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.
The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) returns on September 9th and we’re once again celebrating Ontario! We are excited to see many produced-in-Ontario films featured at TIFF's in-person and virtual festival experience this year. Join us on Twitter this year as we celebrate #TheStrengthOfOurScreens in Ontario at #TIFF21!All My Puny SorrowsMichael [...]
When production shut down in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film and television industry worldwide started looking at ways to ensure that, when it was safe to do so, we could come back to work safely. In Ontario, our Section 21 Committee, made up of representatives from [...]
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2020 AGM on December 4th. During the Zoom meeting attended by almost two hundred members, we reviewed the industry’s challenges and successes in a tumultuous year for the film and television sector. One of the key successes has been the industry’s ability [...]
The Province of Ontario has just completed budget consultations for a 2020 Fall Budget, scheduled to be delivered before the end of November. FilmOntario’s written submission focussed on the requests that we have been making since the beginning of the pandemic and related industry shutdown: tax credit eligibility adjustments to protect [...]