Ontario Records Best Year Ever in Film and TV Production
March 9, 2016
2015 Production Activity Gives Ontario’s Economy $1.5 Billion BoostOntario's film and TV industry celebrated its best year ever in 2015, contributing $1.5 billion to the province's economy and supporting almost 32,500 full-time direct and associated jobs.
Today, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Michael Coteau was at Cinespace Film Studios to celebrate Ontario's blockbuster year.
The record-breaking 2015 film and TV production statistics reinforce Ontario's reputation as a world-class production centre, with:
Supporting a vibrant film and TV industry is part of the government's economic plan to build Ontario up and deliver on its number-one priority to grow the economy and create jobs. The four-part plan includes investing in talent and skills, including helping more people get and create the jobs of the future by expanding access to high-quality college and university education. The plan is making the largest investment in public infrastructure in Ontario's history and investing in a low-carbon economy driven by innovative, high-growth, export-oriented businesses. The plan is also helping working Ontarians achieve a more secure retirement.