Film Portal

Filming your next project in North Bay means:

  • No film permit fees
  • Assistance with streamlining all necessary permits and approvals, scouting for appropriate site locations, arrangements for accommodations and ground transportation, arrangements for facilities and accessing talent pool, liaison with community partners and utilities, public funding application assistance
  • Higher Provincial and Federal tax credits
  • Northern Ontario specific financial incentives 
  • Cost effective accommodation and food service options

North Bay’s natural environment features access to 3,400 km of groomed snowmobile trails, close proximity to 8 golf courses, 6 marinas, 42 beaches, 74 park areas and access to 100+ km of multi-use trails. Unique attractions such as the Heritage Railway and Carousel, carved by local artists, and the Chief Commanda Boat Cruise provide interesting summer backdrops for filming. North Bay has a selection of industrial, warehouse and office space that can accommodate set construction, filming and production functions.

For additional information or to arrange a location scout, please contact:

Economic Development Department’s Film and Television Division 
200 McIntyre Street East 
North Bay, ON, Canada P1B 8H8 
1-800-465-1882 x 2417


Economic Development Department
 1-800-465-1882 x 2417