For the third year in a row, the Québec government has brought together Quebecers from the worlds of music, interactive media and film, under the Planet Québec banner, to give them a chance to showcase their talent at the high-profile South by Southwest Festival (SXSW), to be held in Austin, Texas, from March 8 to 17, 2013.
Minister of Culture and Communications Maka Kotto took part today in the unveiling of the Planet Québec program, which features some 200 Québec artists, distributors and interactive media firms.
Thousands of participants
SXSW is recognized as one of the cultural sector’s leading market-development events. Year in, year out, it welcomes thousands of professionals from around the world. Québec’s cultural and technological showcase at the SXSW will contribute to career development beyond Québec’s borders for the musicians and interactive media professionals who take part, under the aegis of recognized leaders in their respective fields: