Happening Wednesday, November 9th
1pm ADT/12pm EST

Jurivision, the audiovisual platform for law, is an initiative of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. This knowledge mobilization and visual advocacy project aims to foster the sharing of legal knowledge through knowledge-based audio-visual productions. Jurivison.ca is a platform that aims to rethink – and humanize – the delivery of legal knowledge.

Jurivision, la plateforme audiovisuelle du droit, est une initiative de la Faculté de droit de l’Université d’Ottawa. Ce projet de mobilisation des connaissances et de plaidoirie visuelle vise à favoriser le partage des connaissances juridiques par l’entremise de productions audiovisuelles fondées sur le savoir. Le projet Jurivison.ca propose de repenser – et d’humaniser – la diffusion du savoir juridique.

Panelists

Étienne Trépanier

Patrick Walton

Andrew Kuntze

Étienne Trépanier is a lawyer, filmmaker and web designer. A graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa (LL.L. 1996 and LL.B. 1997), he was called to the Quebec Bar in 1998. He joined the federal Department of Justice where he first practiced as a litigator and then worked at Canadian Heritage focusing on communications and entertainment law.

In addition to his career as a lawyer, Étienne produces film projects including travel documentaries for distribution in Quebec and Europe. He recently held the position of Fellow at Osgoode Hall Law School where he worked with professors and students on a documentary project as part of the Fund for Innovation in Law and Media Initiative.

Étienne joins the Faculty of Civil Law to develop and launch the Jurivision platform, a visual legal advocacy initiative for knowledge mobilization. He also teaches the Visual Advocacy / Law and Cinema course in which he introduces law students to the production of visual advocacy projects for awareness, knowledge mobilization or persuasion.

Patrick Walton is a multimedia professional with a background in commercial photography. He worked in the federal public service for over 10 years before venturing into national non-profit organizations and private sector companies and finally landing in the civil law section of the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. Patrick brings a wealth of experience in creative direction, user experience design, communications and marketing.

Andrew Kuntze works as the Research Communications Strategist at the Research Office of the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa. He collaborates with researchers in law to promote the visibility of their work, developing innovative textual and visual narratives to support knowledge mobilization. Committed to telling stories that bring research to life, Andrew oversees research award nomination files, as well as all research-related communications, including knowledge dissemination campaigns on social media networks. Andrew has been trained in the delivery of ontological leadership course material and has served as a part-time professor in the Common Law Section, delivering the course Law, Life and Leadership to students in 2021 and 2022. Andrew holds a Master’s degree in English Language and Literature.