Pinewood Toronto Studios


Pinewood Toronto ‘ignites’ expansion plans

New sound stages are set to open a year from now, extending the facility’s capacity to around 525,000 square feet.

Bell Media upfront 2018

Bell Media takes part ownership in Just For Laughs Group

Following the announcement of its specialty rebrands, and as the media co inks its latest deal, president Randy Lennox discusses how the pieces fit together.

Nanci Maclean

Nanci MacLean named president of Pinewood Toronto Studios

Bell Media also made a number of additions to senior management and the board of directors as it completed its acquisition of a majority stake in the studio.

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Pinewood T.O. president Blake Steels resigns

Steels joined the studio as director of client services in 2009 before being upped to president in 2011.


Behind Bell Media’s Pinewood investment

Randy Lennox and Paul Bronfman discuss the road to the deal and how much space it will add to Toronto’s studio inventory.

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Bell Media takes majority stake in Pinewood Toronto

Nanci MacLean, VP and head of Bell Media Studios will oversee operations at Pinewood Toronto.

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Pinewood ramps up expansion plans in Toronto’s Port Lands

As well as unveiling a 27,500-square-foot, $6-million facility, the studio intends to add a further 66,000 square feet of sound stages in 2019.

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Pinewood Toronto to build new waterfront facility

The studio has leased 1.75 acres of additional land in order to build a new 135,000 square-foot production space.

Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais’ Special Correspondents to shoot in Toronto

The movie for Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions will shoot in Toronto this spring.


Canadian film and TV has a new star: a plunging loonie

With the Canadian dollar plunging in value, industry players expect a strong year for Canadian film and TV production.


Warner Bros.’ Suicide Squad feature to shoot in Toronto

With Marvel’s X-Men franchise firmly entrenched in Montreal, Toronto will host the DC Comics-based feature next year. (Dallas Buyers Club‘s Jared Leto, set to co-star, pictured.)

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Book-to-screen adaptation Room shooting in Toronto

Lenny Abrahamson is directing the feature film, with William H. Macy (pictured), Joan Allen and Brie Larson starring.