Industries
Multimedia


Creativity serving industry

Talent, creativity and technological innovation abound in Québec. Thanks to this potent combination, Québec's multimedia industry welcomes new players each year and is a leader in growth sectors such as virtual reality.

The best in digital entertainment

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Felix & Paul Studios and Frima Studio are creating new virtual reality experiences and boosting Québec's multimedia industry along with big payers such as Activision, Autodesk, Behaviour, Gamerizon, Hibernum, Sarbakan, Square Enix, Ubisoft and Warner.

 

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The video game explosion

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Employment in the video game industry has been booming, with the number of jobs up tenfold since 2002! Today more than 10,000 people are putting their talent at work in Québec's video game industry.

 

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Major multimedia players

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A number of studios in Montréal specialize in technical and post-production services: Autodesk, Cinesite, Digital Dimension, Framestore, Moving Picture Company, Rodeo FX and Vision globale are some notable examples.

 

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A skilled, creative workforce

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Every year, over 6,100 students trained in every aspect of the industry graduate with degrees in multimedia and related programs.

 

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A favourable tax climate

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Québec is one of the only places in the world to offer such generous tax credits for the multimedia industry—credits that can cover up to 37.5% of labour costs.

 

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Customized financial products

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As you set up your business in Québec, we will be at your side every step of the way, providing financial products geared to your needs. We can also help you develop strategic partnerships with other Québec companies and carry out major projects right here.

 

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Benoît Larouche

Director, Business Development, New York

212 843-0976