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Get permits, community acceptance for film shoots

Thursday, October 13, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Ken Dhaliwal and Benjamin Iscoe

This summer Toronto again saw a steady flow of film productions coming north of the border to shoot — the Flatliners sequel starring Ellen Page and Kiefer Sutherland, Anon, starring Clive Owen and Amanda Seyfried and Downsizing, starring Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig (just to name a few).

There is no shortage of tantalizing articles discussing the stars of these films, but we’re going to discuss something just as important if not as glamorous — permits. One of Ben’s first film clients was a short film...