Factsheet

Developer:
PLAYMIND
Based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Founding date:
2002

Website:
playmind.com

Press / Business contact:
info@playmind.com

Social:
Twitter
Facebook
The InnerFriend Facebook
Skype

Releases:
The InnerFriend

Address:
6751A St-Laurent Blvd
Montreal, QC, Canada
H2S 3C8

Phone:
+1 (514) 845-6555

Description

PLAYMIND is a gaming and digital media studio that has an accurate perception of the ever-changing digital culture. For more than 15 years, PLAYMIND has been specializing in the design and development of digital media. The studio combines strategic analysis and prototypes using cutting edge technologies to create strong immersive experiences. PLAYMIND focuses on mobile, VR, AR, console and event-based video games, on digital interactions and immersive environments for advertising, museums, events, world fairs and performances. PLAYMIND is developing its first IP console game called The InnerFriend, planned to be released in 2018.

History

Early days

Since 2002, PLAYMIND has been creating and producing immersive and interactive environments for advertising, museums, events, world fairs, festivals and performances. Emmanuel Sévigny, the founder, worked as creative director and new media specialist on international projects from his Montreal studio. His team collaborated on more than a hundred projects such as the Universal Expositions in Japan (2005) and Germany (2000). PLAYMIND worked for the Euro Space Center in Belgium, The Cité des Sciences de Paris, the Canada F1 Grand Prize and directed projects with Patrick Watson, Moment Factory, Le Cirque du Soleil. Ubisoft, David Usher, Piknic Électronik, Sapporo, Honda, Vidéotron and many more.

New vision

In early 2010, the studio fully oriented its focus on AR, VR, mobile and event-based games. PLAYMIND is currently developing its first IP console game called The InnerFriend, planned to released in 2018.

Projects


Videos

Playmind Demo Vimeo

Sapporo Hunt, Igloofest - 2017 YouTube

Assassin’s Creed® London Gangs – Case Study - 2015 Vimeo


Images

download all screenshots & photos as .zip (70MB)
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There are far more images available for PLAYMIND, but these are the ones we felt would be most useful to you. If you have specific requests, please do contact us!


download logo files as .zip (165KB)
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Awards & Recognition

  • "Grand Prize for application or promotional microsite category - Ubisoft - Assassin’s Creed London Gangs - in collaboration with Bleublanccrouge" - Concours Créa, Infopresse, Montreal, 2016
  • "Finalist, Cultural : Experiential production category : - La Grande Carte Blanche" - Numix, Quebec Digital Media Excellence Awards, Canada Media Fund, 2013

Team & Repeating Collaborator

Emmanuel Sévigny
Founder, CEO, Creative Director

David Calvo
Artist, Main Writer

Laszlo Ricciardi
Production Coordinator, Game Designer

Valentine Hinfray
Project Manager


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