Montreal Digital Spring (Printemps numérique) is a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to boost digital creation and creativity through various activities of event productions, communication, curation, networking, and mediation.

Since 2014, its flagship event – the Printemps numérique (digital spring) – is held annually in Montreal from March 21 to June 21. This season is both a space for networking between the arts, industry, education and research sectors and a showcase of their productions.

The diverse programming of Montreal Digital Spring makes digital arts more accessible to a larger audience while attracting an international clientele. Throughout the year, the organization is establishing itself in the various digital sectors by organizing forums and events that foster conversations around digital trends and issues of digital transformations.

The digital season

A major event of the Montreal festival scene, Montreal Digital Spring is held annually between March 21 and June 21. Resulting from an unprecedented collective effort, Montreal Digital Spring works towards the development and promotion of Montreal digital creativity. Digital artists, event producers, industries, scientists, media and institutional actors all get together to create this unique and powerful force. Montreal Digital Spring supports creators, producers, and broadcasters to flourish here in Montreal and at the international level. Montreal Digital Spring also strengthens Montreal’s position as the world capital for digital creativity.

During the 4th edition (March 21 – June 21, 2017), more than 704,000 people participated in 300+ digital activities: conferences on visual effects, video games and VR, interactive spaces, visual performances, electronic music, immersive experiences, 3D productions, screenings and public installations.