When it comes to great films coming from Canada, you will often hear people refer to her as Hollywood North. This comes from the fact that a lot of Hollywood films in the United States are filmed (or at least partially filmed) in Canada. They come to Canada because of the diversity of our climate, towns, and landscape.
It is easy to make Saint-Laurent look like New York City. The cobblestone of Old Port can easily be made to look like a cobblestone street in Paris, France. Any natural background is available to you in beautiful Canada. So, filming in Canada saves money and makes sense. Click here for a list of some impressive productions that were filmed in Canada.
Pinewood Toronto Studios
Pinewood Toronto Studios was named for the UK-based The Pinewoods Studio Group. In 2018, Pinewood Toronto Studios announced that Bell Media would be buying a controlling stake in the business. The property/studios are massive. The stage covers 46,000 square feet and that will accommodate two massive sized projects or five average size feature films simultaneously.
Netflix Established Production Hub in Toronto
Netflix has entered into an agreement to invest in the entertainment industry in Canada. As part of that agreement, Netflix has established a production hub in Toronto that is close to 250,000 square feet that will house its office space and studio space. Further, they will lease around 164,000 square feet of sound stages with Cinespace Studios and 84,580 square feet from Pinewood-Toronto which includes sound stages and office space.