The NUMIX AWARDS celebrate 15 years of excellence in the digital experiences industry

Phoebe Greenberg Tribute Prize 2024: NUMIX AWARDS celebrate 15 years of excellence in the digital experiences industry

NUMIX PRICESthe competition rewarding excellence in digital content from Quebec, is celebrating this year their 15th anniversary. THE Wednesday May 29more than 400 industry players will be gathered at Espace St-Denis to celebrate this special occasion.

Since its founding, the NUMIX PRIZE competition has been a privileged witness to the evolution of an industry whose reputation for excellence extends well beyond the borders of Quebec.

The NUMIX AWARDS gala remains the most important annual gathering in Quebec for this industry, offering a unique opportunity to celebrate the talent and excellence of creators in the cultural and creative industries.

The gala ticket office is open at Espacestdenis.ticketpro.ca.

“Since their beginnings, NUMIX has been the unmissable meeting place for industry professionals. A privileged space to highlight the expertise, knowledge and quality of Quebec producers and creators”underlines Michel Jolicoeurfounder of the NUMIX PRICES.

“The industry has profoundly transformed over the last fifteen years, and NUMIX has evolved with it, in order to continue to reward excellence in digital creativity in all its forms and to offer creators a well-deserved recognition, commensurate with their talent” underlines Jeanne DompierreGeneral Director of Xn Quebec.

Nicholas Roy, president and executive creative director at Dpt, testifies to the importance of the gala in one of the four interviews conducted on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of NUMIX: “The gala allows us to highlight the entire industry, taking advantage of ‘interesting media coverage. It’s also a great opportunity to provide insight into how the industry is evolving. Seeing the quality of the projects, I believe that it makes everyone want to surpass themselves, to always do better, to continue to invest in innovation. In short, the gala helps give credibility to our industry for the general public. »

Phoebe Greenberg, Founder and Chief Creative Officer, PHI in the spotlight in 2024

The NUMIX PRIZES competition is also an opportunity to celebrating an influential figure in the media industry and digital creativity for his contribution to the sector and its development. For the first year, the Tribute Prize was chosen by the members of Xn from a list of proposed candidates.

This edition, the prize will be awarded to Phoebe Greenberg, a Montreal cultural pioneer and visionary for over 20 years. This cultural entrepreneur founded two emblematic places of creation and dissemination in the heart of Old Montreal, recognized for the quality of their programming and their avant-garde.

Passionate about contemporary art, Ms. Greenberg first founded in 2007 the PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art (formerly DHC/ART) dedicated to the dissemination of contemporary art, both local and international, presenting the works of the most contemporary artists. renowned like Marc Quinn, Sophie Calle, John Currin, Ryoji Ikeda, Joan Jonas, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Yoko Ono, Yayoi Kusama, Jenny Holzer and many others.

In 2012, she set up the PHI Center, a multidisciplinary artistic and cultural center. The institution brings together visual arts, cinema, music, design and above all technologies, in order to encourage encounters between disciplines, as well as between artists and the public.

Now international in scope, the creative spaces founded by Phoebe Greenberg participate in the democratization of the arts and their development, in addition to actively contributing to defining Montreal as a true cultural metropolis.

Scheduled to open in a few years, PHI Contemporary, will be an institution dedicated to the exploration of the contemporary through art and culture. The project will bring together under one roof all of PHI’s public cultural offerings currently divided between the PHI Foundation and the PHI Center.

The NUMIX PRIZE competition and gala are an initiative of Desjardins de la Culture, Investissement Québec International, SUMMARY — Pôle Image Québec, Télé-Québec, Audio Z, the Bell Fund, Telefilm Canada, the Consulate General of France in Quebec, Radio-Canada OHdio, Serial Creators (an initiative of Unis TV and TV5), the Independent Production Fund (FIP), ICI TOU.TV and LAFOND.

It is produced with the support of {CORRESPONDANCES DIGITALES]MUTEK, C2 Montréal, the Quebec Video Game Guild, the Society of Technological Arts (SAT) and Moment Factory.

See the list of finalists Gala ticketing

About NUMIX PRICES

Since 2010, the NUMIX PRIZE competition has rewarded excellence in Quebec digital content. This recognition awarded by peers, i.e. different juries made up of professionals from cultural and digital backgrounds, contributes to making the NUMIX PRIZES a privileged moment which now goes beyond the challenge of a simple competition. Each edition offers producers and artisans the opportunity to meet, discuss, take a critical look at the year’s achievements, observe current trends and, in doing so, to open the way to unprecedented developments.

About Xn Quebec

Xn Québec supports producers of Quebec digital creativity for responsible growth of the industry. Our commitment is to promote the interests of the community with governments and other strategic actors. Our objective is to create favorable conditions for realizing the full innovative, cultural and economic potential of members by obtaining concrete and positive results. Through this driving role, Xn Québec is proud to promote the culture of excellence that characterizes the sector on a local, national and international scale.

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