Ottawa Film Blog

Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Orléans

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

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Location Spotlight: Vanier

Whether it’s because of its central location, film-friendly residents and businesses, or unique mix of historic and modern architecture, Vanier is increasingly attracting filmmakers looking for diverse looks. The neighbourhood, which is bordered by the Rideau River, Gloucester, New Edinburgh...

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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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