Ottawa Film Blog

Location Scouting

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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Location Spotlight: Major’s Hill Park

With sweeping views of the Parliament Buildings and the Ottawa River, Major’s Hill Park is an urban oasis just steps away from the ByWard Market and downtown Ottawa. A popular site for festivals and events, the park also offers endless possibilities for...

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Location Spotlight: Rideau Canal

If you grew up in Ottawa or spent some time here during winter, you probably have fond memories of skating down the Rideau Canal Skateway, maybe taking a break along the way for a hot chocolate and BeaverTail. Once the weather...

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Location Spotlight: Orléans

American Beauty. Pleasantville. The Stepford Wives. The Virgin Suicides. What these films have in common, besides being subjectively great films, is the way they use their suburban settings to help tell a story and convey emotions; one might even say...

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