Catalyst of creative collaborations, the Festival Mode & Design (FMD) is a festival in constant progression, a platform of evolution, a community in the image of emerging culture and an exchange between emerging designers, the most famous personalities and the most influential brands.

FMD brings together and supports fashion, dance, music, POP culture, art, style, sports, innovation, activism and education.

A veritable platform for urban creativity, this event, is the largest open air happening of its kind in North America.

Taking place in the Quartier des spectacles, the Festival is a mass of dazzling shows, unusual performances, innovations, conferences and workshops. It is a laboratory of ideas where local players, local and international artists, and culture lovers find themselves at the heart of festive and unifying events.

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Imagine, design and produce a fashion show that will take place during the 20th anniversary of the Festival Mode & Design 2020. Let your imagination run wild in order to present a scenic performance, an original, quirky, creative choreography that mixes disciplines, which mixes cultures and influences, relevant and surprising!



Multidisciplinarity, Curiosity, Technology and Industry of tomorrow,

The theme of the 20th edition is open to collaborations, dance, staging and music!



Who can propose a project?

The call for projects is open to fashion designers, designers, choreographers, dancers, directors, multidisciplinary musicians, students or any other related profession. Participation can be individual or in a team.

This call for projects is an opportunity for talents, emerging or confirmed, to propose innovative and surprising projects. The collaborative and multidisciplinary aspect, linked to the theme of the year, will be a plus in the choice of proposals.



Worth $ 15,000, the Fashion & Design Festival is committed to offering :

  • 30 minute time slot on the main stage;
  • Logistics coordinator before and during the Festival;
  • Backstage coordinator during your time slot;
  • “Open Casting” models;
  • Hair and Make-up team for your looks (up to 20 models);
  • Dressers necessary for the good performance of your parade;
  • Management of requests for occupancy of public space;
  • Logistics resources;
  • Support in the creation of partnerships (if applicable);
  • Multi-platform visibility of your project on the various promotion bases of the Festival;
  • Promotion on the Fashion & Design Festival website and social media;
  • Promotion on the printed brochure of the Fashion & Design Festival;
  • Promotion on the communication media printed on the Festival site (Quartier des spectacles);
  • Press relations by the Fashion & Design Festival team.

(Grant : A grant is being studied for the finalist of the 20th edition of the FMD.)



The file must contain, in the following order:

1)- Project name, contact details and title;

2)- Presentation of the collective (or the brand, or the artists);

3)- Description of the project in the context of the Festival: descriptive text of the concept detailing the artistic direction of the project, the staging, the materials, the musical choices, the video choices, the technical needs, (max. 500 words);

4)- Moodboard accompanied by a legend;

5)- Sketch of the project (if necessary);

6)- Portfolio / lookbook (preliminary);

7)- Ten (10) images representing previous achievements;

8)- Curriculum vitae short version (max 1 page);



1)- Your request must be contained in a single shipment (maximum 20 MB);

2)- Your request must be contained in a single PDF;

3)- Send by email or by wetransfer to the following address :

  • The subject of your email: DÉFILÉ_FMD2020_BRAND NAME_FIRST NAME_NAME
  • Address your mail to: PROGRAMMING
  • Your document (PDF) should be named as follows: DÉFILÉ_FMD2020_ BRAND NAME_ FIRST NAME_ NAME

4)- The first page of the PDF document must contain only and in order:

  • First name, name, email address, phone, website (if applicable), Instagram (if applicable), facebook (if applicable) and the title of the project.

5)- No paper file will be accepted.


FILING: March 15 at midnight.


APRIL 2020: Following acceptance of the proposal, a kick-off meeting will take place with the responsible FMD teams.

MAY 2020: The collective will submit a working method, a timetable and a final version with or without modification, depending on the case.


Please note that the results will be sent by email.

We look forward to receiving your proposals! 

Good luck !


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