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Thank you to all our partners, sponsors, and collaborators for their involvement in CAFÉ. Our event could not exist at its best without their valuable support! 



The Government of Québec is joining us as an Espresso Partner! 

Thank you to the Government of Québec for its financial contribution to the 2023 edition. Without their help and investment, our event could not be possible.



The City of Montréal is joining us as an Espresso Partner! 

CAFÉ thanks the City of Montréal for its financial support in the realization of the CAFÉ 2023 project. Without their help and investment, our event could not be possible.



Rolling Green is joining us as a Cappuccino Partner!

Initiated by Québecor, through its subsidiaries MELS and TVA, and by the Québec Film and Television Council  (QFTC) in collaboration with the Conseil québécois des événements écoresponsables (CQEER), The Rolling Green program facilitates the adoption of eco-friendly measures for audiovisual productions in Québec. Any production, regardless of its size or type, will be able to benefit from the recommended practices and references to reduce its impact on the environment. The Rolling Green tools and activities are free and accessible to all. Don’t miss the chance to learn more about their project and what inspires them at the 2023 edition.



Union VFX is joining us as a Cappuccino Partner! 

Union is an independent visual-effects facility founded in 2008 by Adam Gascoyne and Tim Caplan to provide a creative service for feature film and television productions.

Headquartered in Soho, London with a sister studio in Montréal, Quebec, Union is founded on a culture of originality, innovation, and collaboration. Exceptional supervisors, producers, and artists share their experience and passion for filmmaking and storytelling to produce imaginative solutions, quick turnarounds, and stunning results. The studio’s regular clients number some of the world’s top filmmakers, who return to Union time and again as a trusted technical partner and creative ally. Union is proud to have been the sole visual effects studio behind many prestigious film projects, including Three Billboards Outside, Ebbing Missouri, Florence Foster Jenkins, T2: Trainspotting, 127 Hours, Black Sea, The Two Popes, Radioactive, Mamma Mia! Here we go again, The Banshees of Inesirin, and many more! Don’t miss the chance to learn more about their projects and what inspires them at the 2023 edition.



Blue Spirit is joining us as a Latte Sponsor! 

Blue Spirit is a premium animation studio and producer since 2004, based in France and Canada (Angoulême, Paris, and Montréal). Blue Spirit Studios has experienced strong growth with in-house production, series piloted by French producers (Samsam Season 3, Oum the Dolphin Seasons 2 & 3, Runes, Ernest & Célestine the Collections 1 & 2, Gigantosaurus…), but also through executive production of ambitious international series such as Blue Eye Samurai (Netflix), Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai (Warner) and What if (Marvel). The studios employ over 300 people. The production structure has developed and produced over 80 hours of programming, winning the “PROCIREP French TV Producer” award in 2009, the Producer of the Year award in 2017 at Cartoon Movie, and the French Film Animation Trophy in 2022. Notable productions include the Oscar-nominated feature film My Life as a Zucchini, winner of the César for Best Animated Film, and the sequel to the cult series The Mysterious Cities of Gold (3 seasons). Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about their projects and what inspires them at the 2023 edition.



HUB Montréal is joining us as a Latte Sponsor! 

HUB Montréal is an international business accelerator event for creative industries in the entertainment, cultural, and experiential marketing sectors. Founded in 2017, the international market for digital creativity renews its fall event every year in October. The 7th edition is now in preparation, and as always, their intention is to put forward the biggest trends in the industry and to program panels that are ever more daring and relevant. Learn more about HUB Montréal here: https://hubmontreal.com/en



Investissement Québec International is joining us as a Latte Collaborator! 

Is your business ready to expand? Want to open a Québec subsidiary? Investissement Québec is here for you! Their role is to help you make the most of everything Québec has to offer while guiding you through every phase of the set-up process. And they don’t stop there: once you open your doors they keep working to help you and your Québec subsidiary flourish! A big thank you to Investissement Québec for their contribution to CAFÉ! Learn more about their services here: www.investquebec.com/international/en/



Lexique 3D is joining us as a Latte Sponsor!

The Visual Effects and Animation Lexicon is a free tool accessible to all that aims to promote the use of correct French terminology in the visual effects and animation industry. The written forms of the terms are those recommended by reference books such as Le grand dictionnaire terminologique or by specialized resources in the field, in order to propose a term in French rather than borrowing from the more common English. Discover the lexicon here: https://lexique-3d.com/



MPC is joining us as a Latte Sponsor!

With studios in 9 global locations, MPC has been a leader in VFX & Animation in the film & episodic industry for more than 45 years. They’re the people behind the effects in countless movies and series like Prehistoric Planet, NOPE, 1917, The Lion King, and House of the Dragon, crafting everything from lifelike fur to dynamic crowd scenes, to larger-than-life destruction sequences. Their teams operate in a culture of innovation, collaboration, and co-creation and benefit from sharing ideas from different global perspectives. They have become a true creative partner, working with filmmakers and showrunners from pitch to final delivery, building worlds, shaping characters, and creating the spectacular scenes that make films and series truly breathtaking. They challenge the boundaries of creativity as collaborators in the filmmaking process to bring your vision to life. Don’t miss the chance to learn more about their projects and what inspires them at the 2023 edition.



Sony Picture Imageworks is joining us as a Latte Sponsor!

Sony Pictures Imageworks is an Academy Award®-winning visual effects and animation studio known for photoreal live-action visual effects, dynamic creature and character animation, and full-CG features. Having created visually stunning images for more than 100 live-action and animated productions over its 30-year history the studio is also a leader in technology, developing software and tools that have helped solve industry-wide challenges and deliver spectacular visuals to the big screen. Don’t miss the chance to learn more about their projects and what inspires them at the 2023 edition.



Alchemy 24 is joining us as a Sampling Collaborator! 

For more than 15 years, Alchemy 24 vfx has been offering dazzling visual effects services for film, streaming, and television. Master in the art of digital composition, the company stands out for its bubbling creativity, the excellent quality of its work, a keen sense of organization, and a precision to reflect to the pixel, the director’s imagination. The close collaboration with production at planning, filming, and creating the visual effects ensures an unparalleled quality from the first concept to the final delivery. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about their projects and what inspires them during the 2023 edition.



REAL by FAKE is joining us as a Sampling Collaborator! 

REAL by FAKE is a fully integrated visual effects and post-production studio that uses the latest technology to create invisible visual effects. Their team is made up of industry veterans who have solid experience in all stages of production and take pride in guiding your project to the finish line.REAL by FAKE has won numerous international awards for its designs, concepts, and ideas, including awards for best visual effects, best 3D entertainment, post-production, motion design, and more. The studio is always on the cutting edge of technology and continues to explore new ways to push the boundaries of visual effects creation. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about their exciting projects and what inspires them during the 2023 edition.



Reel FX Animation is joining us as a Sampling Collaborator! 

After nearly 30 years of designing animations for all the major studios, as well as their original creations, Reel FX Animation still wake up every morning filled with enthusiasm to do more. 

The studio has always been a pioneer and willing to go beyond boundaries and push the limits of what is possible. The status quo is not an option. With that in mind, they’ve created animated films, TV series, video footage for theme park rides, and more, and they’re just getting started.

Stay tuned. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn more about their exciting projects and what inspires them during the 2023 edition.


Animation World Network s’ajoute en tant que Partenaire Média & Industrie ! 

The Animation World Network is the largest animation-related publishing group on the Internet, providing readers from over 151 countries with a wide range of interesting, relevant, and helpful information pertaining to all aspects of animation. Covering areas as diverse as animator profiles, independent film distribution, commercial studio activities, licensing, CGI, and other animation technologies, as well as in-depth coverage of current events in all fields of animation, AWN gives its readers an easy-to-navigate, visually and intellectually creative mechanism to electronically access a wealth of information previously unavailable anywhere in the world.

AWN’s comprehensive and targeted coverage of the international animation community has made it the leading source of animation industry news in the world. Hundreds of thousands of animation professionals, educators, broadcasters, students, and enthusiasts stay in touch with AWN to get the facts, figures, features, and in-depth coverage they can’t get anywhere else. AWN’s intuitive categorization allows readers to find the areas of animation they want easily and fast. The site is both the perfect place for the busy professional to catch up on the latest news and buzz, and the perfect place for those looking for in-depth coverage that they cannot find anywhere else. Learn more about Animation World Network at https://www.awn.com/



Montreal ACM SIGGRAPH is joining us as a Media & Industry Partner!

ACM SIGGRAPH Montreal is a non-profit organization that aims to make the Computer Graphics and Interactive techniques community thrive. They promote knowledge democratization, the collaboration between industries, and active professional development. Their events target professionals and students from a wide range of specialties – artists to programmers, managers, researchers, etc.- and their community comes from the industries of VFX, animation, video games, 2D and 3D visualization and simulation, academia, visual arts and digital media and virtual reality, just to name a few. Follow them on Facebook at @montreal.siggraph.


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