What’s New in Ontario
A Major Ontario Success Story
FilmOntario's new study, Benefit Assessment of Ontario’s Film and Television Tax Credits, demonstrates that the film and television tax credits are a great investment for the province – delivering economic and cultural results.
Another Successful AGM!
Thank you to everyone who joined us on November 30 at the Shangri-la and online for another successful AGM.
Submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
FilmOntario was pleased to make a submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, in support of Bill 36: Progress on the Plan to Build Act (Budget Measures), 2022.
Fall Economic Statement
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 [...]
2022 Municipal Elections are October 24, 2022
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!
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
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 [...]
FilmOntario Welcomes New Cabinet, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport
FilmOntario welcomes Ontario's new Cabinet and The Honourable Neil Lumsden as the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport.
2022 Ontario Election
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. [...]
2022 Provincial Budget Consultations
FilmOntario’s 2022 Budget submission focusses on stable and effective tax credits, workforce development, and investments in domestic content creation and diversity.