Moment Factory

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Moment Factory
Private company
Industry New media & entertainment
Founded 2001
Founder Dominic Audet
Sakchin Bessette
Jason Rodi
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Dominic Audet, Chief of Innovation & partner
Sakchin Bessette, Creative Director & partner
Éric Fournier, Executive Producer & partner
Number of employees
160[1]
Website [1]
Projection mapping created by Moment Factory at the facade of the Sagrada Família in 2012.

Moment Factory is a multimedia entertainment studio specializing in the conception and production of immersive environments combining video, lighting, architecture, animation, sound and special effects to create remarkable visitor experiences. With its headquarters based in Montreal, the studio also has offices in Los Angeles, London and Paris. Since its inception in 2001, Moment Factory has created more than 350 shows and destinations [2][3] across the world for big-name clients such as Cirque du Soleil,[4] Nine Inch Nails,[5] Madonna,[6] Disney,[7] Microsoft,[8] Sony,[9][10] Sagrada Familia[11]'[12] in Barcelona and the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).[13][14] Other clients include the NFL,[6] Oakley,[15] and Arcade Fire.[16]

Team[edit]

Moment Factory’s multi-disciplinary team consists of graphic and motion designers, multimedia directors, illustrators, architects, lighting designers, environment designers, producers, programmers, engineers, technicians and developers.[2] Principal people are Dominic Audet, Chief of Innovation, Sakchin Bessette, Creative Director and Éric Fournier, Executive Producer.[3]

Key projects and collaborations[edit]

Muse, Drones World Tour (2016)
Arena during The Globalist
Nine Inch Nails, Lights In The Sky Tour (2008)
Fourteen light beams on Mount Royal representing the 14 victims of the École Polytechnique massacre.

Awards and distinctions[edit]

  • 2015 - TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) - THEA Awards - Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement (AOA) : LAX Architectural Multimedia
  • 2015 - TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) - THEA Awards - Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement (AOA) : Foresta Lumina
  • 2015 - Boomerang Awards - Technologic Creativity : C2-MTL Conference intro for EMC
  • 2015 - International Audiovisual Festival on Museums and Heritage (FIAMP) 2015/ AVICOM - Gold: Innovative Multimedia Art : Rebel Bodies - Joe
  • 2015 - CODAvideo Awards - Collaboration : Foresta Lumina
  • 2015 - Société des musées du Québec - Audio-visual and multimedia award Télé-Québec 2015 : Rebel Bodies - Joe
  • 2015 - DARC Awards - Second Place for Best Light Art Installation : Foresta Lumina
  • 2015 - One Show - Merit Award for Experiences and Outdoor Spaces : Foresta Lumina
  • 2015 - SEGD Global Design Awards - Placemaking and Identity Merit Award : Foresta Lumina
  • 2015 - Numix Awards - Culutral Production - Immersive Projection : Foresta Lumina
  • 2015 - Numix Awards - Cultural Production - Innovation Grand Prize : Foresta Lumina
  • 2014 - Boomerang Awards - Technologic Creativity : Qualcomm Uplinq Opening
  • 2014 - Boomerang Awards - Interactive Interface : OAKLEY - Disruptive By Design Event
  • 2014 - Université de Sherbrooke Honorary Degree - Honorary Diploma of the Faculty of Engineering : Moment Factory
  • 2014 - Applied Arts Interactive Awards - Offline Digital : LAX Data Cloud [43]
  • 2014 - SEGD Global Design Award - Best of show: LAX Data Cloud [44]
  • 2014 - SEGD Global Design Award - Honor: LAX Data Cloud [44]
  • 2014 - One Show - Silver Pencil for Space Design : LAX [45]
  • 2014 - FITC AWARDS - Generative: LAX Data Cloud [46]
  • 2014 - D&AD Awards - In Book Slice for Permanent Installation : Los Angeles International Airport[47]
  • 2014 - Interaction Awards - Engaging : Megaphone
  • 2014 - Apple - 30th Anniversary of Mac - Pioneer and Innovative Personalities : Moment Factory [48]
  • 2013 - Elektro Magazine - Best Night Club : LIGHT Nightclub
  • 2013 - Illuminating Engineering Society - Lumiere Awards Montreal - Interior Architectural Lighting : La Vitrine - 2-22 Media Environment
  • 2013 - Icon Awards - Interior of The Year Shortlist : LAX Architectural Multimedia
  • 2013 - Boomerang Awards - Interactive Environment : Megaphone
  • 2013 - ADRIQ Honorable Mention - Symbol of excellence in creativity and innovation contributing to the brilliance of Quebec at the international : Moment Factory
  • 2013 - Communication Arts Design Annual - Motion Design Category : Duality on the Boardwalk Hall[49]
  • 2013 - BizBash - Top 50 Innovative Event Pros : Sakchin Bessette[50]
  • 2013 - Grafika Awards - Grand Prize for Interactive Installation : Ode à la Vie on the Sagrada Familia
  • 2013 - C2MTL / Fast Company's "Creative Answers to commercial questions" - Multimedia : Ode à la Vie on the Sagrada Familia
  • 2013 - Fast Company - World's Top 10 most innovative companies in Music : Moment Factory[51]
  • 2013 - Numix Awards - Cultural - Experiential Production : Ode à la Vie on the Sagrada Familia[52]
  • 2013 - Illuminating Engineering Society - Lumiere Awards Montreal - Interior Architectural Lighting : La Vitrine - 2-22 Media Environment
  • 2013 - Applied Arts Design Awards - Digital : Ode à la Vie on the Sagrada Familia[53]
  • 2013 - Applied Arts Interactive Awards - Gaming : Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 - Battle For Beauty
  • 2012 - New York Times - Best Concert of the Year according to Jon Caramanica : Jay-Z at Carnegie Hall
  • 2012 - Grand Prix du tourisme Quebecois - Touristic Services : La Vitrine - 2-22 Media Environment
  • 2012 - Boomerang Awards - Interactive Design : La Vitrine Culturelle[54]
  • 2012 - D&AD Professional Awards - Spacial Design / Installations : Arcade Fire - Summer Into Dust Installation
  • 2012 - Numix Awards - Art and Culture Production / Best multimedia productions of Quebec, Canada : La Vitrine - 2-22 Media Environment
  • 2012 - Live Design Excellence Awards - Concerts : Arcade Fire - Summer Into Dust Installation
  • 2012 - La Presse - Top 25 Personalities of the Year : Moment Factory
  • 2012 - IFEA / Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards - Bronze Award for Best Promotional Brochure : Mosaika
  • 2011 - National Association for Interpretation Media Awards - 1st Place Media Award : Long video : Mosaika
  • 2011 - IFEA / Hass & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards - Bronze Award for Best Event Website : Mosaika
  • 2011 - IFEA / Hass & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards - Bronze Award for Best Event Video : Mosaika
  • 2011 - IFEA / Hass & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards - Silver Award for Best Event Photograph : Mosaika
  • 2011 - IFEA / Hass & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards - Gold Award for Best Promotional Poster : Mosaika
  • 2011 - Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) Awards - Best Poster : Mosaika
  • 2011 - Festivals and Events Ontario (FEO) Awards - Best Promotional Campaign : Mosaika
  • 2011 - Ottawa Tourism Awards - Innovation of the Year : Mosaika
  • 2011 - Ontario Tourism Awards - Tourism Innovator of the Year : Mosaika
  • 2011 - Deloitte - Fast 50[55] & Fast 500 North America - Technology: Moment Factory[56]
  • 2011 - La Presse/Radio-Canada - Personnalité de la semaine : Moment Factory
  • 2011 - Telefilm Canada - Canada Media Fund : X-Agora (Moment Factory proprietary software)
  • 2011 - Quebec Federation of History - Léonidas-Bélanger Award : Yours Truly, Montreal - Pointe-à-Callière Museum
  • 2011 - Illuminating Engineering Society - Lumiere Award Montreal - Architectural Lighting : Metropolis Marquee
  • 2011 - Illuminating Engineering Society - Lumiere Award Montreal - Interior Lighting : NUVU Restaurant
  • 2011 - FCCQ Mercuriades - Business of the Year (SME) : Moment Factory
  • 2011 - FCCQ Mercuriades - Market Development (SME) : Moment Factory
  • 2011 - Grafika Awards - Event Design / Best projects in graphic design in Quebec, Canada : Elixir
  • 2010 - Boomerang Awards - Best Interactive Technology : Mosaika
  • 2010 - Canadian e-Tourism Awards - Best Innovative Use of Technology / Media : Mosaika
  • 2010 - CRÉA Awards - Interactive Media / Best creative projects in publicity of Quebec, Canada : La Vitrine - Interactive Media Façade
  • 2010 - FERDIE Interior Awards - Ronald-Tremblay Lighting Award : NUVU Restaurant
  • 2009 - Creative Review - Best in Book / Best work of the year : Nine Inch Nails Lights in the Sky Tour[57]
  • 2006 - Grafika Awards - Event Design : Infopresse 20th Anniversary

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