métrovision’s partners

Press release

métrovision’s partners

Montreal, 27 September 2004 –  métrovision is fortunate that it can rely on experienced partners to offer quality content to métro users.

For nearly 10 years, RDI, the Radio-Canada information network, has been the 24/7 reference for information. RDI will offer métro users a window on current events, updated all day long. The RDI MAINTENANT summary will offer privileged access to “hot” events by presenting important local, national and international news up to the minute. RDI will complete this package by broadcasting theme bulletins with the latest cultural news, sports and weather. Sports express will provide the latest sports results while the Clip cultural agenda will draw attention to the most interesting events on the arts scene. Finally, an inevitable need in planning your day, M�t�o express will offer weather forecasts.

Cirque du Soleil
As part of its 20th anniversary, the Cirque du Soleil will be presenting a 4-minute broadcast featuring its beginnings and current productions. Cirque du Soleil…then and now will recount, in pictures and music, the fascinating journey of this band of Baie Saint-Paul street performers, since 1984.

Groupe Altau
Altau.TV, a Quebec television production company, is a fast-growing producer, active in Canada and Europe. Since its creation in 1999, Altau.TV has produced over 500 hours of original Canadian productions, broadcast in all kinds of television series: documentaries, magazines, variety, etc. Along with Cité-Am�rique, dramatic content producer (television and telefilm series, feature films), Altau.TV is a subsidiary of FRV M�dia, producer, exporter and integrator of quality content deployed on multiple platforms: television and cinema, multimedia and publishing. Altau.TV will participate in métrovision’s programming by providing clips on various subjects, including extreme sports and technology.
Website : www.altau.tv

Image Diffusion International
With excerpts from its popular Box Office program, Image diffusion international will present clips of about 2 minutes containing interview excerpts, sequences from the latest film releases and nods to the local and non-Québec artistic community. Also, for those who are tired of travel slides and animated postcards, Bleu, Gris, Rose, Vert et Blanc is THE travel and entertainment series. Cruising the four corners of the world in an action-filled and dynamic style, the team of cameramen and journalists explore the trendiest destinations!

National Film Board
As part of métrovision’s programming, the NFB will offer Montreal metro users capsules that will help rediscover animation films, short features and vignettes about Montreal’s past. As a public agency dedicated to film production in Canada, the NFB produces and distributes distinctive, bold and relevant audiovisual works. It also offers new comers to film making a unique arena for creativity, one of its kind in the world. Since its inception in 1939, the National Film Board of Canada has produced over 10 000 films and received over 4 500 awards, including ten Oscars® and five Palmes d’Or.

Productions G5MEDIA
Health is a hot topic. Prevention in health and general wellness concern all of us. In the form of animated quizzes, health clips advise and equip users to take charge of their health. Innovative and dynamic, the clips convey credible current information adapted to everyday life. The Productions G5MEDIA team of health and communications professionals assures the scientific rigour of the content and popularizes the issues. Productions G5MEDIA includes 5 people representing 3 generations of health and communications professionals working together in 1 enterprise, constantly on the cutting edge of new trends.

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