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  • $33M investment in northern Ontario film projects to help create ‘self-sustaining’ industry
    Friday December 29th 2017

    Northern Ontario’s film industry is getting a multi-million dollar boost from the provincial government. On Friday, the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation announced a $33.8 million investment in 51 film and television projects across the northeast, including season two of the crime drama series Cardinal and the Hallmark Christmas special,[…]

  • Netflix dives into big-budget Hollywood moviemaking with eye on box office
    Wednesday December 27th 2017

    The promotional campaign for Will Smith’s new movie Bright included all the trappings of a Hollywood blockbuster, from a panel at Comic-Con to a premiere where the actor’s Independence Day had opened 21 years ago. Yet unlike other films opening during the holidays, Bright won’t be seen in theatres around[…]

  • New deal aims to preserve east Toronto studio space
    Saturday December 23rd 2017

    Even if it changes hands, an east Toronto film studio will continue to be an active place where movie and TV shows are filmed and produced. The City of Toronto is in the process of negotiating a purchase agreement with Canada Post to buy the former Showline Studios at 915[…]

  • Excerpt from the recently released FilmOntario Studio Report
    Tuesday December 12th 2017

    Over the past several years, the screen-based industries in Ontario have been growing, and film and television production spending has increased almost every year from $791 million in 2007 to $1.7 billion in 2016. This is part of a worldwide trend of increased demand for screen-based content. With the ongoing[…]

  • The Force is strong in Disney after buying the Star Wars’ maker Lucasfilm
    Friday December 08th 2017

    The lobby of Lucasfilm Ltd.’s headquarters at San Francisco’s Presidio is tastefully decorated with Craftsman-style lamps and leather chairs. There’s a statue of special effects pioneer Willis O’Brien posing with King Kong in the back, and a full-sized R2-D2 up front. Mickey Mouse is nowhere to be found. In the[…]

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Archives for: December 20175
  • $33M investment in northern Ontario film projects to help create ‘self-sustaining’ industry
    Friday December 29th 2017

    Northern Ontario’s film industry is getting a multi-million dollar boost from the provincial government. On Friday, the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation announced a $33.8 million investment in 51 film and television projects across the northeast, including season two of the crime drama series Cardinal and the Hallmark Christmas special,[…]

  • Netflix dives into big-budget Hollywood moviemaking with eye on box office
    Wednesday December 27th 2017

    The promotional campaign for Will Smith’s new movie Bright included all the trappings of a Hollywood blockbuster, from a panel at Comic-Con to a premiere where the actor’s Independence Day had opened 21 years ago. Yet unlike other films opening during the holidays, Bright won’t be seen in theatres around[…]

  • New deal aims to preserve east Toronto studio space
    Saturday December 23rd 2017

    Even if it changes hands, an east Toronto film studio will continue to be an active place where movie and TV shows are filmed and produced. The City of Toronto is in the process of negotiating a purchase agreement with Canada Post to buy the former Showline Studios at 915[…]

  • Excerpt from the recently released FilmOntario Studio Report
    Tuesday December 12th 2017

    Over the past several years, the screen-based industries in Ontario have been growing, and film and television production spending has increased almost every year from $791 million in 2007 to $1.7 billion in 2016. This is part of a worldwide trend of increased demand for screen-based content. With the ongoing[…]

  • The Force is strong in Disney after buying the Star Wars’ maker Lucasfilm
    Friday December 08th 2017

    The lobby of Lucasfilm Ltd.’s headquarters at San Francisco’s Presidio is tastefully decorated with Craftsman-style lamps and leather chairs. There’s a statue of special effects pioneer Willis O’Brien posing with King Kong in the back, and a full-sized R2-D2 up front. Mickey Mouse is nowhere to be found. In the[…]

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Archives for: December 20175
  • $33M investment in northern Ontario film projects to help create ‘self-sustaining’ industry
    Friday December 29th 2017

    Northern Ontario’s film industry is getting a multi-million dollar boost from the provincial government. On Friday, the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation announced a $33.8 million investment in 51 film and television projects across the northeast, including season two of the crime drama series Cardinal and the Hallmark Christmas special,[…]

  • Netflix dives into big-budget Hollywood moviemaking with eye on box office
    Wednesday December 27th 2017

    The promotional campaign for Will Smith’s new movie Bright included all the trappings of a Hollywood blockbuster, from a panel at Comic-Con to a premiere where the actor’s Independence Day had opened 21 years ago. Yet unlike other films opening during the holidays, Bright won’t be seen in theatres around[…]

  • New deal aims to preserve east Toronto studio space
    Saturday December 23rd 2017

    Even if it changes hands, an east Toronto film studio will continue to be an active place where movie and TV shows are filmed and produced. The City of Toronto is in the process of negotiating a purchase agreement with Canada Post to buy the former Showline Studios at 915[…]

  • Excerpt from the recently released FilmOntario Studio Report
    Tuesday December 12th 2017

    Over the past several years, the screen-based industries in Ontario have been growing, and film and television production spending has increased almost every year from $791 million in 2007 to $1.7 billion in 2016. This is part of a worldwide trend of increased demand for screen-based content. With the ongoing[…]

  • The Force is strong in Disney after buying the Star Wars’ maker Lucasfilm
    Friday December 08th 2017

    The lobby of Lucasfilm Ltd.’s headquarters at San Francisco’s Presidio is tastefully decorated with Craftsman-style lamps and leather chairs. There’s a statue of special effects pioneer Willis O’Brien posing with King Kong in the back, and a full-sized R2-D2 up front. Mickey Mouse is nowhere to be found. In the[…]

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