My Saskatchewan includes the Film and Television Industry


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This is Business

The Film and Television industry doesn't just make sense, it makes millions.

Economic Impact

Every $1 invested in film and television brings $6 back to Saskatchewan in economic activity.

Community

Let's encourage our creative industry to continue bringing investment into Saskatchewan.

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Our Goals

In March 2012, the Government of Saskatchewan eliminated the Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit (SFETC) set to expire on June 30, 2012. The decision will significantly impact on our film, television and interactive industries in Saskatchewan as well as the support industries such as hotels, gas, construction and beyond. The Government has committed to working with SMPIA on an alternative financing structure to ensure the longevity of our industries, so please contact your MLA to share the importance of this industry in Saskatchewan.

 

Corner Gas

Corner Gas is a Saskatchewan-made television sitcom created by Tisdale native Brent Butt and produced by Verite Films. The show is ranked as one of the top Canadian television series of all time. Brent Butt shares his views on the cuts to the Film and Television Tax Credit on CBC News.      

Wapos Bay

Wapos Bay is an Gemini award-winning children’s stop motion animation series that has an interactive component and a feature film attached. They are mentioned in Doug Cuthand’s article in The Star Phoenix about how this cut affects aboriginal people playing a major role in the film industry.

45 RPM

Saskatoon native Kim Coates has appeared in Karma Film‘s feature films 45 RPM, Ferocious and Rufus (which have brought more than $6 million in production volume and approximately $4 million in Saskatchewan spend). He speaks out about the impact of the Tax Credit cut in the Leader Post.

Dolan’s Cadillac

Hunger Games star Wes Bentley performed in the Saskatchewan film Dolan’s Cadillac produced by Minds Eye Entertainment (estimated budget of $10,000,000). His strong reaction to the decision was shared by the Hollywood Reporter.