DISCOVER THE JURY OF MEGAMIGS AWARDS

2022 EDITION


Discover the jury of the 2022 MEGAMIGS Awards

30 August 2022 MEGAMIGS

 

DISCOVER THE JURY OF THE 2022 MEGAMIGS AWARDS

The MEGAMIGS Awards will be back in person for the 2022 edition at the Bonaventure Hotel from October 19th to 22nd! The ceremony, which will take place on Saturday October 22nd,is dedicated to rewarding the excellence of the productions and actors in our industry present at MEGAMIGS.

Keep an eye out, as we will soon be opening the voting for the following categories: People’s Choice Award, Emerging Talent Award and Media Award. The general public, video game students, and specialized media will be asked to choose their favorites among all the finalists.

 

An outstanding jury

Every year, the awards jury is composed of prominent professionals representing various fields of expertise in the video game industry. Meet the members of the jury for each category:

 

🏆 Social Impact Initiative

This award recognizes the social impact of a video game demonstrated by its ability to address societal issues by exploring current themes and societal problems through a game experience.

Daniel Dociu

Patrick Naud

Head of studio
Square Enix Montréal

Lauren Mandelker

Regional Manager, Engagement and Corporate Social Responsibility – Americas
Keywords Studios

François Savard

President
Founder of Fondation
Gardiens Virtuels
Fondation Gardiens Virtuels

Fanny Marchand

Talent Acquisition Consultant
Studios iLLOGIKA

 

🏆 Technological Innovation (disruptive)

This award recognizes the excellence in technological innovation as demonstrated by a video game’s ability to rethink systemic or gameplay-related technological limitations while positioning itself as a disruptive vehicle for breaking with current methods and approaches.

Julien Bouvrais

Head of studio
Eidos-Sherbrooke

Julien Coll

Research and Innovation Advisor
Centre de développement et de recherche en intelligence numérique – CDRIN

Hervé Lange

Independent Advisor and Video Game Creator

 

🏆 Best Audio and Music

This award recognizes the excellence of a video game’s audio and music as demonstrated by the musical composition, creation of a sound universe, sound effects, contribution of sound to the storytelling, technical achievement, and the implementation and emotional response of sound in the game experience.

Anne-Sophie Mongeau

Lead Sound Designer
Eidos-Montréal

Léandre Monette

Sound Designer
Chasing Rats Games

Maximilien Simard-Poirier

Product Expert
Relations with developers
Audiokinetic

Pavel Maximytchev

Principal Sound Designer
Tuque Games

 

🏆 Best Game Design

This award recognizes the excellence of a video game’s design as demonstrated by the game mechanics, the level design and progression, the strategies employed, the gameplay and their execution and innovation in the gameplay experience.

Nathalie Jutras

Creative Director
Frima Studio

Benoit Richer

Game Director
Ubisoft Montréal

Geneviève Lord

Director
Champlain College, Vermont

 

🏆 Best Art Direction and Artistic Achievement

This award recognizes the excellence in a video game art direction and production as demonstrated by the richness of the artistic concepts, the visual signature, the aesthetic effects, their technical execution, their cohesion in a complex and believable universe, and the emotional response in the game experience.

André Vu

Head of Marketing
Reflector Entertainment

Camille Emery

Executive Producer
Impossible

Julie Tighe

Executive Producer
Squeeze Animation Studios

 

🏆 Best Acting Performance

This award recognizes the excellence of a video game actor’s performance as demonstrated by vocal performance, motion-capture performance (mocap) and the ability to render expression through play, etc.

Karine Robitaille

Studio Director
Casting Director
Syllabes

Sébastien Croteau

President
The Monster Factory

Charles-André
Gaudreau

Actor
Casting Director
Set Director
Pixel Audio

Louis-Étienne Payer

Senior Sound Designer
Co-owner of Tryptique Audio
Tryptique Audio

Wyatt Bowen

Independent Voice Actor
and Voice Director

 

Lastly, the Grand Prize ” Best in show “ category will be judged by all the presidents of the jury.

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