ABOUT

Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION) is a non-profit cultural organization serving the needs of everyone working in music, film and television across Northern Ontario. CION was established to assume the role and branding of Music and Film in Motion (MFM), and to advance its efforts to promote and encourage increased media arts production throughout Northern Ontario. Read more

FILMING

Since 2001, over one hundred film and television productions have been shot in Northern Ontario. In the past few years, the region has emerged to become a thriving film industry center spawning the creation of new businesses and service providers. Every year the region sees a growth in production as producers from across Canada and beyond are discovering what Northern Ontario has to offer.  Read more

 

 

MUSIC

MFM is Northern Ontario’s grassroots music industry association. That is to say, it’s our job to create and encourage opportunities that support the growth of our vibrant music scene. Through education, promotion and advocacy, MFM is committed to ensuring the success of the Northern Ontario music industry on a regional, provincial and national scale.  Read more

NOMFA

MFM was thrilled to bring Northern Ontario’s talent together for the 2015 Northern Ontario Music & Film Awards (NOMFA) and conference, a three day event that acknowledged our region’s very best. Audience members, artists and industry representatives gathered at the Sudbury Theatre Centre to celebrate and recognize the very best that Northern Ontario has to offer in music and film.   
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Featured

MUSIC

Take some time to watch the music video for the original song Young from Thunder Bay born artist, Collin Clowes. The song will appear on the upcoming album  Broken Strings being released in 2017. Collin has recently made the big move to Toronto where he is studying musical performance at Seneca College. You can find him on Twitter & Facebook to follow his journeys in life and music! Get the whole thing at collinclowesmusic.com.

FILM

Shot in Parry Sound, Eyewitness tells the story of two innocent teenaged boys who secretly meet up in the forest, they bear witness to a shooting and barely escape with their lives. Desperate to keep their relationship a secret and in fear of being found by the perpetrator, they remain silent but soon learn that what has been seen cannot be unseen and when you witness a horrible event it changes everything, forever. Shooting Eyewitness in Parry Sound provided tons of quality opportunities for Northern Ontario cast & crew on a Tier A show.

PLACES

While searching for a location to shoot their new web series Cold, New Form Media simply fell in love with the towns of Onaping Falls & Levack, just outside of Sudbuy. Cold follows the life of 16-year-old Isla Wallis whose mother was brutally murdered and father in prison for the horrific crime. Isla Wallis returns to her remote hometown to discover the truth about what really happened to her family. Now, alone and abandoned in the icy wilderness, Isla will be pushed to the edge of survival as she fights to expose the killer and save more than just her own life.

News & Events

Arts Council of Algoma is Now Hiring

The Arts Council of Algoma invites applications for the position of Community Art and Cultural Project Coordinator. The preferred applicant holds a degree in Visual Arts, and/or Anishinaabe/Indigenous Studies or similar experience.  The successful applicant is expected to be self-motivated, possess exemplary communication skills, lead by example, coordinate ...

MFM is Hiring: Film Programs & Reporting Supervisor

Programs & Reporting Supervisor

Application Deadline: Jan 26, 2017 / Start Date: Feb 13, 2017 / Salary: $48,000 - $52,000 / Province: Ontario / Region: Northeastern Ontario / City: Sudbury / Term: Full-time

MUSIC AND FILM IN MOTION: Music and Film in Motion (MFM), a division of the not-for-profit organization Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION), is ...

MAPPED Crew Funding Deadline: Feb. 1st, 2017

Is your production commencing filming in #northernontario between the dates of March 1st & June 30th, 2017?
CION's MAPPED Crew Funding is for you!

The program has contributed to the hiring of 60 Northern Ontario crew across 13 different productions.

This CION administered funding programme to train Northern Ontario residents ...

MFM's Ultimate Guide to Live Music in Northern Ontario!

There are so many opportunities to catch quality LIVE music in Northern Ontario this holiday season. We've got you covered with MFM's Ultimate Guide to Live Music in Northern Ontario Over the Holidays!

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