Toronto Film, Television and Digital Media Board

Meeting No. 17   Contact Jennifer Pitt, Committee Secretary
Meeting Date Monday, April 23, 2018
  Phone 416-395-7352
Start Time 9:30 AM
Location Committee Room 1, City Hall
  Chair   Councillor Paula Fletcher  

 Toronto Film, Television, and Digital Media Board

Councillor Paula Fletcher (Chair)

Jonathan Ahee (Co-Chair)

Neishaw Ali

Maxine Bailey

Douglas Barrett

David Carter

Ken Dhaliwal


Victoria Harding

David Hardy

Alistair Hepburn

Sarah Ker-Hornell

Councillor Norman Kelly

Cynthia Lynch

Louis Major


Peter Miller

Jim Mirkopoulos

Monty Montgomerie

Roger Nair

Wendy Noss

Councillor Jaye Robinson

Warren Ross

Jennifer Stewart


Members of Council and Staff: Please keep this agenda and the accompanying material until the meeting dealing with these matters has ended.


Special Assistance for Members of the Public: City staff can arrange for special assistance with some advance notice. If you need special assistance, please call 416-395-7352, TTY 416-338-0889 or e-mail


Closed Meeting Requirements: If the Film Board wants to meet in closed session (privately), a member of the Committee must make a motion to do so and give the reason why the Committee has to meet privately (City of Toronto Act, 2006).


Notice to people writing or making presentations to the Film Board: The City of Toronto Act, 2006 and the City of Toronto Municipal Code authorize the City of Toronto to collect any personal information in your communication or presentation to City Council or its committees. The City collects this information to enable it to make informed decisions on the relevant issue(s). If you are submitting letters, faxes, e-mails, presentations or other communications to the City, you should be aware that your name and the fact that you communicated with the City will become part of the public record and will appear on the City’s website. The City will also make your communication and any personal information in it - such as your postal address, telephone number or e-mail address - available to the public.


Many Committee, Board, and Advisory Body meetings are broadcast live over the internet for the public to view. If you speak at the meeting you will appear in the video broadcast. Video broadcasts are archived and continue to be publicly available.


If you want to learn more about why and how the City collects your information, write to the City Clerk's Office, City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto ON M5H 2N2 or call 416-395-7352.


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Declarations of Interest under the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act


Confirmation of Minutes - February 5, 2018


Speakers/Presentations - A complete list will be distributed at the meeting.








Ward: All 

Toronto Film, Television, and Digital Media Board 2017 Year in Review

Updates from the Co-chair, Toronto Film, Television, and Digital Media Board.

Background Information
(April 23, 2018) 2017 Toronto Film, Television & Digital Media Board Accomplishments/Activities





Ward: All 

Options for Film Studio Infrastructure

Update by General Manager, Economic Development and Culture, and CreateTO on:


a. Pinewood Studios/Bell Media;


b. Cinespace Studios / PortsToronto;


c. Showline Activation; and


d. Port Lands additional sites.





Ward: All 

Update on xoTO Schools Pilot Project

Update from the Chair, Toronto Film, Television, and Digital Media Board.





Ward: All 

Film Commissioner and Staff Updates

Updates from the Film Commissioner and Director of Entertainment Industries and the Film Sector Development Officer, Film and Entertainment Industries.





Ward: All 

Update and Minutes of the February 21, 2018 meeting of the Infrastructure, Business and Inter-sector Development Working Group

Update and Minutes of the February 21, 2018 meeting of the Infrastructure, Business and Inter-sector Development Working Group.

Background Information
(February 21, 2018) Minutes of the Toronto Film, Television, and Digital Media Board Working Committee: Infrastructure, Business and Inter-Sector Development Notes and Agreements





Ward: All 

Next Meeting Reminder - June 4, 2018

A reminder from the Chair, Toronto Film, Television, and Digital Media Board.