Who We Are

The Film Office's focuses on the continued development, retention, competitiveness, and enhancement of the city’s film and television industry. In addition, it facilitates and issues various filming permits, promotes the region as a preferred industry destination and supports the development and growth of the local industry.

Working with industry contacts and various levels of government, the Ottawa Film Office is working towards establishing Ottawa as a film friendly destination and premier shooting location.

Why Choose Ottawa

The Ottawa region facilitates an average of 700 filming days that translate into over $50 million of production, $20 million of which is spent directly in the local economy. With a local landscape that includes rivers and lakes, mountains, fields, and wetlands and a continental climate that ranges from hot and humid in the summer to cold and snowy in the winter, Ottawa offers a wide variety of shooting locations, competitive tax incentives, and an experienced and bilingual workforce.

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