In the news: Toronto productions booming

From Bill Brioux of the Toronto Star:

  • The stars film among us
    Lost Girl, which stars New Brunswick native Anna Silk (the same-sex temptation last season on Being Erica) as a crime-fighting succubus, just wrapped production in a warehouse in south Etobicoke, a designer shoe’s throw from Sherway Gardens. It’s a perfect home for Lost Girl, says Mohan. Multi-million-dollar studios like Filmport on the eastern lakefront are great for big-budget feature productions, he says, but for today’s $1- to $2-million-per-episode TV budgets, “it’s better to get an vacant 30,000- to 35,000-square-foot warehouse at the right price somewhere out in the west end.” Read more.