Anything Goes : Hollywood Location Shooting Surges as Canadian Dollar Collapses by Amanda Toney

Amanda Toney

Hollywood Location Shooting Surges as Canadian Dollar Collapses

Falling oil prices suddenly sending the Canadian dollar below 80 cents in value compared to the American greenback has the major studios factoring in added currency savings on top of tax credits and local on-set talent when weighing whether to shoot in Canada. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/hollywood-location-shooting-surges...

Hollywood Location Shooting Surges as Canadian Dollar Collapses
Hollywood Location Shooting Surges as Canadian Dollar Collapses
A new front has opened in the battle between Toronto and Vancouver to bring Los Angeles producers to its soundstages and streets for location shooting: the plunging Canadian dollar. "Everyone is track…
Steven Fox

Very interesting. Canada is a beautiful country and has lots of different environments for filming. That kind of drop in their dollar has American production companies licking their chops. Thanks for the post.

Steve Oakley

um, it works the other way around. when your money is worth more somewhere else…the other place becomes the bargain

Steven Fox

I was referring to how American Production companies will want to film in Canada. It's cheaper and the tax credits. Such a bargin they're almost salivating.

Steven Fox

It would also help the Canadian economy.

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