Go Behind the Scenes
Canada’s largest Doors Open event and one of the three largest Doors Open events in the world, Toronto’s version is a free annual event held on the last weekend of May. The event offers residents and visitors an opportunity to take a peek behind the doors of significant buildings across the city, many of which are normally off limits to the public.
Film: The Great Romance
For 2018, Doors Open Toronto will shine the spotlight on the city’s film and television industry. Visit historic cinemas, film and television studios, post-production houses, digital media studios, artist-run centres as well as buildings that have been featured in famous movies and television shows.
With approximately 1,400 on-location film, television and digital media productions taking place in the city each year, Toronto is North America’s third largest screen-based production centre and the heart of Canada’s film and television sector.
The program features historic cinemas (like the Fox Theatre), film and television studios (Citytv building, post-production houses, digital media studios, artist-run centres (LIFT) and film training schools. The program also highlights buildings that have been featured in film and television, many of which are often not open to the public