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Top 5 Places in Ottawa to Shoot a Horror Film

Did you know that horror and thriller films are the most popular genres shot in Ottawa? Perhaps it’s our diverse and cost-effective locations, experienced crew and talent, or attractive regional tax incentives that attract them to the National Capital Region....

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So, you want to be an Animator?

Since 1939 when the National Film Board was originally headquartered here, Ottawa has maintained a well-earned reputation as one of the world’s leading animation centres. Today, entertainment giants like Disney, Netflix, Amazon Studios and Nickelodeon call on local animation studios to produce...

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Ottawa Film Office Announces Initial Proposal To Build Ottawa’s First Soundstage Campus

OTTAWA FILM OFFICE ANNOUNCES INITIAL PROPOSAL TO BUILD OTTAWA’S FIRST  SOUNDSTAGE CAMPUS The project would create over 500 new jobs and invest an additional $40 million in the local economy over the next few years OTTAWA — The Ottawa Film Office...

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Hurt Q&A with director Sonny Mallhi and producer Robert Menzies

Shot in Ottawa last summer, the horror feature film Hurt will have its world premiere July 26th, 2018, at the Fantasia International Film Festival. In anticipation of the screening, we chatted with writer-director Sonny Mallhi (The Strangers, The Roommate) and local producer Robert Menzies (House at the End...

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