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Ex-Frima co-founder named Pixel chairman

Steve Couture will succeed Daniel Le Saunier as chairman of the board of directors for Canadian industry non-profit org Pixel Quebec.
June 22, 2017

Steve Couture, the former co-founder of Québec City, Canada-based digital entertainment studio Frima, has been elected as the new chairman of the board of directors for industry non-profit org Pixel Québec.

Couture will succeed Daniel Le Saunier, who served as chairman for nine years and was instrumental in establishing a number of Pixel’s international projects, including industry networking exchange Cartoon Connection Canada and competitions Pixel Animation and Pixel Challenge.

Pixel expects to leverage Couture’s vast industry experience and wide network of business contacts across video gaming and animation.

Along with co-founding Frima, Couture served as its CEO for 14 years before leaving the company in April this year. While at Frima, Couture helped the company amass a long list of clients including Lego, Mattel, Microsoft and Ubisoft. Frima also launched its new app-first kids series, MaXi, in 2016.

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Jeremy is the Features Editor of Kidscreen specializing in the content production, broadcasting and distribution aspects of the global children's entertainment industry. Contact Jeremy at jdickson@brunico.com.

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