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I worked closely with staff from the Economic Development and Tourism Department in Brantford while filming a segment for a biographical feature. They were extremely helpful in identifying potential locations and arranging access to buildings and sites. The team was welcoming, supportive, and professional.

Mike Schultz, Producer, NBC News, New York

Recent film and television productions

Project / Title

Year(s)

Type

Summary

Schitt's Creek

2019

Television

The distinctive look of an enduring Brantford motel fit the bill for an episode in the final season of this acclaimed comedy series.

All-Round Champion

2019

Television

Several Brantford sporting venues hosted a competitive sport series featuring elite teen athletes for this CBC television production.

Let It Snow

2019

Film

A roadside diner was transformed into the main winter set for this Netflix production based on the young adult book by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle.

The Handmaid's Tale

2018

TV

A blend of iconic, historic structures and natural features provided the perfect setting for critical scenes in the television adaptation of Margaret Atwood's dystopian novel.

In the Shadow of the Moon

2018

Film

Downtown Brantford's sought-after look doubled as Philadelphia in the action sequences in this time-period thriller for Netflix.

The Cuban

2018

Film

Shot almost exclusively in Brantford, this stirring drama explores power of music over Alzheimer's with Oscar winning star, Louis Gossett Jr.

Walter's Way

2018

Film

An emotional short film by Brantford's own Tom Gigliotti follows a senior facing a driving test.

Behind Closed Doors: Phil Hartman

2018

TV

A documentary about Phil Hartman with footage shot in Brantford.

High-Rise Rescue 2017 Film Special effects created a residential inferno inside a large industrial space under the supervision of the Brantford Fire Department for this intense drama.
Defective 2017 Film A temporary studio space in a Brantford warehouse played home to 8 sets and many scenes in this dystopian production.

Murdoch Mysteries

2011 - 2017

TV

An internationally distributed drama series set around 1900 regularly returns to Brantford to capitalize on our rich architectural and geographic heritage.

Jaguar F-TYPE SVR

2017

Ad / Commercial

Jaguar Canada marked the 150th anniversary of Canada in an appropriately dramatic fashion with a campaign to promote the 575 hp supercharged Jaguar F-TYPE SVR, filmed entirely at the Brantford Municipal Airport.

Air Emergency (Mayday)

2012-2017

TV

The flexibility of Brantford Municipal Airport is frequently utilized to produce the changing look for this dramatized reconstruction of real-life air disasters.

A Tall Cold One (Milk Commercial)

2017

Ad / Commercial

Developed by the Dairy Farmers of Canada to promote the refreshing taste of milk. The ad features a competitive baseball game among friends using the impeccable condition and quality of the diamond at George Henry Field in Cockshutt Park.

American Gods (Streets of Yesterday; Mr. Chocolates)

2016

TV

A headlining Starz series used locations in Brantford to create its unique gritty and glossy look.

American Lawmen

2016

TV

The timeless look of the Sanderson Centre served as a setting for a period theatre using the marquee and canopy lighting. The interior also doubled as a vaudeville movie house for this AHC production.

Mr. Bernstein

2016

Short Film

The Sanderson Centre provided the backdrop as a beautiful performance hall for this emotional short film set in the mid-20th century.