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A Third Year of Collaboration Between the Quebec Film and Television Council and Effects MTL

MONTRÉAL, July 19, 2017 - Having been a partner since the event’s inaugural year, the Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC) is proud to collaborate for a third consecutive year with effects MTL, the largest creative and technological conference on the East Coast for the visual effects and animation industries. The event will be held on September 6 and 7 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. 

This partnership is part of the QFTC’s strategy to support the growth of the visual effects sector.The industry has maintained an impressive annual growth rate of 27% since 2009 and reached an estimated annual contract volume of $278 million in 2016.

Panel with Hollywood producers

Once again this year, the QFTC will invite three Hollywood producers as part of a fam tour that will include studio visits, business meetings and participation in a conference panel. The Council will also be present to promote the VFX-Montréal website and employment opportunities to event attendees.

“In a very short time span, effects MTL has become a key international event for the visual effects and animation community. This two-day event highlights Quebec’s industry and gives it access to high-profile speakers. From the beginning, the QFTC has believed in this project, and it is proud to be involved in the 2017 edition,” said President and CEO Pierre Moreau.

15% discount for QFTC members

As a partner, the QFTC is pleased to offer all of its members a 15% discount on event registration.