Filming in Gravenhurst

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The Town of Gravenhurst is rich in culture, heritage and picturesque scenery providing opportunities for urban and rural site locations for your next film or photo project.  View our Guide to Filming in Gravenhurst and the Filming Permissions Application full details.

What you need to know:

  • Filming on municipal land requires municipal approval and proof of General Liability Insurance.
  • Filming or photography near or on municipal or District roads will require a Road Occupancy Permit.
  • Filming on roads or in public places will require public notice.


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For a list of potential pre-approved locations, funding assistance and tax credits, visit the Ontario Media Development Corporation's (OMDC) online database and/or Contact the Economic Development Team at or 705-687-2230 x 2280.

PROPERTY OWNERS .. Add your property to the Locations Database and Earn Income!!

Property owners earn anywhere from $500 to $5,000 per day. Add your property profile to the OMDC Location or contact the Economic Development Team and we can assist in adding your details and adding images, simply complete the Film Location Registration and Consent Form.
Note an Assignment of Copyright and Release must be completed and submitted with your images to be processed by OMDC.

 Gravenhurst on the Big Screen

Gravenhurst has been the backdrop to a number of films over the years, including:



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