Hugues Sweeney is head of French-language interactive media production at the National Film Board of Canada , based in Montreal. [1] Sweeney’s recent credits include My Tribe Is My Life , the online interactive animation work, Bla Bla , [2] Red squares , an interactive work about the 2012 Quebec student protests , [3] 2013 Production A Journal of Insomnia , a webdoc about insomnia which was originally conceived by Sweeney in the summer of 2009, when he and his wife were sleeping in their daughter’s house. [4]

In 2012, he was president of the jury of the 18th edition of the Boomerang Competition, honoring the best advertising and interactive websites by Quebec companies. [5]

From 2000 to 2007, he headed Radio Canada ‘s Band of multi-platform project. He studied philosophy at the Dominican College of Philosophy and Theology in Ottawa and Multimedia at University of Quebec in Montreal . [6]

References

  1. Jump up^ Benzakein, Dan (4 October 2011). “4 questions to Hugues Sweeney, interactive producer at the NFB”. WebTelevision Observer (in French).
  2. Jump up^ Dixon, Guy (July 22, 2011). “Bla Bla: An Arcade Fire collaborator gets into baby talk” . Globe and Mail . Retrieved August 10, 2011 .
  3. Jump up^ “Red squared: see the student conflict with an interactive eye” . Radio Canada (in French). June 30, 2012 . Retrieved 13 October 2012 .
  4. Jump up^ Adams, James (15 April 2013). “Wide awake? Here’s a movie that offers a virtual drop-in center for the sleep-deprived” . Globe and Mail . Retrieved 16 April 2013 .
  5. Jump up^ Gautier, Charlotte (24 August 2012). “Boomerang competition: Hugues Sweeney will chair the jury” . Infopresse . Retrieved 13 October 2012 .
  6. Jump up^ “Sweeney Hugues” . Artisans . National Film Board of Canada . Retrieved 13 October 2012 . permanent dead link ]