Company Overview

Sudbury is Northern Ontario’s filming hub.

We have played host to over 140 film and television projects since 2012. Many of these productions, such as Letterkenny, Hard Rock Medical, The Captive and Cas & Dylan, have gone on to garner international recognition and awards.

The list of reasons to film in Sudbury is long and growing. From our four distinct seasons and varied terrain to the passionate crews and dedicated filming infrastructure. Add our film-friendly policies and Northern funding programs and Sudbury is a film destination that has it all.

Sudbury features:
• The largest city in the North (population: 165,000)
• Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation filming incentives
• Home to William F. White, the Northern Ontario Film Studio, BRB Studio, Gallus Animation, Northern Light & Colour and more dedicated film services
• Future home to Freshwater Production Studios, a new purpose-build 116,000 sq ft facility with three clear span soundstages
• Cost-efficient filming and no film permit fees
• Cinéfest Sudbury, premiere 9-day international film festival, hosting over 35,000 attendees annually in September
• Convenient air and road transportation networks
• Landscape diversity over 3,200 km2 doubling as the Prairies, big urban cities, quaint town centres and even desolate moonscapes
• Access to unique industrial, mining and landmark locations, over 200 km of wooded trails and 330 lakes
• A talented and bilingual crew base and local actors

The Sudbury Film Office offers:
• Customized tours
• Streamlined film permitting across City departments
• Access to local film service and equipment providers
• A strong Northern network, including Cultural Industries Ontario North
• Staff certified by the Association of Film Commissioners International
• Experience working with all projects, big or small

Get in touch and we’ll connect your project with a tour of Sudbury, Northern Ontario.