Filming in Toronto
All permits to film on City of Toronto streets, property and parks are issued by the Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Office (TFTDMO). In addition, the Office offers links to resources for talent, skilled technicians, film commissions, government and industry connections, tax credits, studios, locations and suppliers.
How we can help
Toronto has celebrated a long history of being a desirable film and television production location. Toronto streets have set the stage for music videos, documentaries, award-winning feature films and long-running, internationally acclaimed television series.
There are a series of guidelines for filming in the City of Toronto including the hours and days filming can take place, appropriate parking considerations, notification of impacted businesses and residents and more.
Made here. Seen everywhere.
The more than 1,300 television, movie and commercial projects that are filmed in Toronto each year are viewed on screens around the world.
Whether they're watching on silver screens or on small screens, audiences are getting a glimpse of Toronto. Learn more about what productions have been made in Toronto and are seen everywhere.
The ongoing cooperation of Toronto's residential and business communities has assisted the screen-based industries (film, television, commercial production and interactive digital media) to record a 22.4% growth in total spending over the past two years. In 2011, more than $1.13 billion was directly deposited into the city's economy.
Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Office
Toronto City Hall
100 Queen Street West
Main floor, Rotunda North
Canada M5H 2N2
Tel: 416-338-FILM (3456)
Productions currently filming in Toronto
This group of industry members provides advice and insight about the film, television and digital media industries to the Mayor and City Council.
Your link to entertainment
More than 60 film festivals, many reflecting the city's multicultural, diverse communities are held in Toronto annually. These film festivals not only contribute more than $30 million in direct expenditures to our economy, but also add vibrancy to the lives of residents and visitors alike.
Access TorontoFilmFestivals.com for festival details.