2018 Municipal Elections

Tune in! We will be live on Twitter with a Q&A discussing the film and TV industry with mayoral candidate Jennifer Keesmaat on Monday, October 15th at 2pm, and another Q&A with Mayor John Tory on Tuesday, October 16th at 3pm.

Follow us @Film_Ontario to watch, and please tweet us questions in advance or during both Q&As!

The film and tv industry is big business
in the city of Toronto

$ 0
Billion in spending in 2017
0
Projects
0
Shooting days

ASK YOUR LOCAL CANDIDATE IF THEY
WILL SUPPORT THE INDUSTRY:​

  • Currently a Council Advisory Board
  • Receives staff support from the City and meeting management from the Clerk’s office
  • Includes a dedicated seat for FilmOntario representation
  • To other levels of government
  • On the need for continued tax credit stability
  • Highlight the industry’s economic importance
  • Protect existing employment land zoning, particularly in the Port Lands as a priority for studios
  • Work with industry to identify and facilitate opportunities for studio development across the city
  • As adopted by City Council on July 4, 2017
  • Read the full plan here

Not in the City of Toronto?
Film and TV production happens
all across the province!

Ask your local candidate if they
will support the industry:

  • To other levels of government
  • On the need for continued tax credit stability
  • Highlight the industry’s economic importance
  • Ensure access to municipal locations for filming and parking
  • Streamline the permitting process for local and visiting productions
  • Consider zoning and other policies that make it easy to build and/or convert existing properties into studios
  • Work with the industry in your area to identify and facilitate opportunities for studio development