Fall Economic Statement November 14, 2022 FilmOntario was pleased to see that the Fall Economic Statement (FES) includes a commitment committed to expanding support for location fees in the Ontario Production Services Tax Credit (OPSTC). Specifically, they will amend the definition of "eligible tangible property expenditures" so that [...]
City of Toronto The Film and TV industry is BIG BUSINESS in the City of Toronto $2.5 billion in spending in 2021 1,468 projects 7,800 shooting days Ask your local candidate if they will support the industry by: continuing the Film, Television and Digital Media Board as a Council Advisory [...]
Celebrating Ontario at #TIFF22! September 8, 2022 We would like to congratulate the Toronto International Film Festival on returning to a full, in-person festival this year. Over the next 11 days, 20 productions that benefitted from Ontario’s on- and off-screen talent will screen at the Festival for Toronto and international [...]
Cabinet Appeal – CBC Licence Renewal August 10, 2022 FilmOntario has provided a letter of support to the CMPA’s Cabinet appeal regarding the CBC’s licence renewal by the CRTC. The CMPA has asked that the decision be set aside and returned to the Commission for reconsideration.Our concerns with this decision centre [...]
Election Day is June 2, 2022! To make sure you are registered to vote, check out the Elections Ontario website. Here you can also find information about where and how to vote (including early voting and voting by mail options) and download the Elections Ontario app. [...]
Today Premier Ford announced that the province is imposing a series of restrictions to combat the latest Covid-19 wave and the Omicron variant. These restrictions come into effect at 12:01 am on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 and will be in effect until at least January 26, 2022.
Thank you to all members who joined us for the 2021 AGM on December 2. The AGM was the official launch of the new FilmOntario website, designed to do a better job of highlighting our members’ accomplishments and providing the industry with helpful resources.