Ottawa Film Blog


OFO at Prime Time

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) hosted its annual Prime Time conference Feb. 1-3, 2023. Held each year in Ottawa at the Westin, this was the first in-person Prime Time since 2020, convening 900 screen-based media and policy leaders in...

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Recap: Location & Set PA Fundamentals with DGC Ontario

The Ottawa Film Office was pleased to support a full day of training presented by the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) Ontario on November 26. Held at Algonquin College, the Guild offered condensed versions of two of its courses –...

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Updates to Ontario’s film and television tax credits

The Ottawa Film Office welcomes the Province of Ontario’s proposed amendments to its tax credits that will better support local producers and further encourage on-location filming throughout the province. The following changes are detailed in the Modernizing Ontario’s Cultural Media...

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A message from the OFO’s Chair / Un message de la présidente du BCO

(le français suit) Dear Industry Stakeholders and Partners, With mixed emotions, I’d like to share that our Film Commissioner of seven years, Bruce Harvey, will be moving on to accept a new position in production in Vancouver as of January...

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