Film, TV, and video game production in Quebec is booming after COVID-19 pause (montreal.ctvnews.ca)
MONTREAL — In 2019, international film productions poured $360 million into the Quebec economy, and last year, it was almost half that as COVID-19 shut down sets and productions for five months.
Since reopening in July, film, tv and video game productions have been booming.
“Oeople have been consuming media so voraciously that I think we have an audience that craving new things to watch so this should all snowball into a really good summer,” said ACTRA president Simon Peacock.
Various productions are ongoing such as Roland Emmerlich’s end of the world epic Moonfall starring Halle Berry, which just wrapped.
Numerous productions are ongoing.
“We have a very strong start,” said Quebec Film and Television Council CEO Pierre Moreau.
By: Christine Long & Daniel J. Rowe