Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Netflix Opens Toronto Production Hub

Netflix has now created a dedicated production hub in Toronto, prepping for the new horror anthology series "Guillermo del Toro Presents Ten After Midnight":

Netflix will lease four sound stages and office space, totaling 164,000 square feet at Cinespace Studios, plus lease four more sound stages and adjacent office space, of approximately 84,580 square feet at Pinewood Toronto Studios.

Netflix said it is on track to exceed $500 million in Canadian content production it promised in 2017.

"With this commitment to 'Cinespace' and 'Pinewood Toronto', we are proud to continue our investment in Canada and Canadian films and series", said Ty Warren, Vice President, Physical Production for Netflix. "These new leases will enable us to expand our presence in Canada and provide a wealth of production jobs for skilled Canadian workers".

"By putting the right conditions in place to attract jobs and opportunities to the province, our Government working for the People is sending a clear message that Ontario is open for business", said Michael Tibollo, Ontario's Conservative Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport. "Today’s announcement demonstrates that Ontario is now one of the most attractive places in the world for investment. We are creating an environment for job creators and workers to thrive, including in Ontario’s industry-leading film production sector..."

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