Filming in Hamilton
Film Permit Process
We encourage you to submit your film permit application at least 3-5 business days prior to their proposed filming date(s). Road closures require a minimum of 10 business days notice.
Hamilton 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.
Hamilton is one of the busiest film locations in Ontario and hosts hundreds of productions every year who 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. This make Hamilton the perfect place for those looking to open or expand your film business.
Film in Hamilton
Hear from production companies who have chosen Hamilton for the filming, and see why our variety of film locations and incentives are right for your film business.