#FilmOttawa

The world in one city

Waterscapes

Rivers, lakes, waterfalls, a canal – Ottawa has it all!

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Big City

Ottawa has doubled for Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia – even Los Angeles!

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Unique Spaces

Film-friendly locations you won’t find anywhere else.

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Rural

The countryside is only a short drive from downtown Ottawa.

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THE WORLD IN ONE CITY

Unique Spaces

Film-friendly locations you won’t find anywhere else.

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Dining & Nightlife

From charming, rustic restaurants to upscale bars and clubs, Ottawa's award-winning culinary scene awaits your next production.

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Historical Buildings

The locations you need to bring your period drama to life.

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Trails & Pathways

With over 600 kilometres of multi-use paths, you’re sure to find what you need.

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Who We Are

The Film Office focuses on the continued development, retention, competitiveness, and enhancement of the city’s film and television industry. It also promotes the region as a preferred industry destination and supports the development and growth of the local industry.

Location Support

Don't know where to start? We help foreign (and local) producers find the locations, crew, and services they need to make their production a success.

Resources

Whether you’re looking for local crew, equipment, hotels or other resources, Ottawa has everything you need to make your project come in on time and on budget.

Business Development

We work with local producers and screen-based companies to help them expand and attract new projects to the National Capital Region.

Industry Promotion

We're working towards making sure that Ottawa's screen-based media industry is no longer one of the city's best kept secrets.

From the Blog

Learn more about Ottawa's film and television industry

OTTAWA FILM OFFICE ANNOUNCES 2023-2024 BOARD

For immediate releaseJune 23, 2023 Ottawa – The Ottawa Film Office (OFO), the local not-for-profit organization dedicated to growing Ottawa’s film and television industry, is delighted to announce today the re-election of its Board of Directors and the appointment of three new members. The following new members were elected for a two-year term during the […]

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The OFO Congratulates the 2023 Canadian Screen Awards Nominees

Three of the five nominees for Best TV Movie were filmed and produced in Ottawa, with several other locally-made productions recognized For immediate releaseFebruary 22, 2023 Ottawa – The Ottawa Film Office (OFO), the local not-for-profit organization dedicated to growing Ottawa’s film and television industry, is thrilled to share that several locally-made films and series […]

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OFO at Prime Time

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) hosted its annual Prime Time conference Feb. 1-3, 2023. Held each year in Ottawa at the Westin, this was the first in-person Prime Time since 2020, convening 900 screen-based media and policy leaders in the nation’s capital. It was a prime opportunity to meet new industry professionals, reconnect with […]

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