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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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Kingston Film Office announces 15 local music video productions

In a packed the Tir Nan Og Irish pub in downtown Kingston, Alex Jansen, business development manager for the Kingston Film Office, was absolutely buzzing with excitement along with the over 120 people on hand. The pub was filled on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 with those from local production companies,

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Star Trek: Discovery season three filming wraps up at Kingston Pen

For the past two weeks, behind the walls of Kingston Penitentiary, something special has been happening. There, the cast and crew of CBS’s Star Trek: Discovery have been filming for the show’s upcoming season three. The seventh series in the Star Trek franchise, Discovery was launched in 2017 and is

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Kingston Film Office announces music video funding

The Kingston Film Office is working with local video production companies on the creation of music videos for Kingston area musicians. Alex Jansen, film commissioner, announced today that musicians are invited to contact one of the selected local video production companies that have partnered with the Kingston Film Office for

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