2018 Municipal Elections

We asked, they answered!

We had Q&As live on Twitter discussing the film and TV industry with mayoral candidate Jennifer Keesmaat and Mayor John Tory.

Watch them here!

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