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Latest Sudbury Film News

Celebrating Film In Sudbury

The 35th edition of Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival kicks off at SilverCity Sudbury this Saturday, September 16 and runs until Sunday, September 24. Greater Sudbury has a lot to celebrate at this year’s festival!

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Zombie Town Premieres September 1

 Zombie Town, which shot in Greater Sudbury last summer, is set to premiere in theatres across the country on September 1st!

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Two New Productions Filming in Sudbury

A feature film and documentary series are setting up to film in Greater Sudbury this month. The feature film Orah is produced by Amos Adetuyi, a Nigerian/Canadian and Sudbury-born filmmaker. He is the Executive Producer of the CBC series Diggstown, and produced Café Daughter, which shot in Sudbury earlier in 2022. The production will be filming from earlier to mid-November.

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Incentives

Icon - $2 million project grant funding available from NOHFC

Your production may be eligible for a grant of up to $2 Million from NOHFC. Contact the Film Officer to learn more about the NOHFC and the many other incentives and programs available to films and television produced in Northern Ontario!

Crew

Greater Sudbury is home to the largest crew base in Northern Ontario, and we are working with our Northern partners to train new crew. We are the fastest-growing city in Northern Ontario and boast the largest population in the North. We look forward to helping find you the perfect crew for your project.

Infrastructure

16,000 square foot studio

Largest equipment rental house in Northern Ontario

Over 2100 hotel rooms

Greater Sudbury is home to the Northern Ontario Film Studios, a 16,000 square foot studio space with turnkey offices. We are also the Northern home of William F White, which services productions across Northern Ontario, and we have more hotel rooms than any other Northern municipality. Let us connect you with the many other local businesses and organizations servicing the Northern film industry. Check in with us to learn about the exciting film infrastructure developments on the horizon for Greater Sudbury!

Locations

As the second-largest municipality in Canada by geography, Greater Sudbury possesses an enormous diversity of locations including old growth forests, cascading waterfalls, rural small towns, gritty urban looks, historic and modern homes, otherworldly landscapes, and so much more.

Contact our team for a comprehensive image package showing what Greater Sudbury has to offer for your project.

Sustainability

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The City of Greater Sudbury has committed to reaching net-zero carbon emissions and pollution by the year 2050. We look forward to connecting to see how we can help you reach your sustainability targets.

Live, Work and Play

1 hour flight from Toronto

330 fresh water lakes

250km of multi-use trails

We are a short 4-hour drive from Toronto and have up to four flights arriving from Toronto daily. Sudbury is the beating heart of Northern culture, with world-class dining, accommodations, music, theatre, cinema and outdoor recreation at your fingertips.

Learn about what makes Sudbury such a unique city, and what we are doing to grow our film scene.

The Sudbury Film Office

Film office team

Our team is here to help ensure you get what you need when you film in Greater Sudbury. Our Film Officer is your first point of contact for all your filming questions, concerns, and project needs. We look forward to working with you to bring your project to life.