Ontario Green Screen

Ontario Green Screen has compiled a list of relevant links and resources that you may find helpful.

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We're funded by the industry, allowing us to make our tools, training and resources totally free to use.
CAFTCAD Wardrobe Sale
The CAFTCAD Movie Wardrobe Sale is a great chance for shoppers to get one-of-a-kind pieces that have been used in productions filmed in the city.
Craigslist provides local classifieds and forums for jobs, housing, for sale, services, local community, and events.
Diabetes Canada
Canada’s largest charitable clothing and small household goods collection service and the social enterprise of Diabetes Canada.
Digital Canaries
We are a filmmaker’s playground. Whether you’re looking to shoot your next feature, short, show, commercial, music video, or branded content, we’ve got you covered. Each location contains both standing sets and blank canvases. We are your turn-key solution for film projects. Need props or wardrobe to bring your vision to life? We’ve got easily a million items available to rent. Come shop our props!
DGC Green
The DGC has a central role to play in making the Canadian film & television industry’s ecosystem more sustainable. The work of the National Sustainability & Climate Action Committee is guided by three pillars: Lead, Empower, Advocate.
Earth Group
We’re a social enterprise (and B Corp) that exists entirely to provide food, water & education to children globally. This is done in partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) by funding school meal programmes, and we've funded nearly 4 million school meals for children through the sale of our products.
Doc Society: Green Documentary Protocol Doc Society is a UK based non-profit organization founded in 2005, committed to enabling great documentary films and connecting them to audiences globally. Recently they released their Green Documentary Protocol tool that can help documentary producers make sustainable choices in their production practices.
Environmental Media Association Green Seal
The EMA Green Seal is a recognition program honouring progress in sustainable production practices.
FaceBook Marketplace
Buy or sell new and used items easily on Facebook Marketplace, locally or from businesses.
FTVTV Facebook Group
This group has been created for Film Industry Professionals in the GTA to facilitate buying, trading, selling, borrowing or renting their used or surplus equipment for any film department.
Furniture Bank
Furniture Bank is a registered charity and social enterprise which redistributes gently-used furniture and housewares from donors in the community to families and individuals experiencing furniture poverty.
Green Production Guide (PGA)
A guide to sustainable production. Developed by film industry leaders with environmental expertise. The green production guide offers tools, resources and green vendors you need to help reduce the environmental impact of your production.
Green Spark Group
Green Spark Group is a full service sustainability agency, leading the industry through it’s evolution towards sustainable practices. GSG offers Training & Education, On-set Consulting, Program Management and more.
Green Standards
Green Standards sustainably manages the resale, recycling, and donation of office furniture and equipment.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
If you have construction materials that need a second life, donate them to a Habitat ReStore. If you're not sure if something will be accepted, simply call ahead and someone will gladly assist you. Many ReStores also offer pickup. Visit your local Habitat's website or call them to learn more.
Kijiji is Canada’s largest classifieds site with millions of live ads with a wide range of categories. Kijiji provides a platform that connects Canadians, helping them to buy great items in their community, make money off unused possessions cluttering up houses, and help the country waste less.
NYC Film Green
NYC Film Green is the first sustainability program for the film and television industry in the United States administered by a government agency. NYC Film Green is a voluntary program that enables productions engaging in environmentally-conscious practices to apply for and receive recognition for their efforts.
Ontario Production Guide
The Ontario Production Guide is the most comprehensive guide to goods and services for Ontario's film and television production industry. OPG allows you to search for green vendors and services with a click of a button.
Partners in Project Green
Partners in Project Green’s Material Exchange program facilitates the exchange of material generated within our stakeholder community (businesses and non-profit groups) to divert waste from landfill and move towards a circular economy. Through the Material Exchange program, businesses and non-profit organizations provide information about material they would like to offer or receive. Partners in Project Green staff then facilitate interactions between participants to complete and promote successful exchanges.
Production Resources Hamilton Facebook Group
Hamilton is full of creative, talented and resourceful people. This private Facebook group is a hub for sharing what we have and know and asking for what we don't. Looking for production equipment, tents, tables, chairs, crew, stage managers, designers, contacts, props, sets, supplies, accommodations
Production Resources Toronto Facebook Group
This private Facebook group connects film industry resources and talent and services within the GTA. This group is a platform for sharing what we have and know, and asking for what we don't. Looking for crew, stage managers, designers, contacts, props, sets, equipment, supplies, accommodations.
Ready Set Recycle
Ready Set Recycle is a web-based company where entertainment professionals, shops, shows and production houses can post all their soon to be discarded sets, props, costumes and materials, so they can be sold or given away and reused.
Reel Green
The Reel Green initiative is part of Creative BC. It's goal is to empower and inspire productions to innovate and implement sustainable production practices.
Rethink Resource
Rethink Resource finds innovative solutions to complex waste challenges. They help clients be both environmentally and fiscally sustainable, by diverting waste from landfill and contributing to a circular economy. Providing customized and real-time diversion reports for clients, allowing them to show the impact they are making as stewards of the environment.
Salvation Army Thrift Store
Donating gently used clothing, textiles and household items today will make a difference in someone’s life tomorrow! Give hope to those in need by looking in your closets, homes, and hearts.
Second Harvest
Second Harvest’s food rescue program is designed to offer a seamless pathway for businesses, non-profits and others to reduce unsold surplus food, decreasing overhead costs and lessening their environmental footprint.
Second Harvest - How to cancel an donation This video will walk you through the steps on how to cancel a food donation
Second Harvest - How to set up a reoccurring donation This video will demonstrate how to set up a reoccurring donation in the food rescue app.
Second Harvest - How to make a food donation This video will provide step by step instruction on how to make a food donation through the Second Harvest Food Rescue App.
Sustainable Media
A guide to sustainable production. Developed by film industry leaders with environmental expertise.
The Prop Room
The Prop Room is Toronto’s leading antique and period prop house / rental company.
Toronto Disposal
Toronto Disposal has a large inventory of exterior film props. This includes used building materials, street furniture, and reclaimed and salvaged items available for sale and rental. Large and small orders are welcome for most items
Value Village
As champions of reuse, Value Village is committed to keeping one-of-a-kind finds out of landfills. They know that with every thrift purchase or decluttering drop-off, you’re helping protect the planet and supporting your community. Value Village runs one of the most robust recycling and upcycling programs in the world and stand firmly in support of the circular economy.
Wiseacre offers a concentrated selection of assets for production to rent. From props, set dressing, costumes, greens, backdrops, rigging & production support equipment. Production can be a wasteful process, Wiseacre Rentals helps to up-cycle materials as much as possible.