MuchMusic and MTV Have Canadian Music Week Covered As Hosts Descend on Week Long Music Fest, March 18 - 29

— March 13, 2013

To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/Ynwi6N


TORONTO (March 13, 2013) – As the music industry arms itself with demos, gear, and energy drinks to take in Canada’s premiere music fest, Canadian Music Week, Much and MTV hosts are on the scene. Starting Wednesday, March 20, MuchMusic’s Lauren Toyota, MTV’s Sharlene Chiu, and MuchMore’s Matt Wells hit up some of the week’s marquee events, including the panel discussion,MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, and the much-anticipated exclusive interview with METRIC, hosted by Wells.

Music enthusiasts can catch Toyota, Chiu, and Wells at the following events:

Wednesday, March 20
Canadian Radio Music Awards
NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. co-host Lauren Toyota honours the collective of Canadian artists who covered True Colours to raise awareness in the fight against bullying. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
The Siriusxm Indies – The 13th Annual Independent Music Awards
MTV NEWS host Sharlene Chiu honours the bands that made an impression on the indie scene this past year. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
Celebrity Interview - A Conversation with METRIC
MTV MOVIE NIGHT/MuchMore host and music expert Matt Wells sits down with METRIC’s Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw for an in-depth and revealing interview. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 3:55 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.)

Saturday, March 23
MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast
Lauren Toyota helps bring the week to a close by moderating the discussion MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, featuring a panel of who’s who in the industry including MMVA-winning director RT!, Artist D Sisive, and MuchFact chair David Kines. This hour-long discussion offers tips on how to apply for a MuchFACT grant, and how to use it to make the best video possible. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.)


SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Follow MuchMusic on Twitter: @muchmusic
Follow Lauren Toyota: @LaurenToyota 
Follow MTV on Twitter: @mtvcanada
Follow Sharlene Chiu on Twitter: @SharleneChiu
Follow MuchMore on Twitter: @muchmore
Follow Matt Wells on Twitter: @mattawells
Follow MuchFact on Twitter: @muchfact


About MuchMusic

As the No. 1 Canadian brand for young adults, MuchMusic is the go-to channel for all things pop-culture, delivering excitement through exclusive live events, interviews with leading musicians and celebrities, and the biggest scripted series. From the MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS to its industry-leading online and social media outreach, including online at MuchMusic.com, on Twitter @MuchMusic and on Facebook – with more than 1.25 million likes and counting, MuchMusic continues to deliver on its promise of bringing fans that Much closer to their idols. Much spotlights homegrown talent through original productions including DEGRASSI, THE L.A. COMPLEX, NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. and VIDEO ON TRIAL and supports the Canadian music video production industry with its annual, multi-million dollar contribution to MuchFACT. Much is available in 9.2 million households across Canada via cable, satellite, and mobile. Much is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

About MTV
From fashion to politics to lifestyles and trends, MTV is all about the stories of young amazing lives from a distinctly Canadian perspective. Available across multiple platforms, including online at mtv.ca and live on Bell Mobile TV, MTV pushes boundaries with innovative original productions including MTV SHOWTOWN, 1 GIRL 5 GAYS, MTV LIVE, MTV NEWS, and MTV CREEPS, and is home to the hottest reality series including JERSEY SHORE and TEEN MOM 2. With more than 280 million video views in 2011 on mtv.ca, MTV is a youth leader in the digital world. MTV is available in 6.5 million households across Canada and is a Canadian-programmed and managed business. MTV is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. MTV in Canada is one of 63 MTV-branded services available in 152 territories around the world.




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For more information:
Noreen Hamid, Much MTV Group, 416.384.3259, noreen.hamid@bellmedia.ca







March 13, 2013

MuchMusic and MTV Have Canadian Music Week Covered As Hosts Descend on Week-Long Music Fest, March 19-24

MEDIA RELEASE
muchmedia.ca

– Lauren Toyota, Sharlene Chiu, and Matt Wells join the hottest events at Canadian Music Week –
– MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast features a panel of who’s who in the music industry, Saturday, March 23 –

To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/Ynwi6N

TORONTO (March 13, 2013) – As the music industry arms itself with demos, gear, and energy drinks to take in Canada’s premiere music fest, Canadian Music Week, Much and MTV hosts are on the scene. Starting Wednesday, March 20, MuchMusic’s Lauren Toyota, MTV’s Sharlene Chiu, and MuchMore’s Matt Wells hit up some of the week’s marquee events, including the panel discussion,MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, and the much-anticipated exclusive interview with METRIC, hosted by Wells.

Music enthusiasts can catch Toyota, Chiu, and Wells at the following events:

Wednesday, March 20
Canadian Radio Music Awards
NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. co-host Lauren Toyota honours the collective of Canadian artists who covered True Colours to raise awareness in the fight against bullying. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
The Siriusxm Indies – The 13th Annual Independent Music Awards
MTV NEWS host Sharlene Chiu honours the bands that made an impression on the indie scene this past year. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
Celebrity Interview - A Conversation with METRIC
MTV MOVIE NIGHT/MuchMore host and music expert Matt Wells sits down with METRIC’s Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw for an in-depth and revealing interview. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 3:55 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.)

Saturday, March 23
MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast
Lauren Toyota helps bring the week to a close by moderating the discussion MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, featuring a panel of who’s who in the industry including MMVA-winning director RT!, Artist D Sisive, and MuchFact chair David Kines. This hour-long discussion offers tips on how to apply for a MuchFACT grant, and how to use it to make the best video possible. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.)


SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Follow MuchMusic on Twitter: @muchmusic
Follow Lauren Toyota: @LaurenToyota 
Follow MTV on Twitter: @mtvcanada
Follow Sharlene Chiu on Twitter: @SharleneChiu
Follow MuchMore on Twitter: @muchmore
Follow Matt Wells on Twitter: @mattawells
Follow MuchFact on Twitter: @muchfact


About MuchMusic

As the No. 1 Canadian brand for young adults, MuchMusic is the go-to channel for all things pop-culture, delivering excitement through exclusive live events, interviews with leading musicians and celebrities, and the biggest scripted series. From the MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS to its industry-leading online and social media outreach, including online at MuchMusic.com, on Twitter @MuchMusic and on Facebook – with more than 1.25 million likes and counting, MuchMusic continues to deliver on its promise of bringing fans that Much closer to their idols. Much spotlights homegrown talent through original productions including DEGRASSI, THE L.A. COMPLEX, NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. and VIDEO ON TRIAL and supports the Canadian music video production industry with its annual, multi-million dollar contribution to MuchFACT. Much is available in 9.2 million households across Canada via cable, satellite, and mobile. Much is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

About MTV
From fashion to politics to lifestyles and trends, MTV is all about the stories of young amazing lives from a distinctly Canadian perspective. Available across multiple platforms, including online at mtv.ca and live on Bell Mobile TV, MTV pushes boundaries with innovative original productions including MTV SHOWTOWN, 1 GIRL 5 GAYS, MTV LIVE, MTV NEWS, and MTV CREEPS, and is home to the hottest reality series including JERSEY SHORE and TEEN MOM 2. With more than 280 million video views in 2011 on mtv.ca, MTV is a youth leader in the digital world. MTV is available in 6.5 million households across Canada and is a Canadian-programmed and managed business. MTV is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. MTV in Canada is one of 63 MTV-branded services available in 152 territories around the world.




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For more information:
Noreen Hamid, Much MTV Group, 416.384.3259, noreen.hamid@bellmedia.ca

March 13, 2013

MuchMusic and MTV Have Canadian Music Week Covered As Hosts Descend on Week-Long Music Fest, March 19-24

MEDIA RELEASE
muchmedia.ca

– Lauren Toyota, Sharlene Chiu, and Matt Wells join the hottest events at Canadian Music Week –
– MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast features a panel of who’s who in the music industry, Saturday, March 23 –

To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/Ynwi6N

TORONTO (March 13, 2013) – As the music industry arms itself with demos, gear, and energy drinks to take in Canada’s premiere music fest, Canadian Music Week, Much and MTV hosts are on the scene. Starting Wednesday, March 20, MuchMusic’s Lauren Toyota, MTV’s Sharlene Chiu, and MuchMore’s Matt Wells hit up some of the week’s marquee events, including the panel discussion,MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, and the much-anticipated exclusive interview with METRIC, hosted by Wells.

Music enthusiasts can catch Toyota, Chiu, and Wells at the following events:

Wednesday, March 20
Canadian Radio Music Awards
NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. co-host Lauren Toyota honours the collective of Canadian artists who covered True Colours to raise awareness in the fight against bullying. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
The Siriusxm Indies – The 13th Annual Independent Music Awards
MTV NEWS host Sharlene Chiu honours the bands that made an impression on the indie scene this past year. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
Celebrity Interview - A Conversation with METRIC
MTV MOVIE NIGHT/MuchMore host and music expert Matt Wells sits down with METRIC’s Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw for an in-depth and revealing interview. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 3:55 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.)

Saturday, March 23
MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast
Lauren Toyota helps bring the week to a close by moderating the discussion MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, featuring a panel of who’s who in the industry including MMVA-winning director RT!, Artist D Sisive, and MuchFact chair David Kines. This hour-long discussion offers tips on how to apply for a MuchFACT grant, and how to use it to make the best video possible. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.)


SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Follow MuchMusic on Twitter: @muchmusic
Follow Lauren Toyota: @LaurenToyota 
Follow MTV on Twitter: @mtvcanada
Follow Sharlene Chiu on Twitter: @SharleneChiu
Follow MuchMore on Twitter: @muchmore
Follow Matt Wells on Twitter: @mattawells
Follow MuchFact on Twitter: @muchfact


About MuchMusic

As the No. 1 Canadian brand for young adults, MuchMusic is the go-to channel for all things pop-culture, delivering excitement through exclusive live events, interviews with leading musicians and celebrities, and the biggest scripted series. From the MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS to its industry-leading online and social media outreach, including online at MuchMusic.com, on Twitter @MuchMusic and on Facebook – with more than 1.25 million likes and counting, MuchMusic continues to deliver on its promise of bringing fans that Much closer to their idols. Much spotlights homegrown talent through original productions including DEGRASSI, THE L.A. COMPLEX, NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. and VIDEO ON TRIAL and supports the Canadian music video production industry with its annual, multi-million dollar contribution to MuchFACT. Much is available in 9.2 million households across Canada via cable, satellite, and mobile. Much is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

About MTV
From fashion to politics to lifestyles and trends, MTV is all about the stories of young amazing lives from a distinctly Canadian perspective. Available across multiple platforms, including online at mtv.ca and live on Bell Mobile TV, MTV pushes boundaries with innovative original productions including MTV SHOWTOWN, 1 GIRL 5 GAYS, MTV LIVE, MTV NEWS, and MTV CREEPS, and is home to the hottest reality series including JERSEY SHORE and TEEN MOM 2. With more than 280 million video views in 2011 on mtv.ca, MTV is a youth leader in the digital world. MTV is available in 6.5 million households across Canada and is a Canadian-programmed and managed business. MTV is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. MTV in Canada is one of 63 MTV-branded services available in 152 territories around the world.




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For more information:
Noreen Hamid, Much MTV Group, 416.384.3259, noreen.hamid@bellmedia.ca

March 13, 2013

MuchMusic and MTV Have Canadian Music Week Covered As Hosts Descend on Week-Long Music Fest, March 19-24

MEDIA RELEASE
muchmedia.ca

– Lauren Toyota, Sharlene Chiu, and Matt Wells join the hottest events at Canadian Music Week –
– MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast features a panel of who’s who in the music industry, Saturday, March 23 –

To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/Ynwi6N

TORONTO (March 13, 2013) – As the music industry arms itself with demos, gear, and energy drinks to take in Canada’s premiere music fest, Canadian Music Week, Much and MTV hosts are on the scene. Starting Wednesday, March 20, MuchMusic’s Lauren Toyota, MTV’s Sharlene Chiu, and MuchMore’s Matt Wells hit up some of the week’s marquee events, including the panel discussion,MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, and the much-anticipated exclusive interview with METRIC, hosted by Wells.

Music enthusiasts can catch Toyota, Chiu, and Wells at the following events:

Wednesday, March 20
Canadian Radio Music Awards
NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. co-host Lauren Toyota honours the collective of Canadian artists who covered True Colours to raise awareness in the fight against bullying. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
The Siriusxm Indies – The 13th Annual Independent Music Awards
MTV NEWS host Sharlene Chiu honours the bands that made an impression on the indie scene this past year. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
Celebrity Interview - A Conversation with METRIC
MTV MOVIE NIGHT/MuchMore host and music expert Matt Wells sits down with METRIC’s Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw for an in-depth and revealing interview. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 3:55 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.)

Saturday, March 23
MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast
Lauren Toyota helps bring the week to a close by moderating the discussion MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, featuring a panel of who’s who in the industry including MMVA-winning director RT!, Artist D Sisive, and MuchFact chair David Kines. This hour-long discussion offers tips on how to apply for a MuchFACT grant, and how to use it to make the best video possible. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.)


SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Follow MuchMusic on Twitter: @muchmusic
Follow Lauren Toyota: @LaurenToyota 
Follow MTV on Twitter: @mtvcanada
Follow Sharlene Chiu on Twitter: @SharleneChiu
Follow MuchMore on Twitter: @muchmore
Follow Matt Wells on Twitter: @mattawells
Follow MuchFact on Twitter: @muchfact


About MuchMusic

As the No. 1 Canadian brand for young adults, MuchMusic is the go-to channel for all things pop-culture, delivering excitement through exclusive live events, interviews with leading musicians and celebrities, and the biggest scripted series. From the MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS to its industry-leading online and social media outreach, including online at MuchMusic.com, on Twitter @MuchMusic and on Facebook – with more than 1.25 million likes and counting, MuchMusic continues to deliver on its promise of bringing fans that Much closer to their idols. Much spotlights homegrown talent through original productions including DEGRASSI, THE L.A. COMPLEX, NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. and VIDEO ON TRIAL and supports the Canadian music video production industry with its annual, multi-million dollar contribution to MuchFACT. Much is available in 9.2 million households across Canada via cable, satellite, and mobile. Much is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

About MTV
From fashion to politics to lifestyles and trends, MTV is all about the stories of young amazing lives from a distinctly Canadian perspective. Available across multiple platforms, including online at mtv.ca and live on Bell Mobile TV, MTV pushes boundaries with innovative original productions including MTV SHOWTOWN, 1 GIRL 5 GAYS, MTV LIVE, MTV NEWS, and MTV CREEPS, and is home to the hottest reality series including JERSEY SHORE and TEEN MOM 2. With more than 280 million video views in 2011 on mtv.ca, MTV is a youth leader in the digital world. MTV is available in 6.5 million households across Canada and is a Canadian-programmed and managed business. MTV is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. MTV in Canada is one of 63 MTV-branded services available in 152 territories around the world.




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For more information:
Noreen Hamid, Much MTV Group, 416.384.3259, noreen.hamid@bellmedia.ca

March 13, 2013

MuchMusic and MTV Have Canadian Music Week Covered As Hosts Descend on Week-Long Music Fest, March 19-24

MEDIA RELEASE
muchmedia.ca

– Lauren Toyota, Sharlene Chiu, and Matt Wells join the hottest events at Canadian Music Week –
– MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast features a panel of who’s who in the music industry, Saturday, March 23 –

To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/Ynwi6N

TORONTO (March 13, 2013) – As the music industry arms itself with demos, gear, and energy drinks to take in Canada’s premiere music fest, Canadian Music Week, Much and MTV hosts are on the scene. Starting Wednesday, March 20, MuchMusic’s Lauren Toyota, MTV’s Sharlene Chiu, and MuchMore’s Matt Wells hit up some of the week’s marquee events, including the panel discussion,MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, and the much-anticipated exclusive interview with METRIC, hosted by Wells.

Music enthusiasts can catch Toyota, Chiu, and Wells at the following events:

Wednesday, March 20
Canadian Radio Music Awards
NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. co-host Lauren Toyota honours the collective of Canadian artists who covered True Colours to raise awareness in the fight against bullying. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
The Siriusxm Indies – The 13th Annual Independent Music Awards
MTV NEWS host Sharlene Chiu honours the bands that made an impression on the indie scene this past year. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
Celebrity Interview - A Conversation with METRIC
MTV MOVIE NIGHT/MuchMore host and music expert Matt Wells sits down with METRIC’s Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw for an in-depth and revealing interview. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 3:55 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.)

Saturday, March 23
MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast
Lauren Toyota helps bring the week to a close by moderating the discussion MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, featuring a panel of who’s who in the industry including MMVA-winning director RT!, Artist D Sisive, and MuchFact chair David Kines. This hour-long discussion offers tips on how to apply for a MuchFACT grant, and how to use it to make the best video possible. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.)


SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Follow MuchMusic on Twitter: @muchmusic
Follow Lauren Toyota: @LaurenToyota 
Follow MTV on Twitter: @mtvcanada
Follow Sharlene Chiu on Twitter: @SharleneChiu
Follow MuchMore on Twitter: @muchmore
Follow Matt Wells on Twitter: @mattawells
Follow MuchFact on Twitter: @muchfact


About MuchMusic

As the No. 1 Canadian brand for young adults, MuchMusic is the go-to channel for all things pop-culture, delivering excitement through exclusive live events, interviews with leading musicians and celebrities, and the biggest scripted series. From the MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS to its industry-leading online and social media outreach, including online at MuchMusic.com, on Twitter @MuchMusic and on Facebook – with more than 1.25 million likes and counting, MuchMusic continues to deliver on its promise of bringing fans that Much closer to their idols. Much spotlights homegrown talent through original productions including DEGRASSI, THE L.A. COMPLEX, NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. and VIDEO ON TRIAL and supports the Canadian music video production industry with its annual, multi-million dollar contribution to MuchFACT. Much is available in 9.2 million households across Canada via cable, satellite, and mobile. Much is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

About MTV
From fashion to politics to lifestyles and trends, MTV is all about the stories of young amazing lives from a distinctly Canadian perspective. Available across multiple platforms, including online at mtv.ca and live on Bell Mobile TV, MTV pushes boundaries with innovative original productions including MTV SHOWTOWN, 1 GIRL 5 GAYS, MTV LIVE, MTV NEWS, and MTV CREEPS, and is home to the hottest reality series including JERSEY SHORE and TEEN MOM 2. With more than 280 million video views in 2011 on mtv.ca, MTV is a youth leader in the digital world. MTV is available in 6.5 million households across Canada and is a Canadian-programmed and managed business. MTV is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. MTV in Canada is one of 63 MTV-branded services available in 152 territories around the world.




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For more information:
Noreen Hamid, Much MTV Group, 416.384.3259, noreen.hamid@bellmedia.ca

March 13, 2013

MuchMusic and MTV Have Canadian Music Week Covered As Hosts Descend on Week-Long Music Fest, March 19-24

MEDIA RELEASE
muchmedia.ca

– Lauren Toyota, Sharlene Chiu, and Matt Wells join the hottest events at Canadian Music Week –
– MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast features a panel of who’s who in the music industry, Saturday, March 23 –

To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/Ynwi6N

TORONTO (March 13, 2013) – As the music industry arms itself with demos, gear, and energy drinks to take in Canada’s premiere music fest, Canadian Music Week, Much and MTV hosts are on the scene. Starting Wednesday, March 20, MuchMusic’s Lauren Toyota, MTV’s Sharlene Chiu, and MuchMore’s Matt Wells hit up some of the week’s marquee events, including the panel discussion,MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, and the much-anticipated exclusive interview with METRIC, hosted by Wells.

Music enthusiasts can catch Toyota, Chiu, and Wells at the following events:

Wednesday, March 20
Canadian Radio Music Awards
NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. co-host Lauren Toyota honours the collective of Canadian artists who covered True Colours to raise awareness in the fight against bullying. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
The Siriusxm Indies – The 13th Annual Independent Music Awards
MTV NEWS host Sharlene Chiu honours the bands that made an impression on the indie scene this past year. (Kool Haus)

Friday, March 22
Celebrity Interview - A Conversation with METRIC
MTV MOVIE NIGHT/MuchMore host and music expert Matt Wells sits down with METRIC’s Emily Haines and Jimmy Shaw for an in-depth and revealing interview. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 3:55 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.)

Saturday, March 23
MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast
Lauren Toyota helps bring the week to a close by moderating the discussion MuchFACT: From The Basement To Broadcast, featuring a panel of who’s who in the industry including MMVA-winning director RT!, Artist D Sisive, and MuchFact chair David Kines. This hour-long discussion offers tips on how to apply for a MuchFACT grant, and how to use it to make the best video possible. (Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel, Trinity 1-3, 1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m.)


SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS
Follow MuchMusic on Twitter: @muchmusic
Follow Lauren Toyota: @LaurenToyota 
Follow MTV on Twitter: @mtvcanada
Follow Sharlene Chiu on Twitter: @SharleneChiu
Follow MuchMore on Twitter: @muchmore
Follow Matt Wells on Twitter: @mattawells
Follow MuchFact on Twitter: @muchfact


About MuchMusic

As the No. 1 Canadian brand for young adults, MuchMusic is the go-to channel for all things pop-culture, delivering excitement through exclusive live events, interviews with leading musicians and celebrities, and the biggest scripted series. From the MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS to its industry-leading online and social media outreach, including online at MuchMusic.com, on Twitter @MuchMusic and on Facebook – with more than 1.25 million likes and counting, MuchMusic continues to deliver on its promise of bringing fans that Much closer to their idols. Much spotlights homegrown talent through original productions including DEGRASSI, THE L.A. COMPLEX, NEW.MUSIC.LIVE. and VIDEO ON TRIAL and supports the Canadian music video production industry with its annual, multi-million dollar contribution to MuchFACT. Much is available in 9.2 million households across Canada via cable, satellite, and mobile. Much is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

About MTV
From fashion to politics to lifestyles and trends, MTV is all about the stories of young amazing lives from a distinctly Canadian perspective. Available across multiple platforms, including online at mtv.ca and live on Bell Mobile TV, MTV pushes boundaries with innovative original productions including MTV SHOWTOWN, 1 GIRL 5 GAYS, MTV LIVE, MTV NEWS, and MTV CREEPS, and is home to the hottest reality series including JERSEY SHORE and TEEN MOM 2. With more than 280 million video views in 2011 on mtv.ca, MTV is a youth leader in the digital world. MTV is available in 6.5 million households across Canada and is a Canadian-programmed and managed business. MTV is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. MTV in Canada is one of 63 MTV-branded services available in 152 territories around the world.




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For more information:
Noreen Hamid, Much MTV Group, 416.384.3259, noreen.hamid@bellmedia.ca

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