Film production in Scugog is a thriving industry. Please see attached article (Focus, October 2009).
The Township of Scugog encourages filming and photography projects within the municipality and issues permits for approved projects.
The Township of Scugog recognizes the direct and indirect economic benefits to the community associated with the film and television industry.
Pre-approval of projects ensure that Township property and the rights, safety and privacy of the citizens of the Township of Scugog are protected, while supporting this industry.
A number of factors must be considered before approval is granted, including:
- Liability insurance
- Impact of filming on residents and businesses
- Disruption of traffic
- Number of production vehicles, cast and crew
- Stunts or special effects
The Film Policy provides guidelines for the assessment and co-ordination of commercial filming projects.
For additional information:
Contact: The Municipal Office
Phone: (905) 985-7346