Hamilton, Ontario (Canada) is a city with a cinematic soul. It’s a city and location that is adaptable and diverse, gritty and beautiful, and offers resources for film crews that include Hamilton-based film businesses, a wide range and great quality of hotels, accommodations, and restaurants, and by filming here you can access tax credits.
Our city hosts hundreds of productions every year that come here because of our location, wide range of neighbourhoods and architecture, small town feel with big city backdrops, diverse rural landscapes, and our people.
Hamilton’s Film Highlights:
A geographic location that is accessible and offers additional incentives
- Located within a one-hour drive to Toronto and the US border.
- Access to all four modes of transportation – rail, road, air and port. Hamilton has its own international airport and waterfront that includes a port.
- Medium-sized city that’s pretty easy to get around in.
- Hamilton’s location makes it the first city outside of Toronto to be eligible for not only the Refundable tax credit to eligible Ontario-based Canadian and foreign-controlled corporations of 25% of qualified Ontario production expenditures for eligible film and television productions but also an additional regional bonus
Want to know more about filming in Hamilton? Are you interested in speaking with someone about moving your film-based business to Hamilton? Please call us at 905-546-4233 or email email@example.com to be connected with our helpful Hamilton Film Office staff.