Montréal, January 29th, 2020 – On January 21, 22 and 23, the first of four familiarization tours for the year 2020 was held, organized by the Film Commission Services department of the Quebec Film and Television Council.

With three producers from Disney, HBO and Participant Media, Chanelle Routhier, Film & TV Commissioner for the Province of Quebec, spent three busy days touring various filming locations. The QFTC collaborated with the film commissions of the City of Montreal and the City of Québec to introduce producers to the unique architecture and landscapes of the province.

A series of visits and meetings was also organized by the QFTC to connect the invited producers with potential Quebec partners: tour of filming and visual effects studios, presentation of how the tax credits for Film and TV production in Quebec work, and meetings with key industry players (unions, regional offices, etc.).

The QFTC thanks its various partners for their contribution: BFL Canada, Grandé Studios, Hybride, MELS, Miller Thomson, OOKPIK, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, the Gault Hotel, Fairmont Hotels, the City of Quebec and the City of Montreal.

Jason Alvidrez (Walt Disney Studios), David Coupland (HBO West Coast), Preston Holmes (Participant Media), Geneviève Doré (City of Quebec) and Chanelle Routhier (QFTC)

About the QFTC

The QFTC is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 that contributes to the development and competitiveness of Quebec as a world-class multi-screen production centre. As an economic development agency, its mission is to generate investment in Quebec through competitive tax incentive programs, the expertise of industry members, architectural diversity, the quality of its infrastructure and the industry’s ability to export its products to foreign markets.

The QFTC is supported by its partners: Air Canada, National Bank of Canada, BFL Canada, Corporate Stays, Demers Beaulne, Difuze, EP Canada, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Front Row Insurance Brokers, Hôtel Gault/Monville, Hybride, MELS, Miller Thomson, Grande Studios, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, Rodeo FX, William Gray Hotel, Mount Stephen Hotel as well as from federal, provincial and municipal governments.

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Aurore Lagonotte
Communications Agent
514-499-7070 #239

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