Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 19, 2006
With the coming of the Toronto International Film Festival, the eyes and attention of cinephiles all over the world are focused on Hollywood North.
With a rich and diverse array of talented and knowledgeable professionals, Toronto and all of Canada, have become sought after locations for national and international film productions. Now, with a few clicks, talent agencies and casting directors have access to this incredible pool of talent on-line at http://www.hollywoodnorth.com.
This popular service allows industry professionals to search for the talent they require for their production, right from the comfort of their home or office. With advanced search engine capabilities, this site makes finding the right person efficient and cost effective by alleviating time consuming and expensive casting calls. Conduct targeted searches for the talent your production needs in Toronto’s vast and growing film industry.
According to the Toronto Film and Television office, founded in 1979, Toronto is a major production centre supporting 25,000 jobs in the City and generating nearly one billion dollars into the local economy annually. In a very short time, Toronto has become a cost competitive production centre that is equipped to provide the industry with a full scope of services and facilities from pre-production to post-production.
The film industry is one of the city's largest employers. Approximately $898 million worth of film and television productions were shot in the City of Toronto in 2005 comprised of major productions at $773 million, commercials at $120 million and finally music videos at $4 million.
Toronto also boasts a wide range of contrasting locations from historic to futuristic and from urban to natural. Producers have discovered that this, in combination with favourable exchange rates and labour tax credits available in Ontario, make bringing a production to Toronto a profitable investment.
About Hollywood North:
Hollywood North helps actors, models, casting directors and talent agents communicate more efficiently with each other. These talented professionals have the ability to create personal portfolios that include photographs for the talent industry to access. Hollywood North offers a variety of benefits to the film community and its refreshing content keeps pace with the entertainment industry.
Hollywood North has over 10,000 acting and modeling portfolios from across Canada, United States and United Kingdom.
We are on the web at http://www.hollywoodnorth.com