Montreal’s Digital Spring: Now Open
This year’s 5th Edition of Digital Spring is lighting up Montreal with something for all ages and for everyone in the family.
Montreal is a city blessed with many things. We are a city that is full of talent in every area of the arts. Now let’s add the Digital arena to the mix to light up our city. In case you haven’t heard Montreal is a digital arts capital, being ranked 3rd in the gaming world, a 4th global hub in the visual effects industry. We are a new leader in the virtual reality and artificial intelligence game. We are so good in fact that we claim the highest city ranked in all digital creativity sectors at one time. Bringing many groups like Google, Facebook, Microsoft to invest in Montreal biggest talents.
Digital art is becoming more common in public spaces, and last years event received more than 500,000 visitors, sending tourists and locals on an epic digital journey. The spokesperson for this year’s festival is Quebecoise Voice over actor Ariane-Li Simard-Côté she is the go-to French Quebec voice for dubbed movies and has voiced, among others: Ashley Greene in the Twilight series, Anne Hathaway, Olivia Wilde, Cobie Smulders, and Samantha Morton, but her most famous role is a little closer to our everyday reality as the voice of a rather well-known GPS persona.
This season Digital Spring offers up:
Over 150 activities planned involving 210 organizations, with a window into everything digital its creativity is a place where Art and technology can come together. There will be a wide variety of events open to the general public, such as screenings, public installations, interactive spaces, visual performances, the latest in electronic music, immersion activities, 3D productions, explorations into the world of visual effects, gaming and virtual reality, studio tours, and more.
Full programming info below: