Leading the Cultural Industry in Northern Ontario


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.

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Ongoing Training Opportunities

CION has compiled this list of online training opportunities for film professionals. We hope that you can take advantage of these opportunities and emerge with new skills to advance your career. INCREASE YOUR SKILLS →

One-Time and Recorded Opportunities

CION has compiled this list of one-time sessions for film professionals to help them develop their skills and training. There is invaluable information being shared in these sessions. ADAPT AND IMPROVE →


CION has created this list of the most commonly asked questions related to the impact of COVID-19 on the Cultural Industries in Northern Ontario.

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Latest News

New Announcements for COVID-19 Emergency Relief from CFM and Telefilm
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Telefilm Emergency Support Fund: Virtual Town Hall with Christa Dickenson
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Banff World Media Festival Virtual Edition
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CION seeks Research and Infrastructure Assessment Intern
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Mentorship Program Available at Science North

CION is helping Science North identify candidates for exciting mentorship program

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Wanted: Artists and Musicians

Executive producers of The Witch call for artists and musicians to submit entries for upcoming horror/thriller

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MusicTogether and partners with CION to showcase Northern Musicians.

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Results: CION's COVID-19 Survey

Survey details impact of COVID-19 on the Film and Music industries across the North

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Producer Profile: William Woods

Producer William Woods of Woods Entertainment discusses his experiences filming in the North.

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MFM is now CION

We've changed our name and expanded our vision

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CION announces revamped website

The site provides more resources to help film producers, crew members, creatives, musicians, and culture fans in and around Northern Ontario.

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2019 NOMFA Award Winners

Letterkenny shares the spotlight with some worthy newcomers

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CION Announces 2019 FAM Tour

We're seeking up to four Producers to participate in the Northern Ontario FAM Tour this September!

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North Bay Film Festival 2019

International award-winners, local luminaries, and more!

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Sudbury Production looking for Crew 

Judy Inc. seeks crew for March 11 & 12

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Northern Ontario FAM Tour in 2020

CION is seeking Producers to participate in the Northern Ontario FAM Tour later this year.

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Background Acting Call

Ainslie Casting is looking for up to 300 background performers in North Bay and area from February 17 - March 27.

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Crew training in Sudbury: Electric 101

Film students, and electricians looking to get into the film/TV business, should check this one out.

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Job Posting

World-class post-production facility servicing episodic, feature and commercial projects. 

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Crew Posting

Indie Feature (non-union show), shooting in North Bay on or about Feb. 17 - March 8.

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