In the Hot Seat with Larry Leblanc


Montreal’s celebrated Just for Laughs festival is arguably the world’s premier showcase for international comedy.

Founded in 1983, the annual summer festival attracts over two million people, and has booked thousands upon thousands of comics, pantomimes, and acrobatic acts over the decades.

... While its president Gilbert Rozan founded the festival as a two-night, French-language humor event in Montreal, it was Andy Nulman (BCom'83)--joining in 1985--in charge of introducing an English-language component to the festival who piloted a successful festival strategy of corporate sponsorship support, and who has acted as creator/executive producer of over 150 festival TV shows.

Read full article: Encore, November 21, 2013