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CHRISTINE MAESTRACCI OFFICIALLY APPOINTED AS HEAD OF THE QUEBEC FILM AND TELEVISION COUNCIL

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CHRISTINE MAESTRACCI OFFICIALLY APPOINTED AS HEAD OF THE QUEBEC FILM AND TELEVISION COUNCIL

MONTREAL, August 30, 2021 - The Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC) is proud to announce that Christine Maestracci is now acting CEO of the organization. A lawyer by training, Maestracci joins the QFTC from Quebecor Content, where she served as Vice President, Acquisitions and International Distribution. With more than 20 years of experience in the field of digital entertainment and media, Maestracci is a passionate advocate for local talent and Quebec creativity. She has also been involved for several years with the board of directors of Femmes du Cinéma, de la Télévision et des Médias Numériques (FCTMN), the local chapter of WIFTI (Women in Film & Television International), an organization whose goal is to ensure that women are better represented in the entertainment industry.

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“I am very proud to be heading the Quebec Film and Television Council. I am enthusiastic about continuing the tremendous work accomplished by Pierre Moreau over the past years. I look forward to contributing to the development of our entire industry and to further ensuring the QFTC’s visibility and that of its partners,” stated Christine Maestracci.

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“The Board of Directors is confident that Maestracci’s rich and varied experience will allow the QFTC to fully play its role with respect to the future challenges and changes that the industry will have to deal with. The Board of Directors would also like to thank Pierre Moreau for the outstanding work accomplished over the last six years,” said Émilie Dussault, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Quebec Film and Television Council.

During his career as CEO, Pierre Moreau enabled the development of numerous projects that contributed to Quebec’s film and television industry, including the recent launch of the Rolling Green action plan and the completion of the impact study concerning increasing production capacity in terms of infrastructure.

 

About the Québec Film and Television Council (QFTC)

Founded in 2006, the QFTC is a non-profit organization that contributes to the development and competitiveness of Quebec as a world-class multi-screen production hub. As an economic development agency, its mission is to generate investments in Quebec by leveraging competitive tax incentive programs, the expertise of industry members, the province’s architectural diversity, the quality of its infrastructure and the industry’s ability to export its products to international markets.

The QFTC receives support from its partners: Air Canada, BFL Canada, Bank of Montreal, Demers Beaulne, Difuze, EP Canada, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Hôtel Gault/Monville, Hôtel Le Germain, Grandé Studios, Hybride, Miller Thomson, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, Rodeo FX, Technicolor Canada and its brands MPC, Mr. X and Mikros Animation, Hôtel William Gray, as well as from the different levels of government: federal, provincial and municipal.

For additional information, visit www.qftc.ca.

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