Ontario Creates provides links to information and resources in Ontario’s screen industries, including:
- Quick links to industry contacts
- Ontario Production Guide – the most comprehensive listing of goods and services for Ontario’s
- Ontario Studio & Warehouse List
- Production Statistics
- Media List
Ontario Production Guide
Truly a one-stop shop for filmmakers, Ontario has everything you need to make your next production a success, including cast and crew, sound stages, post-production facilities, equipment rentals, VFX and animation studios, and a wealth of other suppliers. The Ontario Production Guide is a comprehensive guide to the wide variety of goods and services available to the screen-based industry in Ontario. Click here to access the guide on-line.
Want your company or service to be included in the guide? Listings in the OPG are available to Ontario-based businesses and organizations that provide goods and services to film, television, and commercial productions. These listings are published free of charge, but due to space considerations, Ontario Creates reserves the right to limit, verify and edit all submissions.
Click here to access the Ontario Production Guide Listings and Revisions Form.
All inquiries regarding the OPG should be directed to Doug Till, Ontario Creates Marketing Consultant at firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE - PLEASE SEND LISTING AND REVISION APPLICATIONS TO email@example.com
Why do more and more filmmakers choose Ontario every year? Because Ontario has everything you need to ensure that your shoot is successful.
Ontario Creates Ontario Creates' Film and Television Marketing Brochure provides an overview of the advantages of working in Ontario
Filming on Ontario Properties
Infrastructure Ontario is a provincial Crown corporation that manages one of the largest real estate portfolios in Canada and provides real estate services, such as asset management and property and land management to the province of Ontario.
Properties in the portfolio are owned by the Ministry of Infrastructure and managed by Infrastructure Ontario, through their service provider, CB Richard Ellis (CBRE).
All film requests must be made in writing to IO Property Services (CBRE). A list of available sites, fees and license information and the appropriate application form can be found below:
Studio and Warehouse List
Look for shooting space and don’t know where to start? Stages from 1,000 sq.ft. to 46,000 sq.ft. and everything in between can be found in Ontario.
Ontario has almost 1 million square feet of stage space (including purpose-build studios and converted warehouse space) available for your next production.
Ontario Creates maintains a listing of studios, converted warehouses and standing sets across the province, including detailed information on stage dimensions, available office space, site parking, as well as current contact information.
To receive a copy of the list, have your industrial property listed with Ontario Creates, or to update a current listing, contact Doug Till at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for links to a wide variety of public and private sector organizations that are affiliated with Ontario’s screen-based industry, including funding and trade organizations, industry associations, unions & guilds, and much more.
In 2011, film and television production in Ontario contributed over $1.26 Billion into the provincial economy.
Click here for detailed Ontario production expenditure statistics.