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CION'S Brand New Crew Database has officially launched!

CION is here to help the film and television industry in Northern Ontario as we restart and to make sure you have what you need to coordinate a safe and successful production.

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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Shawn Sasyniuk
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Producer Profile: Hartley Gorenstein

It took the pandemic to bring the Resident Evil franchise up to Sudbury, but it turned out to be a perfect stand-in for Racoon City and the Arklay Mountains.

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Producer Profile: Ben Leggett

The composer, sound designer, and Canadore College professor talks about film and music in Ontario's North.

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We're Hiring a Music Sector Development Officer!

CION is hiring a Music Sector Development Officer to support the growth of Northern Ontario's music industry.

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Producer Profile: Andrew Barnsley

The new head of the Toronto Film School talks about a partnership with Canadore College and why the North's film industry is an economic engine for Canada.

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Lakeside Animation is Hiring!

Lakeside Animation is looking to hire for their upcoming production.

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Producer Profile: Maddy Falle of Gearshift Films

The producer and development manager reflects on the North's growing film industry and its role in the success of her career.

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Alibi Entertainment Hiring Production Assistant

Production Assistant needed for filming of TVO Docu-series in Ontario.

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Freshwater Production Studios mentioned in The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter has mentioned CION and Freshwater Production Studios.

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Producer Profile: Chris Dorota

The unique charms and challenges of a career in music production in Thunder Bay and why events such as the Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards are so vital to artist communities in the North.

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Producer Profile: Jennifer Podemski

Unsettled, a new 10-episode drama series for TVO and APTN filmed almost entirely on Nipissing First Nation, builds on Jennifer Podemski’s experience filming in North Bay and on Nipissing First Nation. 

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CION Launches The Canadian Songwriters Challenge
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