Ottawa Film Blog

Location Scouting

How to Find the Perfect Filming Location

Please note: This blog post was updated in July 2020 following approval of the City of Ottawa's new Film By-Law and permitting process. Arguably one of the most important steps in pre-production, location scouting is the art of researching, finding,...

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Location Spotlight: ByWard Market

This month, we’re featuring Ottawa’s historic and picturesque ByWard Market. The market is one of the city’s most popular and requested filming location – from TV series and movies to feature films and commercials, many productions have found their perfect...

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Location Spotlight: Wellington West

Did you know that Ottawa’s Hintonburg neighbourhood has a long and fascinating film history? Long before the Huffington Post named it one of Canada’s “coolest communities,” Hintonburg was home to one of the first motion picture screenings in the country....

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