Product Design Advisor
M-A comes to Play The Field™ with deep experience in the field of interactive entertainment. He has variously produced, directed, programmed, art directed, written and edited dozens of digital media properties and produced over 200 half hours of animated TV projects going back to the early days of Canadian digital media production. The last few years have seen him elbow deep in the areas of mobile gaming, as well as virtual and augmented reality.
Founding Canadian digital pioneer Collideascope Digital Productions when he was 25, his was one of the first companies to adopt a completely digital approach to animation and convergent use of assets across entertainment platforms. This changed the way television is animated worldwide. His work within the cultural and business communities earned him an armful of accolades including a Gemini Award, an Award of Excellence from the Alliance for Children and Television, several Summit Awards, a Silver Screen Award of Excellence, and Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 business award at the tender age of 32.