MHSoC Film Festival - produced by the Cinema Students Association
There's no denying that Montreal is a cinephile city. Boasting a film festival nearly every week of the year, Montreal has a long-standing reputation as a thriving urban centre where traditional cinematic and new media practices flourish.
Montreal offers an exceptional range of film venues including, Cinémathèque québécoise, Cinéma Parallèle, Cinéma du Parc, CinemaSpace Segal Centre for Performing Arts, EX-centris, the Goethe-Institut Montréal, Montréal CineRobotheque and film festivals including: Image+Nation: Montréal International LGBT film festival, World Film Festival, Cinemania, International Festival of Films on Art, Montréal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media, Vues d’Afrique, Young Cuts, Fantasia and the annual year-end MHSoC Film Festival, produced by the Cinema Students Association.
Over the past twenty years, the School of Cinema has developed extensive ties with the dynamic Montreal art & film milieu, including the esteemed organizations Cinémathèque québécoise, the National Film Board of Canada, and the Montreal Festival of New Cinema. Noted Montreal industry production facilities include Canada's largest film production facility La Cité du Cinéma, Softimage, Panavision Montreal, Technicolor and Ubisoft. Community organizations including Cinema Politica, Coop Vidéo de Montréal, The Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology, Double Negative Collective, Main Film, Vidéo-Femmes and Vidéographe enrich our students’ education while providing unique opportunities for internships and self-directed programs of study that extend well into Montreal's professional filmmaking community.
A vibrant artistic centre, Montreal is the home of Cirque du Soleil, La La La Human Steps, Agora de la Danse, Le Mois de la Photo, La Biennale de Montréal, Musee d’art contemporain de Montréal, the Musée des beaux arts, the Canadian Centre for Architecture, numerous music festivals including, the Montreal International Jazz Festival, Nuit d’Afriques, and Mutek, and one of the largest Canadian networks of galleries and artist-run centres, providing ample opportunity for interdisciplinary study, research and practice.
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