Ontario Green Screen

Ontario Green Screen

Community Meeting

Please join us for the inaugural community meeting of Ontario Green Screen. The recently launched OGS will be virtually hosting our first community meeting for all interested individuals who would like to find out more about OGS, sustainable production practices and how you can be part of the green solution in Ontario. At this meeting, we will provide an overview of what Ontario Green Screen is working towards and how Ontario Green Screen can help assist you in implementing sustainable practices into your daily work. We will also be asking for your input into key sustainability questions related to the Film and TV industry.

Date: Thursday November 26, 2020
1:00pm to 2:00pm (ET)

Register Here

Call for Applications: Ontario Green Screen, Program Manager

Ontario Green Screen is hiring a Program Manager to lead, manage and administer the delivery of the Ontario Green Screen initiative. This position is a short term contract split into two phases. The first phase is from December 2020 to March 2021 and the second phase is from April 2021 to March 2022. If you are interested in a challenging role working with public and private sector partners and have experience in the Film and TV industry or expertise in environmental sciences and/or program management, please visit this link for details regarding the Invitation to Quote (ITQ) procurement process.

Job Posting: November 9, 2020
Closing Date: November 30, 2020 11:59pm (ET)

Apply Here

About Us

In 2019, Ontario Creates engaged a sustainability working group comprised of interested industry organizations, service providers, unions, guilds and individual stakeholders. The results of the consultations were clear. The industry was actively looking for tools and training resources for sustainable film production practices, pathways to lower carbon emissions, reduced waste and a means to incorporate sustainable on-set management across the film and television sector.

Ontario Green Screen is the collaborative initiative between government, industry partners, unions, guilds, trade associations and companies that endeavours to make lasting change in the industry and to empower individuals, production companies and studios to make sustainable choices.

Ontario Green Screen Mission Provide the tools necessary to empower the motion picture industry in Ontario to incorporate and scale up environmentally sustainable best practices that lead to the well-being of our environment.

Ontario Green Screen Vision Ontario Green Screen envisions a robust industry that thrives through its commitment to environmental stewardship, made possible by a non-political partnership of industry stakeholders and government partners across the province.

Governance Ontario Green Screen is co-chaired by the Ontario Creates Film Commissioner and an elected/nominated industry co-chair. The co-chairs work with an advisory committee of partners to prioritize and deliver project initiatives and to reach goals set out by the multi-year strategic plan.

Advisory Committee Members

Justin Cutler, Ontario Film Commissioner (Co-Chair)
Marcia Douglas, Senior Director, Business Affairs - CMPA (Co-Chair)

Rebecca Applebaum - ACTRA Toronto
Michael Ciuffini – City of Brampton
Carmen Ford - City of Mississauga
Magali Simard – City of Toronto
Jennifer Kiefaber –DGC
Corine Hiebert- Cinespace
Andy Micallef – Entertainment Partners Canada
Cynthia Lynch – FilmOntario
Anne Paynter – IATSE 411
Beth Nobes – IATSE 667
Jacqui Hemingway – IATSE 873
Peggy Kyriakidou – NABET 700-M UNIFOR
Chris Dunn- Ontario Creates
Lidia Ragusa – Pinewood Toronto
Mary Anne Waterhouse – Quadrant
Clara George -Sim
Neishaw Ali –Spin VFX
David Hardy – William F. White International Inc.