The Industry in Numbers

Each year, the QFTC compiles industry statistics to measure the progression of business volume and employment.

+33,000

+400,000

Production Volume

25,000

Number of
Projects

6,000 +

$951 K

Production volume in 2021

+200

Projects per year in Quebec

$76,600

Annual Median
Salary

+40

Studios in Quebec

Are you a visual effects or animation studio in Quebec? Become a member and receive salary and benefits trend reports yearly.

VFX production volume over the years

Animation production volume over the years

Our Services

VFX and Animation Committees

The QFTC brings together its members in two working committees, one dedicated to visual effects and the other to animation, in order to collaboratively prioritize issues and develop concrete projects to address them. Would you like to take part in these committees? Contact us to find out more.

Representation

As a representative of the visual effects and animation industry, the QFTC communicates the sector’s needs and issues to the relevant governmental authorities. It conducts studies and compiles statistical data to inform the government and its members of current trends. It also makes sure to identify opportunities for the sector’s growth and works with institutions and companies to seize them.

Networking

The Council offers its members networking opportunities through its various activities throughout the year: committees and meetings, lectures and activities, professional events, etc. It also promotes collaboration among its members by identifying opportunities and facilitating business connections.

Training

The QFTC collaborates with Synthèse and Quebec training institutions to promote careers and trades in visual effects and animation. In addition, it offers its member studios various training opportunities specifically tailored to their needs. The QFTC also coordinates a mentoring program for VFX and animation graduates. Contact us for more information.

Quebec Talent

In collaboration with its members, the QFTC develops various initiatives to attract, train and support talent by promoting diversity, inclusion and well-being at work.

Immigration /
Attracting New Talent

The QFTC’s team regularly meets with federal and provincial governments in order to find concerted solutions to the growing need for talent in Quebec’s visual effects and animation sectors.

Training

The QFTC collaborates with Synthèse, training institutions and research centres to develop the skills of our talent and foster innovation. Are you a training institution in the field? Contact us to take part in our initiatives.

Diversity, Inclusion and Mental Health​

Trainings and workshops are offered to our member studios on a regular basis to promote the inclusion of all identities within the industry. A series on mental health in VFX and animation is also available. Season 2 is coming soon!

The QFTC also promotes the VFX and animation sector on a national and international scale.

Promotion

Professional Events

The Council co-organizes CAFÉ, a professional event dedicated to the VFX and animation sectors. Click on the link below to learn more about the 2022 edition!

Trade Missions / FamTours

The QFTC organizes international trade missions with its members to promote Quebec’s exceptional production services. It also conducts FamTours (familiarization tours) by welcoming producers to Quebec to help them discover the assets and businesses of the province.

EVENTS

21
Jun
General Annual Assembly and 15th anniversary reception
Cinémathèque québécoise, Montréal

General Annual Assembly and 15th anniversary reception

7
Jun
CAFÉ
Centre des Sciences, Montréal

CAFÉ

21
Jun
General Annual Assembly and 15th anniversary reception
Cinémathèque québécoise, Montréal

General Annual Assembly and 15th anniversary reception

7
Jun
CAFÉ
Centre des Sciences, Montréal

CAFÉ

Mission

Promote companies, schools and job offers in visual effects and animation in Quebec.

The VFX-Montreal.com website also features news from our member studios and publishes episodes of our mental health series “ReIgnite Yourself”.

Services

The Visual Effects and Animation Glossary is a free tool, accessible to all, designed to promote the use of correct French terminology in the visual effects and animation industry.