Useful Links




Support services
  • Quebec Film and Television Council (QFTC)

A non-profit organization whose mission is to contribute to the development of Quebec’s competitiveness as a world-class film and television production centre.

  • Quebec Film Sourcebook

Curated by the QFTC, this directory lists essential information for film industry decision-makers, on topics like tax incentives, infrastructure, filming locations, professional resources, post-production, special effects and more.

  • Montreal Film and TV Commission (MFTC)

This organization works collaboratively with the QFTC to assist and support film producers, and to consolidate Montreal’s status as a go-to destination for foreign productions.,7006316&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

  • Film Laurentides

Also known as the Laurentians Film and TV Commission (BCTL), this non-profit organization promotes the Laurentians region as a great outdoor filming location. Film Laurentides is also a helpful resource at all stages of production. Scenes for Warm Bodies, Red 2 and Zero Hour have been shot in this beautiful region north of Montreal.

  • Major Events Office, Quebec City

This organization is the acting local film and television council for Quebec City and the one-stop shop for producers planning to work in this historic area.

Tax credit programs
  • SODEC (Société de développement des entreprises culturelles)

The SODEC is a government agency that manages Quebec’s tax credit program for motion picture and television productions. Documents in the English language are available.

  • Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC)

The CPTC provides eligible filming productions with a fully refundable tax credit. It is designed to promote Canadian productions and the growth of Canada’s independent film and video sector.

  • Film or Video Production Services Tax Credit (PSTC)

Is the refundable tax credit designed to encourage the employment of Canadians by a taxable Canadian corporation or a foreign-owned corporation, the activities of which are primarily in the film (or video) production business or related services.

Studio and equipment rentals
  • MELS

An established provider of multiple services for the film and television industry.


This agency leases and provides a wide range of studio and filming locations, as well as office, workshop and warehouse space.

Payroll services
  • Cast & Crew

A well-known provider of payroll services, specialized in the entertainment industry.

  • EP Canada

The leading provider of payroll services for the entertainment industry in Canada.