As Canada’s fourth-largest production jurisdiction, Calgary has award-winning talent and crews, globally competitive incentives, infrastructure and world-renowned locations. It’s no wonder Calgary is a location of choice for local, national and international filmmakers who are inspired to bring their stories to the world – and the podium.

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We deliver production services and support for local, national and international screen industries. We have digital image packages and on-the-ground scouting services, a library of diverse locations and production resources, and a team dedicated to providing the connections and regional advice required to film in southern Alberta. In addition, we provide a one-window access for all City of Calgary location permits and approvals. 

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Production support

The following is a list of Calgary region based companies that cater to the Film & TV industry.
These companies are available to filmmakers and producers looking to work in the Calgary region.

Accommodations

Aloft Calgary University
403.289.1973
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Alt Hotel Calgary East Village 
587.441.6635
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Calgary Marriott Hotel
403.266.7331
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Corporate Suites Calgary
403.244.2666
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Courtyard by Marriott Calgary South
587.349.7599
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 Deerfoot Inn & Casino
403.236.7529
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Delta Calgary Downtown
403.266.1980
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ExecSuite Inc.
1.800.667.4980
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Heritage Inn
1.888.888.4374
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Hilton Garden Inn Calgary Downtown
587.352.2020
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Homewood Suites Downtown Calgary
587.352.5500
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Hotel Arts
403.266.4611
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Hotel Blackfoot
403.252.2253
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Hotel Le Germain Calgary
1.877.362.8990
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Hyatt Place Calgary Airport
587.747.1234
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Hyatt Regency Calgary
403.717.1234 
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Holiday Inn & Suites South Conference Centre
403.930.8602
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International Hotel of Calgary
403.265.9600
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Kensington Riverside Inn
403.228.4442
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Premier Suites - Western Ltd.
403.313.0210
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River Valley Luxury Havens
403.420.5881
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Regency Suites Hotel
403.231.1000
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Residence Inn by Marriott Calgary South
587.349.8633
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Sheraton by Four Points Calgary West
403.288.4441
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Sheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire
403.266.7200
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Staybridge Suites Calgary Airport
403.204.7829
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The Fairmont Palliser
403.262.1234
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Urban Suites
403-229-9155
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Westley Hotel
403.764.6262
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Westin Hotel
403.266.1611
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Alberta Film Commission

Alberta Film Commissioner
780.422.8581
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Location and Production Services Support
403.297.6241
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Alberta Film Incentives

Film Development Office, Alberta Film Funding
780.422.8584
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Animal Talent

Jarret Productions Ltd.
403.813.8992

John Scott Motion Picture Animals
403.816.0001
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Instinct for Film
1.877.455.5866
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Stunts Canada
604.299.7050
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Animations & VFX

Cadmark Technologies
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Creative Fields
403.561.7403
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Jump Studios
403.277.5867
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META Productions
403.589.6932
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New Machine Studios
403.262.2668
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Solid Green Design
403.228.3141
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Studio Dialog
403.668.9130
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Tribal Imaging
403.240.0444
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Quickdraw Animation Society
403.261.5767
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3D Epix
403.464.8271
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Archives & Research

Glenbow Museum
403.268.4100
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Museum of the Regiments
403.410.2340
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Provincial Archives of Alberta
780.427.1750
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Associations, Unions, Guilds

ACTRA Alberta
403.228.3123
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Alberta Music Industry Association
587.955.9551
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AMPIA
780.944.0707
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Calgary Musicians Association
403.264.6610
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CSIF - Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers
587.324.0417
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Director’s Guild of Canada – Alberta
403.217.8672
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ELEVATE™ Graphic Design Inc.
604.880.4114
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EMMedia
403.263.2833
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IATSE Local 212
403.250.2199
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IATSE Local 669
778.330.1669
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Quickdraw Animation Society
403.261.5767
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Teamsters Local 362
403.259.4608
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WIFT-A - Women in Film & Television - Alberta
403.685.5236
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Audio Production & Post-Production

Propeller Studios Inc.
403.258.0207
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Six Degrees Studios Inc.
403.216.9911
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Stardust Event Group
403.288.2728
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Sync Spot - Digital Audio Post
403.228.2199
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The Beach Advanced Audio Production Inc.
403.237.6267

Audio Supplies

Freeman Audio Visual Canada
403.235.1563
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Camera Rentals, Sales & Services

Matrix Video Communications Corp.
403.640.4490
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Panavision Canada Corp.
403.246.7267
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The Camera Store
403.234.9935
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Costumes & Supplies

Alberta Boot Company Inc.
403.263.4623
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Amy Brewster
403.869.3181
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Lillian Messer, Theatre Calgary Head of Props
403.294.7440, ext. 1305
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911 Supply
403.287.1911
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Educational Programs - Film

Alberta College of Art + Design 
403.284.7600

The Banff Centre
403.762.6100

Mount Royal University
403.440.6111

Red Deer College
403.342.3400

Reel Canada
416.642.5796
Toll-free: 1.855.733.5709

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
403.284.8543

University of Calgary
402.220.6207

Equipment - LX & Grip

B&E Electronic Supply
403.243.7211

MTM Equipment Rentals Ltd.
403.276.1505

Wildrose Lighting Ltd.
403.289.2121

WF White International Inc.
403.279.2693

Health and Safety

Feature Health & Safety
780.201.7189
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Northwest Fire Rescue & Training
780.777.4688
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Realign Massage Therapy
403.708.8232
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Resolve Medical Clinics
855.578.9906 ext. 388
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Insurance

AMA
1.800.615.5897
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Broker Link
403.209.6300
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Dejong's Insurance Services Ltd.
403.245.1192
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Easy Cover
1.844.439.2683
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Front Row Insurance
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Intact Insurance
403.269.7961
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Leibel Insurance
403.910.2393
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Marsh Canada Limited
403.290.7900
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Rogers Insurance
1.800.565.8132
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Zensurance
1.888.654.6030
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Legal

Mobile Film Catering

Alpine Catering
403.279.9808
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Devour Catering
403.242.0046
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Distinctive Catering
403.256.4380
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Filmworks Catering
403.255.1558

Great Events Catering
403.256.7150
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Photography & Aerial Photography

Alpine Helicopters Inc.
403.678.4802
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Caswell Aviation Ltd
403.703.1136
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Clear Blue Photo
403.909.9309
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DroneBuzz Inc.
780.934.9062
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PhilippePhotography
403.606.1462
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Prairie Rotors Inc.
403.370.9551
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Rockies Heli Canada
403.721.2100
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Yellowhouse Aerial
403.671.6407
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Post-Production & Filming

Production Companies - Film & TV

Production Services

Security

Jase Security
403.763.7825

Set Construction

Carvel Creative 
403.273.9550

Dinosaur Valley Studios (Drumheller, AB)
403.822.3782

F&D Scene Changes Ltd.
403.233.7633

Heavy Industries
403.252.6603

Louise Middleton Design
403.606.7925

Studio Y Creations
403.253-5447

Special Effects Supplies

Talent Agencies/ Casting Directors

AAB Talent Agency
403.800.0988

Dagaz Talent
403.230.3220

Travel Agencies

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Careers in film & TV

Looking for employment opportunities in the film and television industry?
Here are some places to start:

ACTRA — 403-228-3123 / actraalberta.com

Directors Guild of Canada — 403-217-8672 / dgc.ca/en/alberta

IATSE 212 — 403-250-2199 / iatse212.com

ICG Local 669 — 1-800-531-3855 (Toll Free) / cg669.com

Teamsters — 403-259-4608 / teamsters362.com

Want to get in touch?

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Lissa Craig

Manager, Creative Industries

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Erin O'Connor

Business Development Manager, Programming, Calgary Film Centre

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