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Pressing Play in Canada: From Nunavut to Nova Scotia, Production Returns to the Eastern Provinces!

Producers from across Eastern Canada come together to discuss the exciting work coming out of the provinces and the realities of production during COVID-19
October 29, 2020
Canada Panel

What do handmaids, ancient warriors, art experts, and the Starfleet have in common? They’re all filming in Canada! Whether for a period film, an action-adventure set in exciting locations around the world, or a superhero epic, eastern Canada checks all the boxes. With old-world charm, multicultural metropolitan cities, stunning landscapes, scenic coastlines, world-class talent and crews, infrastructure, and incentives, it's no wonder Eastern Canada is the filming destination for high-profile productions.

In the second installment of our series on production in the Canadian provinces, co-presented by Entertainment Partners and the Association of Film Commissions International, Entertainment Partners' Joe Chianese and Jennifer Liscio, joined by special guest Zaib Shaikh, Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles, speak with producers on the ground in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec, to discuss the exciting work coming out of the Eastern provinces and the realities of production in Canada during COVID-19. (Runtime: 1 hr 17 min)

Guest panelists include:

Zaib Shaikh, Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles

John Weber (STAR TREK: DISCOVERY, HANDMAIDS TALE, VIKINGS)

Irene Litinsky ( BLOOD & TREASURE, DEATH WISH, DEAD LIKE ME)

Terry Greenlaw (UNDER THE WEATHER, STUDIO BLACK!, THE MAN OF A THOUSAND SONGS)

Mark O'Neill (TOUCH, BLACK CONFLUX, THE RIGHTEOUS).

Topic: Canada

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