Founded in Montreal in 2015, H264 has distributed many successful films, including Jeremy Comte’s Fauve and Marianne Farley’s Marguerite, both nominated for a 2019 Oscar®. H264 has also been honing its expertise in digital broadcasting by putting together the Plein(s) Écran(s) Festival, the world’s first film festival to take place entirely on Facebook.
H264 is now offering aggregation services after acquiring an iTunes content aggregator license and will expand its platform offer in the next months. Its mission is to become a leader in digital distribution in Canada so that films can reach an international audience!
Jean-Christophe J. Lamontagne – President and Founder
In 2012, just after graduating in Cinema at the University of Quebec in Montreal, Jean-Christophe, passionate about promoting our films, has founded the distribution company H264 Distribution. His goal: to support short films by forging strong relationships between audiences and filmmakers. He is also the co-founder and general manager of the Plein(s) Écran(s) Film Festival, the very first festival of its kind in the world.
In June 2019, he launches a new branch of services of content aggregation in a will to improve the accessibility and the diffusion of films on digital platforms. He is passionate about cinema, new technologies and especially hockey!
Jason Todd – Distributor and technical director
After getting his bachelor’s degree in filmmaking, Jason joined H264’s ranks in 2018. Aside from getting involved in H264 Distribution, Jason is also the owner of Fjord Films, a production company that allows him to produce fiction and documentary short films. His last, White Noise (2016) has been selected in over 15 festivals around the world and his next, They’re Nameless (2019), has been shot in Spring 2019.
Ariane Deschênes – Business relations and legal affairs
Graduate with a double master in copyright and digital law from France and Canada (Master 2 and LL.M), Ariane has always been attracted to new technologies and is passionate about cinema. She joined the H264’s team in 2018 and is responsible of business and legal affairs. She is also a huge fan of horror movies!