Radio & Television

Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy significantly benefitted Southern Ontario economy: report

TORONTO – Millions of dollars were injected into Southern Ontario businesses with the local filming of Netflix’s popular show The Umbrella Academy, according to an analysis by Oxford Economics. The analysis found that the filming of the show’s second season saw local wages and salaries accounting for 59 per cent of production spending and the rest on local goods and services, with a total contribution of $111 million to Ontario’s gross domestic product. A Motion Picture Association of Canada press release added that, from procurement of props and costumes to transportation and accommodations, the show supported more than 980 Ontario-based businesses....

Our industry and COVID-19

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