There are so many reasons to film in Sudbury, here are just the Top 5:
Sites like no other
From rocky cliffs and pristine lakes to open fields and an urban downtown, our topography can suit a variety of backdrops. Combined with four very distinct seasons, you can get what you are looking for in Greater Sudbury.
Access to Special Financial Incentives
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) supports film and television development and production in Sudbury through its generous funding programs. Production companies shooting in Sudbury can benefit from provincial and federal tax credits, including the Ontario Film and Television Tax Credit and the Canada Production Services Tax Credit. Learn more about the incentives to film in Sudbury.
The Northern Ontario Film Studios features a 20,000 square foot main stage floor and has everything to service your production needs. You can base your whole production here. Companies including Hideaway Pictures, Northern Light & Colour, William F. White International, Gallus Entertainment, Carte Blanche Films, Copperworks Consulting, 46th Parallel Management and MAS Casting have dedicated track records and are committed to the development of the film industry in Northern Ontario. We have the facilities, resources and services you need.
Keep production costs low by working with local professionals rather than paying the expenses of an out-of-town crew. From set designers, to sound and light technicians, to hair and makeup artists, you’ll find highly skilled individuals wanting to contribute to your project. Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION) has a crew database and resources available to assist with your project.
Sudbury is really close to the action. We’re in close proximity to the major film centre of Toronto. It’s only a one hour flight away and is serviced by affordable, commercial airlines including Air Canada and Porter. Or you can drive here on the new four-lane highway, which is a smooth commute in less than four hours.