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Canada rakes in C$5.5b a year in film, TV production boom

Fall in Canadian dollar, favourable tax credits and surge in demand for original content give boost to the industry

The Toronto International Film Festival, which runs this year from Sept 8-18, attracts top talent from across the film world, extending the city's brand and its ability to attract productions.


A WOMAN in scrubs hustles a patient out of a hospital in a wheelchair and into a waiting SUV, her face a knot of anxiety. Suddenly she sees someone and turns to leap into the car. "Cut!" calls out a director on the Entertainment One Ltd production Mary Kills People - and