Montreal boasts an IMPRESSIVE TALENT POOL with over 10,000 union and non-union performers.
LANGUAGE isn’t an issue as there are many anglophones and a great majority of Montrealers are fully bilingual.
ETHNIC DIVERSITY – A third of Montreal’s population belongs to a visible minority, including African American, Arab, Latin American, South Asian, Chinese and East Indian.
Thanks to a flurry of major international shoots, in addition to a vibrant independent film and television industry, production spending in Quebec was just shy of $2.5 billion in 2021.
Many Hollywood and international features are shot in Montreal every year, and directors and producers alike constantly rave about the quality and professionalism of our crews.
Quebec and Canadian governments combine to offer some of the most advantageous cash rebates available in North America:
• 20 % cash-back on all expenses
• 16 % additional cash-back on all VFX related activities*
• 16 % additional cash rebate from the Canadian government on eligible labour expenditures**
The total effective refundable tax credit can reach up to 38.4%.
LA MAISON works with experienced film and television accountants and attorneys to make sure tax credits are fully optimized for your project.
* Including green screen and other VFX related cinematography.
**Net of other financial assistance (e.g. cannot be compounded with Quebec tax credit).