Groupe Média TFO receives four nominations for the 2013 Digi Awards

TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Groupe Média TFO is proud to announce that three of its platforms have been nominated for the 2013 Digi Awards : TFO Éducation, Motel Monstre and Zoubi Doubi.

The Digi Awards celebrate the exceptional work of businesses in the digital media industry, placing Canada at the forefront of the on-line media landscape,internationally.

« Best in e-learning »

Produced in-house by Groupe Media TFO teams, the interactive platform, earmarked for educators, and more recently made accessible to students and their parents, is a source of high educational value content offering plurimedia and mobile tools, available on a subscription basis. « TFO Éducation is first and foremost attuned to the needs of teaching and learning in the 21st century and aims to provide educators with a platform that is rich, relevant and constantly evolving. The extraordinary talents and abilities of the concept, creative and development teams have allowed us to deliver a high quality product to the francophone educational institutions of Ontario and Canada » explained Julie Caron, Groupe Média TFO's Chief of educational services.

Whatever the format or support  used : computer, tablet, smart phone, TFO Éducation ressources promote collaborative learning, knowledge construction, interactivity and mobility.

« Best in Cross platform kids » and « Best in online gaming »Motel Monstre

Produced by Slalom in cooperation with mbiance, Motel Monstre is an example of a production destined for use on many platforms, more particularly : television series, mobile applications, digital components and ludo-educational activities for pre-teens. As our content is accessible on many channels, TFO can better serve and get closer to its youth audience.

"After having been awarded the Gemini for the best web site, we are very proud of these two Digi Awards nominations for the digital part of Motel Monstre. This interactive web and tablet game platform created with mbiance blends in and adds another magical touch to our beautiful television series. All of it was made possible because of the constant and renewed support of TFO and the Canada media fund" stated Marie-France Gariepy, producer with Slalom.

« Best in Cross platform kids »
Zerby Derby (French version)

Zoubi Doubi (French version of Zerby Derby), produced for TFO and TVO Garners two nominations for its online gaming platform and application, both of which help a young child to strenghten his skills and to learn through designing, building, creating and experimenting activities. In the interactive Zoubi Doubi e-book, child explores, discovers and solves problems through adventure stories.

This recognition of TFO Éducation validates the most recent performance of Groupe Média TFO, which shows glowing growth results on all of its combined platforms : television, web and social media.

About Groupe Média TFO
Groupe Média TFO provides first-run educational and cultural content. Groupe Média TFO, its awareness raised by the introduction of new technologies in learning, has organized , on December 9, 2013, in Toronto, the first International Summit for tablettists, the meeting place for all those interested in the impact of tactile screens in the world of education. Register at :

SOURCE: GroupeMédia TFO

For further information:

Carole Nkoa
Corporate Communications Specialist
Groupe Média TFO

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