Northern Ontario. Your Next Filming Location.

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.

Latest News

Ontario Section 21 Health and Safety Committee Releases COVID-19 Guidelines
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Deadline for 2020-2021 Theatrical Exhibition Program
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CION is hiring. Get your resumes in today for an exciting opportunity.

Apply today to become a part of the CION team

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Surveying the needs of the Trans Community in Canada's Music Industry

MusicOntario and Music Publishers Canada are surveying the professional needs of Canada’s Trans music community. We are doing this in order to develop community led, low-barrier programming that will build skills, resources, networks, and opportunities and for non-cis creators and professionals in Canada’s music industry at all levels in their careers.
 

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Bell Media takes stake in Grande Studios
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Keeping Ontario Safe and Open – Building Your Safety Plan.
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Keychange Canada is happening this week

Keychange along with Canadian partners are proud to announce the appointment of the next Canadian Ambassadors to further the movement for gender diversity: Tegan and Sara

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Ontario Announces New Mask Guidelines

New Mask Guidelines from the Ministry of Labour.  Click here for more information.

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AFC Offers Career Resilience Workshops

The Actors Fund of America introduces its new Career Resilience Initiative, a program developed to address the need to support entertainment industry workers whose jobs and careers have been impacted by the pandemic

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SOUND + VISION Virtual Sync. Conference
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Telefilm Canada and Heritage Canada announce insurance fund details

Telefilm and Heritage Announce today long awaited details for the $50 million insurance fund. The program fund will open October 30th, 2020.

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The Canada Emergency Business Account Expanded
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Ontario Announces New Screening Requirements
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New Funding Announced to Ease Insurance Crisis
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Northern Ontario FAM Tour: Fall 2020

CION is seeking Producers to participate in the Northern Ontario Familiarization Tour this fall.

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Cinema Summit 2020

Registrations for Cinema Summit 2020 Program are open.  Sign up for your spot today!

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Changes to Harold Greenberg Fund Announced

The Harold Greenberg Fund/Le Fonds Harold Greenberg will begin transitioning to new forms.

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BRB Studio Opens in Sudbury

The Northern Ontario film industry has a new studio in the Sudbury region!

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Moss LED offering UV-Disinfection Solutions for Productions

Moss LED is now offering UV-C disinfection solutions suited to film productions.

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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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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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LIVE-STREAM NORTHERN MUSICIANS

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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NORTHERN ONTARIO SHINES IN THIS YEAR’S CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS
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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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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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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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