MONTRÉAL, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The International Festival of
Films on Art (FIFA) is proud to announce its partnership with Astral
for its 31st edition, to be held in Montréal from March 14 to 24, 2013. Astral is
pleased to be a FIFA presenting and media partner for a third
consecutive year, in addition to awarding the 2013 Grand Prize.
"For the third year running, our partnership with Astral allows us to
pursue and further our founding goals: reach the widest audience
possible and provide the tools to make art and culture appreciation
accessible," says René Rozon, General Manager and Founder, FIFA. "In
this context, Astral is an essential ally to achieving our mission."
"Astral has made it its priority to contribute to the influence and
promotion of art in all of its forms," said Jacques Parisien, Executive
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Astral. "We are
particularly proud to renew our partnership with the FIFA, which
brilliantly showcases artists and their work on film."
An advertising campaign produced by FIFA will be aired in the coming
weeks on Astral's specialty television channels, radio stations,
advertising faces and websites. The campaign will run in Montréal and
several regions across Québec, as well as in Toronto, thus ensuring
greater visibility for the Festival.
The International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) is a not-for-profit organization devoted to promoting and
distributing the best productions in the world of films on art and
media art. The FIFA'S 11-day competition is the most important annual
event of its kind in the world. The event acts as a forum bringing
together artists and artisans from the arts and film communities, as
well as art and film lovers. Subscribe to the free FIFA newsletter or
follow the FIFA on social media by visiting www.artfifa.com.
Founded in 1961, Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B) is one of Canada's largest media companies. It
operates several media properties—pay and specialty television, radio,
out-of-home advertising, and digital—among the most popular in the
country. Year after year, our pay and specialty television networks,
our radio stations, and Astral's Harold Greenberg Fund have together
awarded over $170 million to the development and purchase of programs
and original productions, as well as supporting our musical talent. To
learn more about Astral and its contribution to culture, go to astral.com.
For further information:
Alain Labonté Communications
Astral Media Inc.