HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE QFTC

We would like to send you our best wishes for a happy, healthy and prosperous new year and a wonderful festive season with your loved ones in line with the current safety measures.

Please note that the QFTC offices will be closed from December 24 to January 4 inclusive.

For our final newsletter of the year, we would like to take a look back together at some of the major projects that have kept us busy this year!

The QFTC team

A LOOK BACK AT THE IMPACT STUDY:

Increasing Infrastructure Capacity

At the beginning of the year, the QFTC conducted an impact study with RCGT on increasing Montreal’s filming infrastructure capacity. This study, published on May 6, has already seen results, including the announcements of expansions by Grandé Studios and MELS.

Learn More:

A LOOK BACK AT FOREIGN SHOOTS IN QUEBEC

The economic benefits from foreign filming in Quebec will increase this year. After the health crisis in 2020, the audiovisual production community has finally returned to full filming capacity this year. Watch for the 2021 results to be announced in January 2022.

The QFTC’s international outreach efforts for the industry:

A non-exhaustive list of the many foreign shoots welcomed to Quebec this year:

A LOOK BACK AT THE ROLLING GREEN PROJECT

Officially launched in April 2021, Rolling Green is a program dedicated to eco-responsible audiovisual production in Quebec, founded by the Conseil québécois de événements écoresponsables (CQEER), Québecor and the QFTC. A number of tools are available to industry professionals free of charge. The program also includes accreditation by an independent committee for productions that meet certain criteria.

Rolling Green in numbers:

A LOOK BACK AT THE RELEASE YOUR CREATIVITY PROJECT

Build a career in visual effects and animation

Launched in June 2019, the Release Your Creativity project, funded by the City of Montreal’s Accélérer les talents program, aims to develop talents in the visual effects and animation industry. It has led to the development of leadership and team management training for women, a mentoring program for young graduates, a mental health program and a series of workshops on diversity and inclusion, dialogue and employee development.

Release Your Creativity in numbers:

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