Mapping Canada

Mapped: Putting Hollywood North on the map

Who is shooting what across Canada

According to a report last year commissioned by Motion Picture Association-Canada, in 2011, the film industry generated $20.4 billion in GDP for the Canadian economy and employed 263,000 people. So yeah, it’s big. Drawing on a list of movies filmed in Canada, and inspired by this, we pulled together a breakdown of genres filmed in Canada’s movie hubs.


More from our series, Mapping Canada:

Canada’s other Ford Nation
Crime sprees across the country
Where the poorest Canadians live

See all maps in the series, here.