Public Financing


SODEC’s mission is to promote and support the establishment and development of Québec cultural enterprises, including the media, on behalf of the Minister of Culture, Communications and Status of Women. SODEC enhances the quality of cultural industry products and services making them more competitive in all markets. As a one-stop center, SODEC has different means of supporting cultural industries. Using these tools on a complementary basis, SODEC focuses on the applicants’ business plan in an effort to support the production, distribution and export of Québec cultural products.

The variety of tools at SODEC’s disposal enables the agency to adapt to different business situations. Thus as part of its financing activities, SODEC offers loan guarantees, loans, revolving credit or stock investments under conditions that it determines Québec companies involved in film and television production, recording, variety shows, book and specialty publishing, the arts & crafts and multimedia can also receive financial support from SODEC in the form of grants, repayable funding or investments. SODEC also administers Québec Government tax credits available to the cultural sectors.

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215 St-Jacques Street, suite 800 | Montréal (Québec) H2Y 1M6
(+1) 514 841-2200


Telefilm Canada

Telefilm Canada is a federal cultural agency dedicated to the development and promotion of the Canadian audiovisual industry. As one of the Canadian government’s principal instruments for providing strategic leverage to the private sector, it supplies the film industry with financial and strategic support.


The official coproduction agreements enable Canadian producers and their foreign counterparts to pool their creative, artistic, technical and financial resources to co-produce films and television programs that enjoy the status of national productions in each of the countries concerned. At present, Canadian producers may create joint works with their counterparts in more than 50 countries.

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Siège social - Bureau du Québec
360, Saint-Jacques Street, bureau 700
Montréal (Québec) H2Y 4A9
Tel.: 514 283-6363
Toll Free: 1 800 567-0890
Fax: 514 283-8212
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