Felix & Paul Studios Named One of Canada’s Companies-to-Watch in the 2017 Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ Awards

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Felix & Paul Studios, the EMMY® award-winning creator of cinematic virtual reality experiences, has received a Companies-to-Watch award that recognizes Canadian early-stage companies with strong growth potential.

As part of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program, the Companies-to-Watch Award category honours Canadian technology companies that demonstrate promising potential to be a future Technology Fast 50 candidate.

“We are very honoured to be named one of Deloitte’s ‘Companies-to-Watch’ for 2017,” said Stéphane Rituit, president and co-founder of Felix & Paul Studios. “As the world’s only full-spectrum virtual reality studio, we are dedicated to creating captivating, immersive experiences and our proprietary technology platform—developed in Canada—plays a key role in furthering our VR storytelling capabilities in this new, rapidly-growing entertainment medium.”

Companies-to-watch winners are a class of companies that possess effective management experience and superior technology. They must also be headquartered in Canada and devote a significant portion of their operating revenues to creating proprietary technology or intellectual property. Recipients exemplify common traits of Deloitte Technology Fast 50 award winners.

“Companies-to-Watch winners deserve recognition for their early achievements and future potential,” said Erica Pretorius, Partner and National Leader for the Technology Fast 50™ program at Deloitte Canada. “They demonstrate courage to take calculated risks. These outstanding companies are key to the future success of the technology sector.”

About Deloitte Technology Fast 50™

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program is Canada’s pre-eminent technology awards program. Celebrating business growth, innovation and entrepreneurship, the program features three distinct categories including the Technology Fast 50 Ranking, Companies-to-Watch Awards (early-stage Canadian tech companies with the potential to be a future Deloitte Technology Fast 50 candidate) and the Leadership Awards (companies that demonstrate technological leadership and innovation within the industry.) Program sponsors include Deloitte, Aequitas NEO Exchange, Bank of Montreal, Bennett Jones, CBRE, OMERS Ventures and Wellington Financial. For further information, visit http://www.fast50.ca.

About Felix & Paul Studios

Felix & Paul Studios is the industry leader in the field of high-end cinematic virtual reality with an unparalleled reputation for producing the highest quality experiences in this emerging new medium. The studio combines technological innovation with a unique, pioneering and in-depth approach to the new art of virtual reality storytelling—creating ground-breaking original cinematic experiences (MIYUBI, Nomads series, Strangers, The Confessional series) and collaborations with existing franchises (Jurassic World, Cirque du Soleil, Fox Searchlight’s Wild) and world-renowned personalities and leaders (President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, LeBron James, President Bill Clinton).

The company is the world’s only full spectrum VR studio, showcasing end-to-end creative and technological know-how and proprietary tools within one company—including best-in-class spherical 3D camera systems, production and post-production software and processes, and specialized audio capture, design and processing through its Headspace Studios division.

With its headquarters in Montreal, Canada and offices in Los Angeles, CA, Felix & Paul Studios has a highly experienced team of over 60 VR specialists and is backed by Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, Comcast Ventures, Investment Quebec, OMERS Ventures, and the Phi Group.

Media Contact:
Jacqueline Geday
(514) 331-7001ext. 8116
Jacqueline(at)felixandpaul(dot)com

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