Leading the way in visual effects and animation

The world’s lens is clearly focused on Montréal, which is gaining momentum in visual effects and animation right now. With its top talent, quality training and diverse job offers, the city has established itself as a key creative centre for this fast-growing industry.
A meteoric rise
With more than 4,000 experts working in the field today, Greater Montréal is an international hub for visual effects and animation. Since 2017, Québec has witnessed an 88 percent increase in industry jobs and the opportunities available are more diversified than ever.
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World-class visual effects
What do X-Men: Apocalypse, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Game of Thrones have in common? They’re all masterpieces of the Montréal visual effects industry! Blade Runner 2049, which won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects in 2018, is another big name on this prestigious list of artistic achievements. The city has firmly established itself as a key global player, with plenty more promising projects on the horizon.
Bring your imagination to life in Montréal
In Greater Montréal, job opportunities in visual effects and animation are growing by the day. As an industry leader in Canada and one of the top players in the world, Montréal has established a thriving community of creators and innovators who are leading the way in this fast-growing field. Thanks to its world-class academic institutions and innovative, highly specialized workers, the local industry can now support major films and television series to build on its momentum.
Top talent evolves here
Montréal is home to the highest concentration of visual effects specialists in the country and a growing number of studios, including Cinesite, Digital Dimension, DNEG, Framestore, Hybrid, Mathematic Studios and Rodéo FX. Thanks to the quality of its expertise, the sector attracts international mega productions, many of which have been recognized at the Oscars in the Best Visual Effects category. The accolades speak for themselves.
Jobs in high demand
  • 2D/3D artist
  • Composer 
  • VFX supervisor 
  • VFX producer 
  • Production coordinator 
  • Pipeline technical director 
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