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Quebec’s Visual Effects Sector Continues its Rapid Growth

The QFTC released the 2016 economic indicators for Quebec’s visual effects sector at its general meeting. With an estimated $278 million in contracts for over 187 local and foreign projects, the industry has steadily expanded since 2009, posting an impressive annual growth rate of 27%. Quebec studios have crafted over 21,634 VFX shots for a […]

Government of Canada launches the Global Skills Strategy

Fast application processing, enhanced customer service now available for companies    June 12, 2017 – When companies in Canada can thrive and grow, they create more jobs. The Government of Canada’s new Global Skills Strategy will give employers a faster and more predictable process for attracting top talent and new skills to Canada, creating economic growth […]

Digital Dimension unveiled two intellectual properties developed internally at the Annecy Animated Film Festival

This week, at the Annecy Animation Film Festival, Digital Dimension unveiled two internally designed intellectual properties: Improbable Pirate Adventures, a 52-episode series of 11 minutes, and Time Travelling Caveman Scientist a second TV series consisting of 78 episodes of 7 minutes. Improbable Pirate Adventures is a character-driven slapstick comedy where you are invited to join […]

MELS picks up 4 nominations at 2017 Gala Québec Cinéma

MELS is proud to have received four nominations in two categories, Best Sound and Best Visual Effects, for prestigious Iris trophies at the Gala Québec Cinéma film awards, which recognize excellence in Québec cinema and turn the spotlight on the industry’s talented professionals. MELS professionals were nominated for their work on the following feature films: […]

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

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 […]

Framestore VR Studio Expands to Montréal Office

New Offering Marks Proliferation of Creative Tech Exploration Since it’s inception in 2014, Framestore’s VR Studio has become the most awarded in the world in the category. Some of the standout VR projects include the 19x Cannes Lion winner ‘Field Trip to Mars’, 2014’s Game of Thrones’ ‘Ascend The Wall’ and the 2016 Cannes Lion […]