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Becoming a Film Friendly Vendor in Simcoe County

September 14, 2023 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Becoming a Film Friendly Vendor in Simcoe County

Calling all local businesses in Simcoe County! Are you ready to unlock the potential of the film industry and transform your business? This workshop series is designed to equip you with the essential knowledge and insights to thrive as a vendor in location-based film production. Date: Sept 14, 2023Time: 10 AM – 12 PMLocation: @Simcoe Street Theatre, Collingwood In this immersive workshop, you will:– Gain a comprehensive understanding of the film industry’s impact on local businesses.– Discover the essential products and services required by film and television productions.– Explore the opportunities and challenges of becoming a vendor in the film industry.– Learn what film producers look for when selecting filming locations.– Identify collaboration and synergy opportunities among local businesses and vendors.– Participate in a Q&A session and network with like-minded professionals. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from industry experts and position your business as a preferred vendor for film productions. Register now and take your business to new heights in Simcoe County’s thriving film community! Visit filmfriendly.eventbrite.ca or contact for more information and registration.

This workshop is designed for:

  • Hotels and Accommodations
  • Restaurants
  • Catering Companies
  • Equipment Rental Companies – Contractor, Party, and Wedding
  • Related Industries such as Theatre (Costumes, Props)
  • Car Rentals (Modern Rentals and Vintage Rentals)
  • Farm Operators (as locations and for temporary studio use)
  • Municipal Governments (as locations and liaison opportunities)
  • Regional Tourism Groups (as locations)
  • Freelancers – Potential Contract and Service Work (from Production Assisting, to Location Managers for Remote Locations, to Environmental Sustainability Liaisons)
  • Property Owners (anyone seeking to rent locations for films to use)
  • Commercial Warehouse Owners (seeking to rent out for storage, studios)
  • Theatre, Auditorium, and Event Locations (seeking to rent out for films as locations)
  • Unique Service Providers: Antique Dealers for rentals and props, Galleries for art placement in sets, Product Placement for local providers (e.g., local craft beer, food in film and television as promotion)
  • Green Service Providers: Battery-Powered Generators, EV Car Rentals, Composting Services, Food Banks/Community Services to help utilize food not consumed on set (key to sustainability guidelines)

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to expand your business and connect with the thriving film community in Simcoe County. Mark your calendars and join us on September 14th!