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Newsletter - April 2021

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QFTC Newsletter - April 2021

Hello Aurore, below please find all the news of recent weeks from the Quebec Film and Television Council, as well as events to come!

The QFTC has moved. Our new location, as of April 1, is:

60 Rue St-Jacques, Suite 502

Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 1L5

 

THE QFTC’S FRONT-PAGE NEWS

ATTEND THE 2021 VFX | AI SYMPOSIUM

APRIL 28, 2021!

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The Quebec Film and Television Council is pleased to invite you to attend the 2021 VFX | AI Symposium, to be held online on April 28. The goal of the Symposium is to offer professionals in the visual effects and animation industry a place to interact and develop a common strategy in order to identify and understand the impacts that the development of artificial intelligence technologies will have on jobs and skills in the sector.

Thanks to our partners, the Conseil Emploi Métropole (CEM) and the École NAD-UQAC (School of Digital Arts, Animation and Design at the University of Quebec at Chicoutimi), and to our discussion promoters, Montréal International and Synthèse Pôle Image Québec.

 

A REVIEW OF THE NBC’S LUNCH CONFERENCE

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Our first in a series of lunch conferences was held on April 8, with the theme “How to manage impacts on your international activities”, in partnership with our prestige partner, the National Bank.

Conference program:

  • Introduction: Presentation of the Creative Industries Group and the objectives of the presentation by Brigitte Leblanc, Associate Vice President, Canada & International
  • Economic review by Ioana Baltatu, Analyst
  • Solutions for managing operational and transaction risks abroad by Mathieu Cousineau DeGarie, Manager, International Trade Strategies
  • Question and answer period
 
 
 

FREE ACCESS TO THE NATIONAL PHOTO LIBRARY FOR UNIONIZED LOCATION DIRECTORS

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With an eye to making the national photo library an effective and useful tool both for promoting the Province of Quebec as a filming destination and for people in the industry locally, the Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC) is now offering free access to its photo library to all unionized* (in AQTIS LOCAL 514 IATSE and/or the DGClocations department members, exclusively through an exchange of services.

Please note that people who are not members of a union’s location department will no longer be able to access the photo library contact information.

 

NOW ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS: Course in Leadership and Team Management for Women

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The QFTC and the École NAD-UQAC are pleased to announce the opening of registrations for the second leadership and team management course for women who hold or hope to hold a supervisory position.

The online course will start on May 4, 2021, and will consist of two 2-hour sessions per week: Tuesday evenings, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday mornings, 10 a.m. to noon.

After receiving feedback about the first course, the program has been improved through the addition of two new teaching themes: managing remotely and managing team performance/development.

For more information: anne@bctq.ca

 

DISCOVER LEXIQUE-3D.com

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What’s the correct way to say compositing artist, rigging artist or modelling artist in French?

An official resource now exists that provides the French terms to use when writing documents and job offers!

Visit lexique-3d.com and discover the official French terminology for words you’re used to using in English.

 

RENEWAL OF OUR PRESTIGE PARTNERSHIP WITH GRANDÉ STUDIOS

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The QFTC is pleased to announce the renewal of its Prestige Partnership with Grandé Studios!

“We’re really pleased to continue our ten-year collaboration with the Quebec Film and Television Council. As a director on the QFTC’s Board of Directors, I have the honour of seeing the day-to-day work they accomplish. They are passionate people whose goal is to enhance the attractiveness of our industry. Thanks to the QFTC, Grandé Studios has had the opportunity to attend many meetings with foreign producers to directly promote our services to them.” Andrew Lapierre, Vice President of Grandé