MPC Montreal To Add Another 220 Jobs

MPC Montreal To Add Another 220 Jobs

The website La Presse.ca reported yesterday that MPC (owned by Technicolor, who bought Mr. X earlier this summer) will increase it’s employees from 300 to 520 in the next six months. What’s interesting about this to me is that the Quebec government announced that they would be decreasing subsidies to the film industry from 45% to 36%.

That is a huge amount of people that they need to hire in a very short amount of time, no surprise that MPC is travelling around the country looking for talent.  You have to wonder what kind of pressure that applies to the local studios when they're looking to hire.

The Globe and Mail has a version of the story as well.

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