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The Quebec Film and Television Council Renews Its Association with effects MTL

Montreal, April 12, 2016- For the second consecutive year, the Quebec Film and Television Council is proud to be a part of effects MTL, the biggest creative and technology conference on the East Coast for the visual effectsand animation industries. The event will be held on June 1 and 2 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

Panel with Hollywood Producers
Again this year, the QFTC will invite several Hollywood producers as part of a Fam Tour that will include studio visits, business meetings and participation in a panel on Wednesday, June 1. The Council will also be present to promote the VFX-Montreal website and employment opportunities for those participating in the event.

“The QFTC was delighted with the first edition of the event, which for two days placed the local and international spotlight on the Quebec’s industry and creativity. Continuing to work with effects MTL points to the importance the Council places on this sector, which is experiencing strong economic growth,” noted Pierre Moreau, Managing Director and National Commissioner of the QFTC.
“Like the QFTC, effects MTL aims to unite the industry, increase its international presence, facilitate its economic development and encourage networking, which is why we are pleased continue to support this important partnership,” said Marine Lelièvre, Event and Programming Director of effects MTL.
15% Discount for QFTC Members
 As a partner, the QFTC is pleased to offer its members a 15% discount on any type of effects MTL pass.
The code to obtain the discount is BCTQ16effects.
Tickets: effectsmtl.com
About the QFTC
Founded in 2006, 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 would like to thank the following Prestige Partners for their support: National Bank, IATSE 514, Hotel Place d'Armes, Intercontinental Hotel and Corporate Stays, as well as the invaluable assistance it receives from various governmental institutions. For more details, visit www.qftc.ca.

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Andrée Gendron
Director of Communications
Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC)
Tel.: (514) 499-7070, ext. 230
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