Factsheet

Developer:
PLAYMIND
Based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Founding date:
2002

Website:
playmind.com

Press / Business contact:
info@playmind.com

Social:
Twitter
Facebook
Instagram
The Inner Friend Facebook
Skype

Releases:
The Inner Friend

Address:
6749 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 released its first IP console game called The Inner Friend in September 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 released its first IP PC/console game called The Inner Friend in Q4 2018 and is currently working on its next IP.

Projects


Videos

Playmind Demo Reel 2019 Vimeo

Tim Horton's Face to Face Challenge Vimeo

The Inner Friend Release Trailer Vimeo

Videotron's Chop Your Log Challenge Vimeo


Images

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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)
logo

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
  • ""Best In Show Game Award" - The Inner Friend " - Montreal's Independant Games Festival, Montreal, November 19th, 2017
  • ""Best Experimental Game Award" - The Inner Friend " - SOWN, Tokyo Game Show, Tokyo, September 24th, 2018

Team & Repeating Collaborator

Emmanuel Sévigny
Founder, CEO, Producer

Sophie Paquette
Artistic Director

Shawn McGoogan
Lead Game Designer


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