Saskatchewan Film & Photography Production Services
Are you a media company, brand, ad agency or production company looking for film / photography production support or shooting crew in Saskatchewan? We have fully vetted, locally based fixers, service producers, directors, DP’s, videographers, cameramen, photographers, sound operators, production drivers, and a range of other film crew. Contact us for referrals, questions, cost estimates and references.
Want to know more about shooting in Saskatchewan? See below for an introduction to Saskatchewan locations, permits, when to shoot, crew, equipment, studios, tax incentives, and film friendly hotels.
Saskatchewan Film Locations
Saskatchewan is best known for its vast prairies broken up by river valleys and low-lying hills. Home to over 50,000 farms, Saskatchewan offers filmmakers and photographers many wheat, barley, oats, rye, canola and sunflower fields. In the north of the province, Prince Albert National Park has large areas of forest that are home to wolves, moose and caribou. Heading south, the Grasslands National Park has elk and deer. The province has over 100,000 lakes. In the far north you can find the otherworldly Athabasca Sand Dunes. Saskatoon and Regina are the largest cities and Saskatchewan’s main entry points by air. Remai Modern Art Gallery of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon.
Saskatchewan has hosted films such as Rufus, The Messengers, Sleepwalking, Surveillance, and Just Friends.
Saskatchewan Film Location Permits
Proof of insurance is required for permission to film at public locations in Regina. Please contact us for location specific information.
When To Shoot?
Saskatchewan winters are long, dark and very cold with snow on the ground from November to March. Spring (April to May) is mild. Summers (June to September) are hot and dry with up to 18 hours of sunlight in the north of the province. Most crops are harvested in August / September. Fall (October to November) is mild.
The Canadian Challenge Sled Dog Race takes place in Prince Albert during May every year.
Saskatchewan Tax Incentives For Filming
Tax Incentives. Saskatchewan offers a non-refundable tax credit of 25% on qualifying Saskatchewan spend. This can be added to the Canada Federal Tax Incentive which is 16% on qualifying Canadian labor spend.
Saskatchewan Film Crews & Equipment
Saskatchewan has hard working crews that are experienced in working efficiently in cold weather conditions. Some standard equipment can be found locally and the rest can be brought in from Calgary or Toronto.
Contact us if you are looking for a director, DP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, or any other film crew for your shoot in Saskatchewan.
Studios. Saskatchewan Production Studios.
Saskatchewan Film-Friendly Accommodation
Accommodation. Please contact us for recommended film friendly hotels in Saskatoon, Regina, Moose Jaw and other areas of Saskatchewan.
Down Time. Power down at a lake house or farm stay.
Projects. For an example of TV commercials, stills campaigns, online content, corporate videos, virtual reality 360 content, feature films, TV series and documentaries shot in Saskatchewan, please see below:
Hire Saskatchewan Production Support & Shooting Crew
If you are looking for a film or photographic production service company, line producer or fixer for your shoot in Saskatchewan, please contact us.
If you are looking for a shooting crew for your shoot in Saskatchewan, such as a director, DoP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, please contact us.
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