Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION) is preparing to host future editions of training sessions offering innovative approaches to achieving job stability in the film and television production industry while supporting a variety of productions that look to our region as the ideal backdrop for their stories.
Having facilitated a locations scout training session in years past with participants finding work in the film sector, CION is examining new teaching options that meet the needs of participants and the film and television production industry.
Know someone who wants to start a career working on movies, TV shows, and documentaries?
Complete the following form to show your interest in joining an upcoming session and let us know which positions interest you. CION will follow up in the coming months with all applicants to provide more details based on your feedback.
Participation comes at no cost and registration is open to individuals from all walks of life. Regardless of your education level, there are opportunities for you in the world of film and television.
It is worth noting that the training sessions offered by CION do not certify participants as film crew. Rather, the course material prepares participants for new roles - equipping them with the necessary skills to be successful when film crew opportunities arise.
Our Communities in Film
The rise of Northern Ontario’s film and television production industry over the last decade has put our region on the map – more and more people are recognizing their communities in the movies and TV shows they watch on their favourite streaming services. The feeling audiences experience when they see a familiar landscape or building on screen is powerful. Through a combination of excitement, belonging, and curiosity, watching the ordinary become spectacular on the big screen brings pride to our communities.
The contributions of local talent are instrumental in making this happen. Getting a project off paper and into reality is a process that requires all hands-on deck. As a result of their expertise, drive, and creativity, Northern film crews achieve rewarding careers while playing a key role in the promotion of Northern Ontario’s economy, workforce, and visibility.