New Film Being Shot In Greater Sudbury
McGuinty Government Invests In Northern Film Industry
The production of another feature film in Greater Sudbury will fuel the continued growth of the community's film industry strengthening the local economy and creating jobs.
With the support of the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), Nutthouse Moving Pictures is producing the horror thriller, Phase One. It is currently being shot at various venues in the city.The film is about two college friends who sign up to test a new allergy drug product to earn money, but find out that the product is much more than expected. The story revolves around the impact on the bodies and minds of the group that is isolated in the test facility.
- The NOHFC is investing $1 million in the production of this film.
- The NOHFC has made significant investments in other movies filmed in Greater Sudbury such as Shania: A Life In Eight Albums and Killing Zelda Sparks as well as critically acclaimed television productions such as Chilly Beach and Meteo+.
- Since October 2003, the NOHFC has invested more than $21 million to 41 film development and production projects throughout Northern Ontario.
“We are very pleased to support the work of a young local producer who is creating an exciting movie using the resources and advantages provided by our burgeoning entertainment sector.”
“The McGuinty government continues to promote the growth of the film industry throughout Northern Ontario by investing in exciting projects such as this one.”