Radio & Television

Film, TV production up 41% in Ontario

TORONTO – Ontario’s film and television industry contributed over $946 million to the provincial economy last year, a 41% jump over 2008 totals.Production increases were seen in all genres, both foreign and domestic, compared to last year’s totals, read a press release by the Ontario Media Development Corporation (OMDC). Total domestic production spending increased by $129.8 million (23.8%), contributing $674.4 million, while total foreign production spending increased by 114%, or $145.5 million.“We are delighted that Ontario’s film and television industry has come back so strongly in such a globally-competitive environment”, said OMDC president and CEO Karen Thorne-Stone, in the release. “Despite...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.