False emergencies:

how to lower stress and increase productivity by avoiding this pitfall


a workshop by The Happy Producers

Do you spend your days putting out fires?


Is your schedule often disrupted by your colleagues, clients, and vendors’ ''emergencies''?


Is the term ''911'' overused in your daily production?


This workshop will help you:

  • Redefine the concept of emergency in animation and visual effects production.  
  • Integrate simple, effective free tools to easily manage emergencies, priorities, and challenges.   
  • Lower the stress level for you and your team while boosting productivity!


online workshop

Available in ENGLISH and in FRENCH

Replay available during 14 DAYS

Are you ready for less stress and more productivity?

Purchase this Workshop!
“The Happy Producers have succeeded in capturing into words and mindsets what so many of us have been trying to do for years
You encourage us to develop and promote this goodwill through expert advice and compelling examples that shows teamwork is essential to carrying out our daily tasks.
Establishing a healthy environment and accomplishing work with a serene and harmonious spirit is critical to the future of our industry. Your training helps us create this environment.”




“I appreciate it when people try to find other ways to say things are important -'priority #1' or 'hot potato' work just as well as 911 but generate a lot less adrenaline.
Thanks for all you do! I'm so happy to learn about The Happy Producers.”



“A huge thank you for the workshop! My Project Manager and I loved it.
Out of all the production training I have taken, this one impressed me the most. Thank you very much, and see you at the next workshop!”



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About The Happy Producers

The Happy Producers provide training and coaching solutions that promote well-being in animation and VFX  production. 


Through their workshops and training programs adapted to the challenges of these industries, they share the mindset and skillset for everyday low-stress, high-efficiency film, and TV production.


They collaborate with global studios, events, and government bodies to enhance well-being, inclusivity, and mental health in animation and VFX production.

About Your Instructors

Virginie Lavallée & Louis-Philippe Vermette

Virginie Lavallée

Animation Production & Teacher


Virginie is a film and television producer with over 15 years of experience.

Passionate about emotional intelligence and organizational management, she creates training programs to help her industry peers optimize their processes while reducing stress levels. She is on a mission to make well-being the most popular topic in daily production.

She holds a Master’s degree from Concordia University, where she was trained as a post-secondary teacher. Production is her vocation and gratitude is her superpower!

Louis-Philippe Vermette

Executive Producer & Leadership Coach


Louis-Philippe has been working in the animation industry for 25 years.

He has held many roles, starting his career as an artist before becoming a team leader, producer, and member of higher management. He is currently on the production teams for the animated films Ten Lives and The Last Whale Singer.

Inspired by his passion for the animation industry and a growing interest in personal and professional development, Louis-Philippe became a certified Stakeholder Centered Coaching leadership coach in 2021.