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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...

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Recap: Location & Set PA Fundamentals with DGC Ontario

The Ottawa Film Office was pleased to support a full day of training presented by the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) Ontario on November 26. Held at Algonquin College, the Guild offered condensed versions of two of its courses –...

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So, you want to be a 1st AD?

With so many career options in the film and television industry, it can be overwhelming to figure out where you should apply your skills. Our industry Q&As with local crew provide an introduction to the different career paths available in...

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So, you want to be a grip?

“What’s a grip?” If you’re not familiar with the film industry, or never searched the term after seeing it in end credits, that’s probably what you’re thinking. After all, grips represent one of the less glamourous departments found on a...

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So, you want to be a Makeup Artist?

Ever wanted to know how your favourite actors always look so flawless on screen? Maybe it’s their genes and natural good looks, or maybe it’s the result of a makeup artist’s hard work and dedication. To learn more about this...

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