. As a former journalist at Radio-Canada, she closely follows the latest news about the changing media landscape. This interest in new trends made her pursue a master’s degree in Communication at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM) focused on new forms of journalism and documentary, namely interactive documentaries, serious games, social TV, and data visualization.

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Women in Media and Technology: From Findings to Initiatives

There are several initiatives aimed at supporting women in media and technology (a list is provided at the end of this article). However, true gender parity is still far from being a given. Female producers and business leaders offer a few potential solutions. A wind of change seems to be sweeping the audiovisual industry as... Read More »

How to Bring Your Mobile Game to Asia

Gaming consultant Josh Burns analyzes the opportunities and challenges in five key Asian markets and presents a nine-step process to start selling your mobile game in this region of the globe. At the Montreal International Games Summit (MIGS) 2016, mobile and gaming industry consultant Josh Burns challenged game developers to start thinking in a truly... Read More »

Promoting your indie game: ten lessons learned by Versus Evil

Steve Escalante, general manager of indie game publisher Versus Evil, shares ten lessons he learned about PR campaigns and launch windows. With 15 years of experience in video game development and publishing, Steve Escalante knows what works and what doesn’t when it comes to launching and promoting a game. He presented some of the lessons... Read More »

OTT’s impact on Canada’s video production ecosystem

Over-the-top (OTT) content providers are boosting the global video production market, including TV production and acquisition expenditures in Canada, according to data gathered by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The last few years have often been referred to as a golden age for television, a statement that is confirmed by BCG’s report titled The Future... Read More »

Interviews with Dailymotion and TFO: How to build an audience?

Dailymotion’s chief operating officer and Groupe Média TFO’s chief executive officer share some useful tips on promoting digital content. The issue of audience engagement was at the heart of the 2015 edition of Coming to your screens. Whereas content is now distributed outside of the traditional channels, all speakers agreed on the need to explore... Read More »

Vice Everywhere

With a market value of over $2 billion, Vice is riding the wave of success from partnership to partnership. How did a tiny Montreal magazine manage to become a global media powerhouse? In less than 20 years, Vice has literally become a media empire – and nothing seems to get in the way of its... Read More »

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