Cameras on the street in Port Hope

The Municipality of Port Hope welcomes inquiries for film production. Our recently updated Film Policy was created to assist location consultants in selecting the perfect location for their production. Our authentic main street, heritage homes, and camera-friendly vistas beckon film makers from around the globe.

Apply for a film permit

Fill out the film permit application and submit it to our Marketing division. Please email us or call 905-885-2004 with any questions that you might have, or to discuss your upcoming project.

Apply for a Film Permit 

Road Occupancy Permit

If your filming inquiry requires any road activity including but not limited to; moving cameras, intermittent traffic control, parking, etc. you are required to complete a Road Occupancy Permit per each location to accompany the film permit. 

Apply for a Road Occupancy Permit 

Upcoming filming projects:

There are currently no filming projects in Port Hope.

Would you like to list your property as a potential filming location?

The Ontario Media Development Corporation is an agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture, and Sport. Serving the function of the Ontario Film Commission, the agency's Industry Development Group helps attract domestic and foreign production to Ontario by promoting the advantages of the province as a filming location and post-production center. To do so, the department runs the OMDC Location Database, a resource of digital photo files representing over 10,000 Ontario shooting locations.

If you are interested in having your property/home listed on the OMDC digital locations library, you can either contact them at or 416-314-6858 or visit their digital locations library website to register your property.

Impact on filming in Port Hope

The increased community spending in Port Hope is a benefit that occurs in all areas of the Municipality, especially in the areas of:

  • Restaurants
  • Accommodations
  • Extras/Residents
  • Local Supplies
  • Location Costs
  • Security

Local Contacts

While filming in Port Hope, please consider using our local businesses and suppliers. For a list of local options, visit our Business Directory.

Business Directory