Filming in Ontario

Productions based out of Toronto can take advantage of generous tax incentives at provincial and federal level.

  • Tax credits are available for qualifying labour and production expenses incurred in Ontario:
  • 25% tax credit on percentage spend
  • 35% of eligible Ontario labour expenditures

Toronto has the third largest entertainment sector in North America, after California and New York and encompasses:

  • Purpose built production facilities
  • A wide creative talent pool and skilled technicians
  • Extensive and diverse filming locations
  • One of the most popular cities in the world for scripted drama
  • Ethnic, architectural and cultural diversity
  • Only one hour by air to New York
  • 8 flights a day between Los Angeles and Toronto