Cross Border Services
iff is Ontario Creates’ feature film co-financing and co-production event during the Toronto International Film Festival for independent producers and industry executives developing and financing English language projects for the world market. Selected international...
The seventh annual Creative Industries Week is bringing industry associations, stakeholders and creators together to showcase and celebrate B.C.’s dynamic creative sector the week of May 16, 2022. The diverse creators from the book publishing, interactive + digital...
Annecy, France, June 14 to 17, 2022 Deadline to Register: April 29, 2022 Telefilm Canada and its partners, in collaboration with SODEC, are currently accepting applications from Canadian animation companies interested in participating in MIFA 2022. Located at the...
The information below has been prepared to help provide guidance on entering Canada for the purpose of work and bringing goods into the country for use in motion picture production. If you have any questions, please email the Film Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org
Work Permits Application Process
Creative BC has developed a work permit guide to assist productions employing temporary foreign workers.
Visas and Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA)
Once approved, the eTA is valid for up to 5 years or upon passport expiry, whichever comes first.
Temporary Importation of Goods
Goods entering Canada temporarily for use on a motion picture production may qualify for customs duty-free entry and Goods and Sales Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) relief for a period up to 12 months. Requests for extensions of the temporary importation period beyond 12 months may be granted.
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