What's up Montreal

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What's up Montreal

Year: 2014
Duration: 15 min
Producer: Baghdig Balyan
Genre: Entertainment
Host: Alex Melki, Nalie Agustin, Spiro Malandrakis, Jonathan MacDonald, Elysia-Marie Campbell, Annie Deir, and Anouare Abdou

What’s Up Montreal? features local talents, covers festivals and events, provides ideas about the things you can see and do in Montreal, while helping local communities get discovered.


Season 2

Episode 1

In this episode we explore Montreal's music scene starting with McGill's huge year-end BBQ featuring live bands. We then sit down with a special guest, artist Carissa Vales. Next, we visit a music competition. We finish off by checking out local musicians showcasing their talents from porches in NDG.

Episode 2

In this episode we make one of our childhood fantasies into a reality by visiting Montreal's Mermaid School. Then we hit the rapids for some Saute Mouton. We end the episode by entering a real escape game at A/MAZE.

Episode 3

This episode is all about video games. First we visit Gaymer Zone with Jonathan. After, we meet the inspiring women behind Girls on Games. Then, we introduce a real life Pokemon game with Montreal PKMN League. Next, we show you around the Game-On exhibit. We end off with a video game competition!

Episode 4

In this episode we dive into the world of Fashion. Nalie first takes us to Brunch in the City. Then we twist things up with an all-men fashion show with Jonathan. We then end the episode with a surprise treat.

Episode 5

This episode is a cook-off between Team Roosters and Team Medaterian Lightning. We start off by visiting Tripes and Caviar to cook some brains. Next, we visit Saint-Henri's hidden gem Pops Art to get artisanal popscicles.Then we come back to see who will blow the judges' minds with their dish.

Season 1

Episode 1 : MURAL Festival

Zina and Jonathan discover one of Montreal's newest festivals, MURAL. This event welcomes worldwide artists to draw a graffiti painting on Montreal's designated walls, in 4 days. Join us as we uncover the things to do and see at Mural Festival.

Episode 2 : K-POP Flashmob

K-Pop has become a hit sensation with the popular video sharing webiste, YouTube. Quebec youth groups such as QC K-Pop, 2KSQUAD, IX and many other join up to get ready for K-Pop Flashmob. Join Jonathan and Zina as they discover what K-Pop is and how it impacts on youth culture.

Episode 3 : Peur Depot

Discover your phobias in this attraction build into ten 40 feet containers located in the Old Port of Montreal. Allow Jonathan and Zina to take you on a comedy at the same time frightful journey through this theatrical catacomb.

Episode 4 : Strangers in the Night

For 10 years, Larry Day has dedicated time for the Starlight Children’s Foundation by throwing a fundraising event in the western part of Montreal. This event brings in over 75 well renowned restaurants as well as live performances by The Pointer Sisters, Boogiewonderband, Kristina Maria and many more. With the money raised, children in need who are part of the Starlight Foundation get benefits which will brighten their day on the road to recovery

Episode 5 : Matusri Japon

This authentic Japanese culture festival makes an annual return to showcase what Montreal’s Japanese Community is all about. Jonathan gets to discover traditional dances, festival games, martial arts and his favourite of them all, tasting the delicious food.

Episode 6 : Comic Con

Calling all comic book fans. This event has exponentially gain popularity in the Montreal scene in the short amount of time of its existence. Zina and Jonathan get their cosplay on as they stroll through geeky awesomeness rows located in Montreal’s Palais des Congrès.

Episode 7 : A new YouTube community

A new YouTube community has entered the social media scene of Montreal. Jonathan and Zina met with some of the creators to know all their secrets about content creation and how to get engaged viewers.

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