Tag: Film

Celebrating Film in Toronto

xoTO Toronto Loves Film campaign runs August 13 to September 16, 2018, overlapping with the Toronto International Film Festival. The Film, Television and Digital Media industries employ over 30,000 people and contribute significantly to Toronto’s economy. Share your love for Film in Toronto by using #xoTO and #FilmTO on social media.        … Read more »

City of Toronto launches filming pilot program at TDSB locations

The City of Toronto, in collaboration with the local screen industry, is launching xoTO Schools, a pilot program with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) to enable enhanced access for location filming at 11 pre-approved TDSB properties as well as interactive educational opportunities for students. Mayor John Tory made the announcement today with Councillor Paula… Read more »

Studio space is Hollywood North’s missing piece

There are already a wide array of producers and film executives who want to set up shop in Toronto but have no place to film. Regrettably, this is not a new phenomenon. In 2016, Ontario lost $130 million in production value due to lack of studio space. By J. Miles Dale Mon., April 16, 2018… Read more »

Cinespace to transform PortsToronto marine terminal into Port Lands studio space

News provided by Cinespace Film Studios Inc. Mar 02, 2018, 11:00 ET TORONTO, March 2, 2018 /CNW/ – Toronto Mayor John Tory and Cinespace Film Studios (Cinespace) today announced the signing of a multi-year lease with PortsToronto to occupy and develop Marine Terminal 51 and the Cruise Ship Terminal into film and TV production facilities…. Read more »