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Mississauga is centrally located within the third largest film and television cluster in North America. The Toronto Region is home to over 5,000 active businesses in all aspects of film and television with Mississauga significantly contributing to the growth of this cluster.
in all of Southern Ontario in total Motion Picture & Video business counts (Production, Distribution, Exhibition, Post-production)
Location, Locaton, Location. As Mississauga is located in the Union Zone, Union productions don’t have to pay a premium for crew to film in the city.
In Film & Television diciplines are offered by 12 colleges and universities within a one-hour drive.
in business count for Motion Picture & Video between the years 2017 – 2022. In comparison, Toronto’s Motion Picture & Video business count increased less than 1% in the same period.
In location filming activity based on filming days between the years 2014-2019.
In Total GDP for the domain of Audio Visual & Interactive Media in Canada while Ontario’s increased by 26% between years 2016 – 2019.
Mississauga is a city in demand, and is quickly becoming known as Studio City North. Mississauga is home to 8 studios, 23 stages and 1.1 million sq. ft. of studio space. View the full list of Studios below:
This 260,000 square-foot state-of-the art production facility, includes 6 sound stages, production offices, support facilities, and auxiliary services for large-scale television and film production.
This warehouse consist of 2 studios.
Studio 1: 84,000 sq. ft. with 20 ft & 26 ft clear ceiling height. Bays are 57ft X 36ft. 8 Loading bays
Studio 2: 54,000 sq. ft. with 26 ft clear ceiling height. 2 drive-in doors plus Lockup & carp shops.
In total, the site offers 40,000 sq. ft. of office space and ample parking on 10 acres.
This studio features 55,000 square feet of production space and 5,000 square feet of office space. Ample space is also available for makeup, wardrobe and storage. The studio property has five dock level doors, and one door with drive-on capability for easy loading and unloading of equipment.
This 181,000 square-foot premium, full-service facility provides clients with 4 large stage spaces, 2 floors of office space, 2 carpentry, 2 paint wardrobes, props, and breakdown rooms, along with ample parking. All offices are fully furnished, providing a modern and comfortable turn-key work environment.
This Legacy Studio provides clients with a 180,000 square foot facility with 4 stages, wardrobe, set dec, props, mill and a full service paint shop, complete with a paint spray booth. It has 36’ x 44’ bays, with a ceiling height of 28 feet clear. All offices are equipped with fibre-optic services and are fully furnished, providing a modern and comfortable turn-key work environment.
This 151,000 square-foot premium, 28-foot clear height, full-service facility includes 4 large engineered sound stages, mill shop and paint shop with additional support space and ample parking. All offices are fully furnished, providing a modern and comfortable turn-key work environment.
This 68,000 square-foot premium, with a 32-foot clear height, full-service facility. The space provides clients with a large stage, office space, costume and wardrobe, and support, along with ample circus and crew parking. All offices are equipped with fibre-optic services and are fully furnished, providing a modern and comfortable turn-key work environment. has additional support and mill/paint space offered from the MillCreek Support location. This location has a total space of 13,500 square-feet and boasts 15 office with a large boardroom.
This 77,000 square-foot studio includes 2 stages with 26 ft height, offices, flex lock-up, construction space, 2 Grade loading bays, 5 Doc loading bays, Bell & Light system.
Mississauga is quickly becoming a popular destination for film and television shoots, as numerous award-winning film and television hits such as The Handmaid’s Tale, The Umbrella Academy, Schitt’s Creek, Black Mirror, The Shape of Water, Room, Robocop and many more have been filmed here.
The City of Mississauga is part of the largest labour force market in Canada, the Toronto Region. Within the Region, employees can be recruited from a large population base of over 5.4 million people aged 15 years and above. Based on the magnitude and diversity of the industrial and commercial base located in Mississauga, this city has become one of the most significant employment growth centres in the region.
Mississauga is home to a large, diverse talent pool, wide range of music production, great spaces to share and enjoy music, and many training and professional development opportunities. Harnessing these economic and cultural benefits inspired Mississauga to develop the City’s first Music Strategy to support and grow the city’s music sector.
Are you interested in learning more about our Creative Industries sector? Get in touch with our Film Office and they would be more than happy to assist you.
Are you also interested in our Music Strategy? Explore our Strategy which proposes 13 recommendations and 32 actions to help spur long-term growth for the music sector.
All the Right Ingredients for Success.
We are an open and diverse city that attracts and welcomes people from around the world to live, work, study, visit and play. Discover how our city has the assets your business needs to grow and succeed.
A Top Choice for Music, Film & Television.
With its unique backdrops, quaint villages, lakefront parks and heritage buildings, Mississauga boasts hundreds of unique filming locations. It has become a popular destination for numerous feature films and home to many popular movies and television shows.
Mississauga’s Music scene is no different. Named Music City of the Year in 2023, Mississauga is home to world-class, diverse musicians and wonderful live music. It is no wonder why creative professionals continue to live, work and play in Mississauga.