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Press Release - Spring Fam Tour 2019

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The QFTC welcomes three American producers 
for its spring 2019 “Fam Tour”

Montreal, April 25th, 2019 – From April 23th to 25th 2019, QFTC representatives hosted three American producers for a visit of Quebec studios and production companies, in Montreal and in the Laurentians. During this Fam Tour, a series of site visits and meetings were organized to connect invited producers with potential Quebec partners and explore shooting infrastructures. Participants also took part in exclusive meetings and networking activities to present the Quebec production service offering in the movie and television sectors.


Yan Éthier, Montreal Film and TV Commission; Danielle Gerber, Production Executive,Hulu; Chanelle Routhier, National Commissionner, Film and TV, QFTC; Nicole Jackson, Manager of Television Production, Sonar Entertainment; Luca Matrundola, Head of Production, AMBI Group; Ariane Dagenais-Plante, Coordinator, Film Commission Services, QFTC,


The producers invited for this tour were:

  • Ms. Nicole Jackson, Manager of Television Production, Sonar Entertainment
  • Ms. Danielle Gerber, Production Executive, Hulu
  • Mr. Luca Matrundola, Head of Production, AMBI Group

Organized by QFTC’s Film Commission department, Fam Tours aim to give local industry professionals the chance to promote their expertise and their know-how among foreign producers. “We are very proud to sustain our outreach efforts by inviting renowned Hollywood industry producers in Montreal. These valuable meetings between our professionals and major US studios are undeniably one of the best ways to yield positive economic benefits for our creative industry” stated Pierre Moreau, Chief Executive Officer of the QFTC.

In 2018, foreign productions accounted for $378M CAD in economic impact, while Quebec visual effects studios generated $493M CAD through their contribution to over a hundred projects. The QFTC thanks the Tour participants for their trust and their support, as well as its partner Corporate Stays for hosting our networking event.


About the QFTC
Founded in 2006, the QFTC is a non-profit organization whose mission is to contribute to the development of Quebec’s competitiveness as a world-class film and television production centre. As an economic development agency, its mission is to generate investments in Quebec through competitive tax incentive programs, by focusing on the know-how of members, Quebec’s architectural diversity, the quality of infrastructures and the industry’s ability to export to international markets.

The QFTC receives the support of its partners: Air Canada, National Bank, BFL Canada, ComediHa!, Corporate Stays, Demers Beaulne, Difuze, Entertainment Partners Canada Inc., Fairmont Hotels, Front Row Insurance Brokers, Hôtel Gault/Monville, MELS, Miller Thomson, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, Rodeo FX, William Gray Hotel, YPR and Zone3, as well as of federal, provincial and municipal governments.
For more information: www.qftc.ca

Frédéric Bourgeois-LeBlanc 
Account Manager | YPR Canada 
Phone: (514) 318-7071


Quebec Film and Television Council
204, du Saint-Sacrement Street, Suite 500
Montréal (Québec) 
H2Y 1W8
T: 1 866 320-3456 (toll free)
T: 514 499-7070

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