MONTREAL, April 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Ubisoft Montréal is very excited to invite media representatives to the third edition of the Academia Awards, to be held on April 11th at 5:30 pm at Sid Lee, where the winners of the 2013 Ubisoft Game Lab Competition will be unveiled.
The event will celebrate the end of six months of work during which student teams from twelve universities in Quebec, Canada and United States had to develop a videogame prototype. The prototypes were presented last week before a jury composed of experts from Ubisoft Montréal and members of the digital media industry.
The most outstanding students will be offered the chance to fully develop their prototype during the Academia Summer School, an eight week paid internship at Ubisoft Montréal from May 1st to June 21st, taking place at Centre NAD.
|DATE:||Thursday, April 11th|
|LOCATION:||Sid Lee, 8, Queen Street (see map)|
|WHO :||Philippe Turp, Director, Institutional relations and special projects, Ubisoft Montréal|
|Alexis Jolis-Desautels, President of the jury 2013|
|François Renouf, Producer, Academia Summer School|
Academia is a series of programs and activities created by Ubisoft Montréal whose mission is to encourage the next generation of digital media experts by introducing and educating young people from age 12 to 25 years old to the video games trades and production methods through learning activities based on the age and education level of participants.
For further information:
Public Relations Manager
514 490-2000 ext. 5740