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Québec is known for its outstanding creativity and innovation as well as its extraordinarily talented workforce. With so much excellence working in synergy, Québec is a multimedia showplace.

 

  • Québec has spawned pioneers like Softimage and Discreet Logic, as well as such ground-breaking independents as Behaviour, Frima Studio, Hibernum and Sarbakan.
  • A number of industry leaders, including Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, Square Enix (Eidos), Activision (Beenox) and Warner, have propelled the industry's growth.
  • Montréal is the world’s fifth-largest video game centre, after Tokyo, London, San Francisco and Austin.
  • Major world-class games designed and developed here include Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Eidos), the Assassin's Creeds franchises, Watch Dogs, Far Cry, Prince of Persia and several episodes of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six, which generated the best sales in the history of French company Ubisoft.
  • Culturally speaking, Québec is a cross between the Americas and Europe, making it an ideal choice for productions targeting global markets.

Virtual Reality: Québec Leads the Way

 

Already renowned for its expertise in visual effects and video games, Québec is fast becoming one of the world’s top producers of virtual reality (VR) content. Many Québec-based VR businesses have earned a reputation for their daring and creativity. Frima Studio Open a new window, which developed View-Master: Space Open a new window for Mattel, and Minority Open a new window, the studio whose production Fall into Me has been ordered by U.S. TV channel A&E, are just a few examples.

 

Images from the experience Introduction to VR - Courtesy Paul Felix & Studios

 

In this rapidly evolving industry, Montréal company Felix & Paul Studios Open a new windowis considered to be the leader in producing cinematic VR content. The groundbrea­king studio has developed a multi-lens camera and image processing software. Its many credits include VR experiences for Cirque du Soleil, Universal Studios and The Clinton Foundation. Felix & Paul Studios recently announced a partnership with Oculus VR, a subsidiary of Facebook. The Montréal-based studio produced the documentary Nomads, which can be viewed wearing the Rift VR headset launched by Oculus in the spring of 2016.

 

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Benoît Larouche

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