Hugues Sweeney has a background in philosophy (Dominican College of Philosophy and Theology, Ottawa) and multimedia (UQÀM). From 2000 to 2007, he worked as head of Radio-Canada’s Bande à part multi-platform project (Web, radio and television) before going on to head programming at Espace Musique from 2007 to 2009. He has since joined the NFB, where his work includes developing interactive productions anchored in the great traditions of animation and documentary.
Industry Panel: The Future of Interactive Storytelling 26 Nov 2013 at 15:00
Where will it be in 5 years?
Live: The Age of the Interface 26 Nov 2013 at 20:00
A live cinema celebration of storytelling the age of the interface. With internet pioneers Vincent Morisset and Moniker, cardboard interfaces, connected smartphones, interactive music videos and an edible camera. Part of Interactive Reality organized with De Brakke Grond.
Live: Playing with Reality 25 Nov 2013 at 20:00
Interactive showcase of three game-changing, playable documentaries, including 17000 Islands, Type:Rider and the NFB’s Fort McMoney, one of the most ambitious documentary games ever made. Part of Interactive Reality organized with De Brakke Grond.