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The QFTC joins Planet Québec at SXSW 2017

Montreal, January 11, 2017 – As part of its project plan to create a centre of excellence for Virtual and Augmented reality in Quebec, the QFTC will take part in organizing a business mission @ South by Southwest (SXSW) 2017 Conferences & Festivals, to be held March 12-15. The showcase will give Quebec excellent visibility to stand out on the world stage as a destination with a strong potential for innovation and creativity, supported by the multifaceted strengths of Quebec entrepreneurs.
The Quebec delegation will be made up of film, music and creative technology companies and creators. To register for this mission, visit the website of the Ministère de l'Économie, de la Science et de l'Innovation.
Showcase Packages for SMEs
With assistance from the City of Montreal, five (5) Montreal SMEs will be given a showcase package valued at $1,800 to take part in Planet Québec at SXSW Interactive 2017Register here - Deadline is January 19, 2017.
About the QFTC
The Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC) is a non-profit organization 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 by relying on competitive tax incentive programs, the expertise of industry members, architectural diversity, the quality of infrastructure and the industry’s ability to export its products to foreign markets.

The QFTC receives support from its Prestige Partners: National Bank, IATSE 514, Technicolor, Miller Thomson, the Place d’Armes, Intercontinental, Ritz Carlton and Corporate Stays hotels, Loews Hôtel Vogue and Hôtel Monville as well as assistance from various federal, provincial and municipal governmental departments. For more details, visit

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Romain Paulais
Director, Secretariat of the Audiovisual Cluster
QFTC (Quebec Film and Television Council)
514 499-7070, ext.228
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