Astral presents the 31st edition of the International Festival of Films on Art

Astral presents the 31st edition of the International Festival of Films on Art 
MONTRÉAL, Feb. 20, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The International Festival of Films on 
Art (FIFA) is proud to announce its partnership with Astral for its 31(st) 
edition, to be held in Montréal from March 14 to 24, 2013. Astral is pleased 
to be a FIFA presenting and media partner for a third consecutive year, in 
addition to awarding the 2013 Grand Prize. 
"For the third year running, our partnership with Astral allows us to pursue 
and further our founding goals: reach the widest audience possible and provide 
the tools to make art and culture appreciation accessible," says René Rozon, 
General Manager and Founder, FIFA. "In this context, Astral is an essential 
ally to achieving our mission." 
"Astral has made it its priority to contribute to the influence and promotion 
of art in all of its forms," said Jacques Parisien, Executive Vice President 
and Chief Operating Officer, Astral. "We are particularly proud to renew our 
partnership with the FIFA, which brilliantly showcases artists and their work 
on film." 
An advertising campaign produced by FIFA will be aired in the coming weeks on 
Astral's specialty television channels, radio stations, advertising faces and 
websites. The campaign will run in Montréal and several regions across 
Québec, as well as in Toronto, thus ensuring greater visibility for the 
Festival. 
The International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) is a not-for-profit 
organization devoted to promoting and distributing the best productions in the 
world of films on art and media art. The FIFA'S 11-day competition is the most 
important annual event of its kind in the world. The event acts as a forum 
bringing together artists and artisans from the arts and film communities, as 
well as art and film lovers. Subscribe to the free FIFA newsletter or follow 
the FIFA on social media by visiting www.artfifa.com. 
Founded in 1961, Astral Media Inc. (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B) is one of Canada's 
largest media companies. It operates several media properties—pay and 
specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital—among the 
most popular in the country. Year after year, our pay and specialty television 
networks, our radio stations, and Astral's Harold Greenberg Fund have together 
awarded over $170 million to the development and purchase of programs and 
original productions, as well as supporting our musical talent. To learn more 
about Astral and its contribution to culture, go to astral.com. 
Media relations: 
FIFA: Dyllan Labonté Alain Labonté Communications 514523-9922 
dyllan@alainlabonte.ca 
Astral: Olivier Racette Astral Media Inc. 514939-5000 oracette@astral.com 
SOURCE: Astral 
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