What’s New in Ontario2021-12-02T21:05:03-05:00

What’s New in Ontario

Minister MacLeod Speaks at FilmOntario Annual General Meeting

Thank you to all members who came out to the 2019 FilmOntario AGM. This year’s guest speaker, the Honourable Lisa MacLeod, gave a very energetic speech reiterating the government’s support for the industry and outlining plans to work together to continue growing the sector. During the business meeting, the membership received [...]

November 22, 2019|

FilmOntario Releases New Video Showcasing Ontario’s Production Industry in 2019

FilmOntario is pleased to release a new video showcasing the strength of the film and TV production industry in Ontario. Featuring many high-profile productions, the video highlights the positive economic impact in the province in 2019 along with its substantial growth over the past 20 years.

November 22, 2019|

Ontario Provincial Budget Maintains Government Commitment to the Film and Television Tax Credits

FilmOntario is pleased to note the renewed commitment to providing stability and support for the film and television industry in Ontario in the 2019 Provincial Budget. This commitment to stability sends a clear message to our partners here at home and around the world that the province of Ontario is a [...]

April 15, 2019|

FilmOntario Appears Before Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs

Representatives from FilmOntario appeared before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs as part of their 2019 Provincial Budget Consultations. FilmOntario’s presentation focussed on jobs and investment created by the screen-based sector all across the province and the importance of stable and effective tax credits to the long-term growth of [...]

January 29, 2019|

ONTARIO’S SCREEN-BASED INDUSTRY: AN ECONOMIC PROFILE FOR 2018

  Graphic: Nordicity Production volume grew by 23% to $1.6 billion in direct spending from 2014 to 2017, creating 32,740 jobs and contributing $2.3 billion to GDP.Every $1 million spent on tax credits creates:109 direct and spin-off FTEs $7.4 million in provincial GDP  Graphic: Nordicity In addition, for every $1 spent on [...]

January 28, 2019|

Breakfast at Queen’s Park

On Wednesday, October 31, the Motion Picture Association – Canada (MPA-C) and the FilmOntario Board were pleased to host an informational breakfast at Queen’s Park. In keeping with the spirit of Halloween, MPPs, including Minister of Finance Vic Fedeli and Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Sylvia Jones, were greeted by [...]

November 5, 2018|

Ontario Productions at #TIFF18

Once again we are thrilled to see many Ontario productions featured in this year's Toronto International Film Festival. We are proud of the diversity of the films and documentaries this year and the unique, compelling stories that continue to demonstrate The Strength Of Our Screens in Ontario. See you at #TIFF18 [...]

September 6, 2018|
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