About La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec

Mission 

La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec is the result of the merger of Alliance numérique and La Guilde des développeurs de jeux vidéo du Québec to form a single representative. As a new member, you join the strength of more than 240 independent and international studios, educational institutions and entrepreneurs in related fields established in Quebec. 

ITS VISION: AN AMBITIOUS VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY THAT IS A WORLD LEADER AND SETS THE TRENDS FOR TOMORROW’S VIDEO GAME INDUSTRY. 

THE SCOPE OF ITS MISSION: 

  • To support member studios by offering a wide range of services and activities throughout the province.
  • Encouraging creativity and innovation, while providing support for entrepreneurship
  • Acting as the sole proactive representative of the industry to public authorities at all levels, around industrial policies by implementing projects that are beneficial for all.
  • Contribution to educational institutions to ensure the quality and diversity of the workforce as well as the continuing education of the workforce
  • Partnering for growth, compétitivité́ and industry-wide outreach 
  • Promoting locally and internationally Québec’s video game industry and support its development as a global hub

La Guilde brings together independent and international video game developers, creators, educational institutions and entrepreneurs in related fields based in Quebec. Its vision is to cultivate fertile ground for the industry in order to maintain and strengthen Québec’s status as a world leader in the video game sector through the collaboration of its players. La Guild is a world leader in this sector and, with 245 members, is the largest group of its kind in the world.

Its main mandate is to promote the Québec video game industry locally and internationally and to support its development as a global hub with the objective of making Québec the international reference in video games by creating a strong, sustainable and diversified ecosystem. La Guilde works closely with its members to develop and ensure the quality and diversity of the workforce, encourage creativity and innovation, implement structuring projects, while providing support for entrepreneurship.

QUEBEC’S VIDEO GAME STUDIOS SET THE TRENDS OF THE FUTURE: OUR TALENTED ENTREPRENEURS CONTRIBUTE TO THE PRIDE OF OUR INDUSTRY

 

Team

Nadine Gelly
Executive Manager
nadine.gelly@laguilde.quebec

Jonathan Ben Soussan
Sales director, Productions Kaliko
jonathan@megamigs.com

Andrée-Anne Pelletier
Director, Communications and Public Relations
andree-anne.pelletier@laguilde.quebec

 

Timothy J. Allard
Manager, Member relations and partnerships 
tj.allard@laguilde.quebec

Emmanuelle Tétreault
Executive Assistant
emmanuelle.tetreault@laguilde.quebec

Board of Directors

The Guild’s board of directors is composed of representatives of member studios, elected at the annual general meeting. A maximum of two seats may be co-opted to complement the board’s knowledge in relevant areas of expertise.

Dominique Lebel
Behaviour interactif
President of the board

 

Christopher Chancey
ManaVoid Entertainment
Vice-president of the board

David Fugère-Lamarre
iLLOGIKA
Secretary-Treasurer

 

Anny Lafrance
Electronic Arts
Administrator, Executive committee

Louis-Félix Cauchon
Jeux Boréalys
Administrator, Executive committee

Francis Baillet
Ubisoft

Jean-François Boivin
Panache Jeux Numériques

Philippe Morin
Red Barrels

Ghislain de Pessemier
Outerminds

Diane Derome, Adm.A.,ASC
Business Advisor

Jimmy Gendron
Ludia

Étienne Gosselin
Ryan Affaires publiques

Nicolas Liorzou
Groupe Keywords Studios

Pascal Nataf
Studio Affordance

Rémi Weiss
Gameloft