About Us

What is CION?

Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION) is dedicated to fostering and promoting the music and film industries in Northern Ontario, as well as providing educational programming to cultivate the advancement of Northern Ontario’s emerging talent.

With a population of almost 800,000, millions of acres of forest, and six major cities ready to host film productions, Northern Ontario is a thriving cultural destination. We're here to make connections and help professionals in the creative industries both in and outside of the North.

Are you a film producer seeking to benefit from Northern Ontario's many resources and financial advantages? Check out our Producer's Guide.

Are you a musician from the North, or wanting to get acquainted with what the Northern music scene and develop your craft and career? Head over to our Music page.

Do you represent a Northern Ontario municipality looking to get involved in the cultural industries? Find out how we can help.

Or are you a fan of Northern Ontario's musical and cinematic culture? We've got stuff for you too.


Cultural Industries Ontario North 

40 Larch Street, Unit 103 
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
P3E 5M7

705.885.9889  Phone

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CION's Newsletter keeps musicians and filmmakers in the North in the know about events, funding opportunities, screenings and everything cultural in the North. Jam packed with crucial information, you can view our archives here, and unsubscribe easily.

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Where Is Northern Ontario?

For the purposes of cultural development in the North, the regions of Northern Ontario as follows: Algoma, Cochrane, Kenora, Manitoulin, Nipissing, Parry Sound, Rainy River, Sudbury, Thunder Bay and Timiskaming.

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