MONTREAL, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Founded in the spring of 2013, 4U2C marks today its official entry in the world of visual design. At its
helm are Yves Aucoin and Stéphane Mongeau who between them combine half
a century of experience in the entertainment business. 4U2C specializes in design and production of visual content environment by
combining video, lighting, set, special effects, and sound plus, it
offers adapted services in design, coordination and in production for
The visionary of this new adventure and a peerless designer, Yves Aucoin
has gathered over his career a solid reputation in the world of show
business as well as numerous awards including in 2006 from Live Design
Individual Awards for his work on the Celine Dion show and LOVE from
Cirque du Soleil, both presented in Las Vegas. His experience on the
musical scene has brought him to create visual and scenic environment
for some of the biggest names in the music business like Celine Dion,
Garou, Véronic Dicaire, Johnny Hallyday, Florence Foresti at Bercy
plus, recently for the French musical production of Robin Hood.
For his part, Stéphane Mongeau started his career in theater community
where he worked for about 10 years gathering an experience strong of
over 100 creations. For the last 12 years, he was part of the Cirque du
Soleil team where he worked as Vice President of Production and
Executive Producer. Over the course of his career, Stéphane has
collaborated with different creative forces including Robert Lepage,
Dominic Champagne, François Girard, Michael Curry, Diane Paulus and
Mark Fisher to name a few.
'We are extremely happy to associate ourselves in this new adventure
which we hope will create some of the most ambitious projects. With our
new team of young creators, the play field is enormous and filled with
promises,' both said.
The birth of 4U2C is the result of different conversations between its two masterminds,
François Ménard, President of Solotech, and Guy Laliberté, Founding
President of Cirque du Soleil. As per François Ménard, 4U2C is located at the intersection of what has made both companies
world-renowned: Cirque du Soleil's creativity and Solotech's high tech.
'Our customers here and elsewhere can now find the best of both worlds
under one roof in our facilities and permanent studios specifically
designed to push the boundaries of theatrical creativity', François
Based in Solotech headquarters in Montreal, 4U2C counts on a permanent creative team of graphic designers, 3D
specialists, video mapping and lighting. The team also has at its
disposal a HD studio equipped with a green screen.
Since its beginning in the spring of 2013, the 4U2C team has produced conceptual visuals for Celine Dion, Cirque du Soleil,
Véronic Dicare (Voice) in Las Vegas as well as contributed to the most
recent show by humorist Rachid Badouri (Rechargé).
For Yves Aucoin, 4U2C is a door wide open on exploration and discovery of new ideas! For more
information on 4U2C, visit www.4u2c.com.
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SOURCE: Création 4U2C inc.
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