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Film Office reports banner year for film and TV production in Kingston

The Kingston Film Office has reported that 2021 saw the highest level of production in Kingston to date. Filming for the Paramount production, Mayor of Kingstown, represented the largest hosted production in the city, and the series will premier on Paramount Plus later this month. Since the Kingston Film Office,

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Murdoch Mysteries season premiere had Kingston masquerading as Montreal

Anyone who tuned in to the season 15 Premier of Murdoch Mysteries last night on CBC got an eyeful of Kingston scenery. Scenes for the popular detective series were filmed locally in May, though the public was discouraged from attending the locations due to the ongoing restrictions and safety protocols

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New pop culture trivia game show to film in Kingston

Pop Whiz, a new trivia game show airing on GameTV, is inviting local teenagers between the ages of 13-17 to audition for a chance to be on national TV. The game show will be filming in Kingston later this month. The trivia show will engage Canadian teenagers and test their

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Coming-of-age film ‘Verona’ to begin shooting this month

The town of Verona will become a film set this June featuring local establishments, homes, and people thanks to Verona native, Sebastian Back. Back came across Telefilm Canada’s Talent Fund-supported Talent to Watch Program, which finances emerging content creators who are recent alumni of a partner educational institution. As graduates

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Murdoch Mysteries to shoot scenes in historic downtown Kingston

This spring has seen an influx of production companies filming scenes and series’ in and around Kingston. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, and the heightened safety measures around film crews and sets, Kingston is a veritable hubbub of activity, according to the Kingston Film Office. Two productions are in various stages

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Background performers needed for two productions filming at Kingston Pen

Kingston will be hosting film crews again this year at Kingston Penitentiary. Two productions, Paramount’s “The Mayor of Kingstown” and Amazon’s “Reacher” will be filming scenes locally during the spring and summer of 2021. The Mayor of Kingstown is a new series co-created by Hugh Dillon. No official details have

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Kingston Pen ‘perfect location’ for Star Trek: Discovery scenes

Star Trek: Discovery fans will see the familiar stone architecture of Kingston Penitentiary in this week’s episode of the sci-fi series. A year ago, cast and film crews spent two weeks here in Kingston, filming scenes for Season 3’s Episode 11, which will be available to watch at 9 p.m.

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Filmmaker Mike Downie explores outbreak on the Diamond Princess

A luxury cruise ship, the Diamond Princess, was swept up in the tragedy of the unfolding coronavirus pandemic. The experiences of this ship, and its passengers and crew, provided an early look at the symptoms and transmission of this novel virus, and now these experiences are being told through a

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Locke and Key filming brings economic benefit to the Kingston community

Over the weekend, the Kingston Film Office hosted the popular Netflix series Locke and Key in Springer Market Square. They were reported to be filming scenes for the upcoming season of the drama series. While details have been kept confidential at the request of the Production, the Kingston Film Office

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Prepare for parking closures downtown during filming of Locke & Key

A flurry of activity in and around Springer Market Square has had Kingstonians speculating over just what is going on. Kingstonist has confirmed with crew members on the ground that Netflix is filming scenes for Season Two of Locke & Key. Locke & Key is a fantasy series which follows

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Kingston-made music videos premiere today

One of the many events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic was the Kingston Canadian Film Festival, which was to celebrate its 20th anniversary in March. Of its many film screenings, concerts, and other events, one of the most anticipated events was the Local Music Video Showcase, which was to

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Murdoch Mysteries episode shot in Kingston premieres tonight

Whether you’re a fan of the CBC hit drama Murdoch Mysteries or just a fan of all things Kingston, you’ll want to tune in tonight to see the episode of the show filmed entirely in the Limestone City. The 13-season television series set in the early 20th century filmed here

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