Filming in Thunder Bay

What Thunder Bay Has to Offer

A two-hour flight from Toronto or Winnipeg, Thunder Bay is a unique site for filming. Its urban locations feature both historical and modern architecture, as well as acres of boreal forest, fields, mountains, and waterways which includes the majesty of Lake Superior. Fort William Historical Park and Founder’s Museum Pioneer Village are ready-made historical recreations of early 1800s pioneer life. In addition, the city offers equipment rentals, office space, and both online and offline editing suites available.


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Thunder Bay Advantages

Shooting in Thunder Bay means:

  • Access to Northern Ontario-specific film financing
  • A film-friendly community with several local production companies
  • The Confederation College film program, one of the best film training programs in Canada with many graduates, students and faculty with the expertise and training to assist in making productions in Thunder Bay successful
Braided Together
Fort William Historical Park
Amazing Race
CH Morning Live
Pop Whiz
Sail Superior

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