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New media studio specialized in video games & digital environments


Founded in 1996 in Montreal, PLAYMIND is a collaborative studio specializing in digital creation and video games. For more than 15 years, the studio has specialized in the design, production and development of digital environments. By combining a strategic analysis of needs and trends with the rapid design of prototypes using state-of-the-art technologies, PLAYMIND produces interactive installations, immersive environments and games for mobile phones, virtual reality, augmented reality and consoles. The great diversity of the projects produced by the studio is echoed by many of its employees, who are corporate clients as well as cultural and museum institutions. The studio is proud of the various projects it has undertaken alongside the Montréal Science Center, the Biosphère, the Musée d'Argenteuil and the Grande Bibliothèque. As a service provider for two of the world's leading exhibitions in 2000 and 2005, Playmind also collaborates with a wide variety of art events around the world. In addition to its customer services, PLAYMIND is now designing its own video games, including its first title, The InnerFriend, which will be released in the spring of 2018. This major production lasted 3 years and was produced with CMF funding. It has been a major factor of change for PLAYMIND, which has grown from a small 5-person service provider to a strong gaming development studio with more than 20 employees.
The PLAYMIND studio production team consists of immersive and interactive experience designers, game designers, 2D and 3D artists, videographers, special effects designers and programmers. By employing the AGILE work methodology and combining its technical and artistic knowledge, the team works cohesively and is able to overcome technological obstacles while ensuring quality control throughout the production process. In sum, the transdisciplinary approach of the team facilitates the fluidity of ideas, no matter where they come from. The design is done by the ideaters / designers, in a spirit of co-creation that allows the contribution of everyone, the result offers a conceptual organization and a logic well drawn in direct connection with the objectives of the projects. In order to complete the expertise, Playmind relies on a large number of contractors who revolve around the internal team permanently. Thanks to the contribution of these designers of external experiences, the know-how is renewed and enriched, the potential creator is increased tenfold. This multi-level creative mindset inspires many associations.


Our Expertise:

  • Video Games (mobile/console)
  • Turnkey Location-based Entertainment Games
  • Immersive and Interactive Experiences
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR)
  • Visual effects and video mapping

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montréal (Québec)

  • +1 514 845 6555
President - PLAYMIND

Emmanuel Sévigny


Valentine Hinfray

Chargée de projets

6749, boul. Saint-Laurent

+1 514 621 7639

Catherine Beauvais-Gascon

Directrice au développement des affaires

6749, boul. Saint-Laurent

+1 514 973 0728

Médéric Ellul

Coordinateur Marketing

6749, boul. Saint-Laurent

+1 514 625-9685

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