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Production Service

Eligible Production Types

  • Feature Films
  • Scripted Television
  • Reality Television
  • Documentaries
  • Animation
  • Video Games
  • Webisodes
  • Talk Shows
  • Game Shows
  • Live Events
  • Commercials

Location Production Needs

  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Snow
  • Tropical
  • Beaches/Ocean
  • Mountains
  • Lakes/Rivers
  • Deserts
  • Forests
  • City

Administrative Guidance

OPSTC Guidelines

Ontario Creates

175 Bloor St. East, South Tower, Suite 501
Toronto, ON M4W 3R8
Jennifer Blitz Director, Tax Credits & Financing
P: 416.314.6858
F: 416.314.6876


21.5% Refundable Tax Credit

Related Programs
Project Criteria

$1M CAD (film); $200K CAD (TV per episode > 30 mins); or $100K CAD (TV per episode ? 30 mins)




Qualified Spend

Ontario Computer Animation and Special Effects (OCASE) Credit: 18% of qualifying digital animation and visual effects ON labour.

Program Guidelines



Additional Considerations

Stackable with Federal credit

  • The above noted provincial incentive is stackable with Canada's Federal Tax Incentive which is 16% of qualifying Canadian labour expenditures net of ‘assistance’ (‘assistance’ includes any provincial incentives that are directly attributable to qualifying labour spend).