Project Description


iLunch is Interactive Ontario‘s monthly lunch-and-learn series that provides skills development and networking to interactive digital media producers and those in other sectors wishing to learn more or collaborate with IDM creators. Each session includes lunch, a panel discussion, Q&A and networking time.

January 23, 2018
12 – 2 pm
Ontario Investment & Trade Centre
250 Yonge Street – 35th Floor

iLunch – Sound & Music for Digital Media session details

Sound design and music are integral components for creating the right atmosphere for any digital media project, but the process can be daunting. This panel will demystify the world of sound and music for digital media. Our panelists will offer their perspectives on how digital media producers, musicians and sound designers can work together, whether through commissioning original compositions or licensing existing works. Forms of collaboration, processes and funding opportunities will be discussed by our panelists from the fields of audio branding, sound design, composition, artist management, multiplatform production and game development.


Moderator, Carly Beath  – Program Director at Interactive Ontariowill be joined by panelists:
  • Valentin Fleur – Brand Strategist at Sixième Son
    Audio branding for companies across all touchpoints
  • Tom Mullins – Toronto Studio Manager at La Hacienda
    Toronto lead for acclaimed game audio production house
  • Ryhna Thompson – Founder & President – Envision Management & Production / Co-Founder & President – MERJ Media
    Artist manager of Kid Koala and others / Senior Producer of Floor Kids
  • Tony Walsh – Company Director at Phantom Compass
    Studio head behind the music-heavy Auto Age: Standoff


12:00-12:30pm: Arrivals + Lunch

12:30-1:30pm: Presentations

1:30-2:00pm: Q & A

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