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The QFTC Launches Promotional Video for the Visual Effects and VR / AR Sectors in Quebec

Montreal, March 8, 2017 - The Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC) is very proud to present a new video created exclusively to promote Quebec’s visual effects, virtual reality and augmented reality sectors! In only two minutes, the video brilliantly showcases more than 20 productions, demonstrating the talent, creativity and technological advances that Quebec companies currently offer.
 
From Los Angeles to Austin
The video was premiered in Los Angeles on Monday, March 6, in front of close to 100 Hollywood producers and visual effects and virtual reality companies from Quebec that took part in this important economic mission organized by the QFTC in collaboration with the City of Montreal Mayor’s Office.
 
The video will also be shown at SXSW over the next few days as part of the Planet Québec initiative organized by the Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation, which the QFTC partnered with for its RV / RA component. The Quebec delegation will bring together close to 40 companies from interactive technologies, as well as filmmakers and musicians.
 
Both events are exceptional opportunities to showcase Quebec on the world stage and enable the audiovisual industry to position itself as being among the main strategic centres for innovation and creativity.
 
 
The QFTC would like to thank the Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation for its financial support and the companies that collaborated to produce this promotional video: 5th Wall, Alchemy 24,Audio Z, Cinesite, D-Box Technologies Inc., Digital Dimension, Framestore, Frima, Hybride, LeclercDumont Inc., MELS, Mikros, Miralupa, MPC Films, MR. X, Ova, Rodeo FX, Squeeze Studio, Starno, Technicolor, UNLTD and Vrvana.
 
 

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Director: Michaël Lalancette

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About the QFTC
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 receives support from its “Prestige“ Partners: National Bank, Iatse 514, Technicolor, Miller Thomson, Raymond Chabot Grant Thorton, Hôtel William Gray, Intercontinental, le Ritz Carlton, Corporate Stays hotels, Loews Hôtel Vogue and Hôtel Gault/Monville as well as assistance from various federal, provincial and municipal governmental departments. For more details, visit www.qftc.ca.
 
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Information:
Andrée Gendron
Director of Communications
Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC)
Office: (514) 499-7070, ext. 230
Mobile: (514) 462-5954
andree@qftc.ca
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