In addition to its regular programming, TOPO organizes cultural mediation activities in partnership with social and educational organizations. The centre also hosts experimental projects by artists in its multifunctional space and participates enthusiastically in the Montreal digital arts community.

Party it up with the Cuban Hat – Septembre 13

PARTY IT UP WITH THE CUBAN HAT ! Agence TOPO and the Cooperative Makila invite you to push out the back to business with the doc community. 
Join the Cuban Hat people to celebrate their 4 year anniversary at Doc Circuit and support their fundraising campaign for this year’s edition. WHEN :      Saturday September 13 Read more »

Cuban Hat at Sunny Side Docs 2014

  Cuban Hat at Sunny Side Docs 2014   Hey Doc Lovers ! Agence TOPO and the Cooperative Makila invite you to discover the interactive projects selected for the pitching contest of Sunny Side of the Doc 2014. Sunny Side operates international television markets focusing on specialist factual and documentary programming, to promote coproduction and sales relationships amongst production companies and broadcasters.The event will take place from June 23 to 26 in La Rochelle in France and for the occasion five projects are in competition. The creators will present their pitch to an accredited industry of experts and the winners will share the prices accumulated in the Cuban Hat. An interactive platform developed by Agence TOPO You can view the projects on the website developed specifically by Agence TOPO for Makila Coop. With this platform, the filmmakers can manage the submission of projects and Makila can also manage the services offered by the partners who contribute to the hat. Everyone grooving around the world of documentary can then follow the evolution of all the projects selected in the previous editions of the Cuban Hat. Selected projects :  ADRIFT – Decima Rosa/Freeside Films, Italy/UK Connected Walls – Grizzly Films/Progress in work!, Belgium/France Project Quipu – Chaka Studio, UK Share your Grandma – Narrative/Chaï Chaï Films, France Umudugudu! – Hirya Lab, France   About the Cuban Hat Project The Cuban Hat online Pitching Contest is a crowd start-up and funding initiative for documentary projects. This online platform developed in collaboration with Agence TOPO is made possible thanks to the support of the innovative platform and digital network program of Quebec’s provincial arts council, the Conseil des arts et lettres du Québec. The Cuban Hat Project is a non-profit initiative started in 2009 by indie filmmakers Diego Briceño and Giulia Frati with the support of Makila, an artist run and non profit coop aiming to create a community of mutual support to stimulate debate and collaborative decision-making.   For more information : Projet Cuban Hat // Giulia Frati et Diego Briceño Agence TOPO

Le Web est ailleurs ! – Agence TOPO 2008 / 2013 – 29 avril 2014

LANCEMENT DE PUBLICATION « Le Web est ailleurs ! – Agence TOPO 2008 / 2013 »  L’Agence TOPO vous convie au bar Waverly le mardi 29 avril 2014 à 17 h au lancement de sa récente publication « Le Web est ailleurs ! – Agence TOPO 2008 / 2013 » qui retrace notre parcours des cinq dernières années à travers un corpus de créations web et de performances médiatiques.

TOPO sʼexp(l)ose ! – March – May, 2014

TOPO s’exp(l)ose ! / Breaking through the Window Campagne de sociofinancement / Crowdfunding campaign Agence TOPO is launching its first crowdfunding campaign - TOPO s’exp(l)ose ! (Breaking through the Window) – to raise funds for a new window display that will allow the centre to present innovative media arts installations using interaction technologies. Follow the construction history of this window display by reading our outstanding photonovel!

Cuban Hat Pitch – November 2013

Hey Doc Lovers! It's a pleasure for us to invite you to the final round of the Cuban Hat pitching contest tomorrow, November 19 from 7 to 9 PM, at the Doc Circuit Montreal's Head Quarters (3450 St. Urbain, Montreal) ! You can come meet the top 5 creators in person, where they will present their projects to an open audience of doc lovers and industry experts.

Le Kiosque de la démocratie – September 2013

Le Kiosque de la démocratie Participez en grand nombre au sondage ! (en ligne ou sur place au Bain Saint-Michel) Les gens qui complèteront le sondage au Bain-Saint-Michel d’ici dimanche 22 septembre à 14 h seront éligibles au tirage d’une monographie sur la (SCP). À l’occasion de la manifestation culturelle On occupe le Bain Saint-Michel, Read more »