Bias Nicolas S. Roy, Rebecca West and Catherine D'Amours 2017 | 60 sec Mobile and tablet Is your mind made up? Our inherent bias drives everything from our relationships with other people to the news sources we choose to consume. Find out how it drives you. veryveryshort.com/bias Promo Clip GIF Download Team Nicolas S. Roy Creator Biography Photo Nicolas S. Roy Nicolas S. Roy is Co-Founder and Creative Director at Dpt., a digital studio specializing in immersive experiences and interactive storytelling. He has been writing, coding and directing award-winning, multi-platform projects in the cultural and commercial sectors for over 15 years. His versatile practice, combining design and code, has led him to work with such institutions as the NFB, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Montreal Science Centre, Ubisoft, France Télévisions, Autodesk and Samsung. Notable projects include Deprogrammed, Bar Code, The Enemy, Parade and Toi, moi et la Charte. On a more personal note, Nicolas is a political junkie who devours dozens of news headlines and articles per day. Bias thus represents not only the possibility of creating an innovative mobile game, but an opportunity to combine his extensive interactive expertise with his passion for the principle of a strong and independent press. Photo Rebecca West Creator Biography Photo Rebecca West Rebecca West is a copywriter who specializes in the digital creative industries. Over the last decade, she has executed successful projects with leaders in the field of arts and communications, such as EyeSteelFilm, Dynamo, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Cossette, the Festival International du Jazz de Montréal and C2-MTL, among others. She brings an editorial approach to her work, always considering the long view before diving into the details. Having collaborated on interactive and immersive projects such as Burgundy Jazz, Dynamic/MTL and In the Mouth, as well as films such as The Amina Profile and Memory Is Our Homeland, she has a diverse range of experience that makes her a valuable asset to the Bias creative team. She earned her undergraduate degree in Literature from Concordia, followed by graduate studies at HEC (École des Hautes Études Commerciales de Montréal) in Communications and Marketing. In 2012, she started freelancing under the moniker Collected Fictions and has since built up a steady stream of clients among Montreal’s talented artists and innovators. Photo Catherine D’Amours Creator Biography Photo Photo : Jean-Marc Poirier Catherine D’Amours Catherine D’Amours is a graduate of the School of Design at the Université du Québec à Montréal. The work of this multidisciplinary artist, graphic designer and art director has received several awards, both in Canada and internationally, and has been exhibited in Montreal, Strasbourg and Tokyo. Catherine collaborates on a range of projects in order to explore the intersections of different creative media and the concrete applications of artistic processes, and to enrich her own creative-arts vocabulary. In 2014, she became Co-Founder and Artistic Director of the design studio Nouvelle Administration. Photo Press Relations Marie-Claude Lamoureux NFB Publicist – Montreal C. : 514-297-7192 firstname.lastname@example.org | @MC_ONF About the NFB The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) is one of the world’s leading digital content hubs, creating groundbreaking interactive documentaries and animation, mobile content, installations and participatory experiences. NFB interactive productions and digital platforms have won over 100 awards, including 21 Webbys. To access this unique content, visit NFB.ca. About ARTE ARTE is a public French-German television network that has supported European culture since the early ’90s. Most of its programming is provided by its French and German partners, including ZDF. About 55% of the programs are documentaries, 25% are feature films and 15% are news-related programs, while 5% feature music and other performing arts. ARTE’s mission is to strengthen understanding and ties amongst people in Europe through culture and inspiring, innovative programs.