TAX INCENTIVES: UP TO 43 %

which includes VFX, RA, VR and music scoring for production services

 

TAX INCENTIVES IN QUEBEC

  • 20% on all expenditures

  • 16 % bonus on labour for VFX/Green screen shots & animation

TAX INCENTIVES IN CANADA

  • 16 % Labour only ​(net of any other assistance)

STAGES

Montreal now has additional studio capacity to offer with two main suppliers 

 

MELS

Based in Montreal and Quebec City

  • 20 studios available

  • 1,200 to 36,000 square feet

  • Clear height up to 50 feet

  • More than 75,000 square feet of production offices

 

Michel Trudel

President
michel.trudel@mels-studios.com
+1 514 866-2170

MTL GRANDÉ

Based in Montreal

  • Studios (100,000 square feet)

  • 8 sound stages (more than 80,000 square feet)

  • 4 studios with cyclorama

  • 29,5000 square feet of production offices

Alex Daigle

Sales Manager

ad@mtlgrande.com

+1 514 586-5044

  • 475 000 square feet of stages with over 50 feet clearance

  • 100 000 square feet of production offices

  • More than 1 000 000 square feet of studio backlot.

 

WORKFORCE

Renowned throughout the world for its highly qualified, talented, creative,

outstanding workforce, Québec counts up to 10 000 skilled set workers in physical

production & 3000 dedicated workers in VFX.

ACTRA

ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is the union of more than 23,000 professional performers working in English-language recorded media in Canada including TV, film, radio and digital media.

 

Daintry Dalton

Regional Executive Director

ddalton@actra.ca

+1 514 844-3318 #229

AQPM

The Association québécoise de la production médiatique (AQPM) advises, represents and accompanies independent film, television and Web production corporations whose productions, both French and English, are recognized in Quebec and at the international level.

 

Hélène Messier

Chief Executive Officer

hmessier@aqpm.ca

+1 514 397-8600

AQTIS

AQTIS - Alliance of Image and Sound Technicians - represents some 6200 freelance professionals in more than 134 trades associated with the design, planning, set-up or creation of audiovisual productions.

Gilles Charland

General Manager

gcharland@aqtis.qc.ca

+1 514 844-2113

DGC

The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) is a national labour organization that represents over 4,800 key creative and logistical personnel in the screen-based industry covering all areas of direction, design, production and editing.

 

Chantal Barette

Business Agent

cbarrette@dgc.ca

+1 514 844-4084

IATSE 514

IATSE 514 is a Quebec union representing more than 1,700 technicians of the motion picture industry and is part of the larger IATSE family, the most important labour organization in the entertainment industry in all of North America.

 

Christian Bergeron

Business Agent

christian.bergeron@iatse514.org 

+1 514 937-7668

IATSE 667

I.A.T.S.E. Local 667 represents Cinematographers, Camera Technicians and Publicists in Eastern Canada working on feature films, television and new media productions.

Christian Lemay

Business Manager

christian@iatse667.com
+1 877 368-1667​

 

VFX MONTREAL

The largest and most prestigious VFX hub in North America :

over 40 visual effects and animation companies in Montreal

VFX-Montréal is dedicated to promoting internationally renowned visual-effects production centres in the province of Quebec.

THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC LOOKBOOK

 
 

USEFUL TIPS

WEATHER IN QUÉBEC

EXCHANGE RATES

FILMED IN QUEBEC

 

“The reality is that in Quebec, you can find highly skilled technicians. American producers know they can rely on a first-rate crew of dedicated workers here. The same goes for our VFX specialists.”

– Denis Villeneuve, Director, Arrival

 

FILM COMMISSION SERVICES TEAM

Chanelle Routhier

National Commissionner
chanelle@qftc.ca

1 866 320-3456 #231

Jennifer Price

Los Angeles Representative
jennifer@qftc.ca

310-498-0202
 

Ariane Dagenais-Plante

Coordinator, Film Commission Services

ariane@qftc.ca

1 866 320-3456 #333

Pascale Guindon

Coordinator, Film Commission Services

pascale@qftc.ca

1 866 320-3456 #231

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