Edmonton is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city with a population of one million people and a screen-friendly attitude.
Edmonton has served as the setting for countless film and television projects in a wide array of genres and formats. The city has also been featured as the backdrop for several video games, such as MDK2HD. Whether you want to live, work or play here, there’s something for everyone in Edmonton.Explore Locations
Project and Venture Financing
You’re not alone in your creative journey, as the ESIO provides funding options and rebate programs. There are also tax credit and grant programs available through the Government of Alberta. Edmonton is a world leader in screen media financing opportunities and we can help you find what works best for your project.Learn more
Edmonton is a community of arts lovers and has a deep history in video game development. Edmonton video game companies have developed some of the most popular titles in the world, including Mass Effect, Dragon Age, Axis and Allies, Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights and so much more.
With several AAA studios and a vibrant indie developer scene, Edmonton is an epicenter and incubator of electronic game development and our programming and design community is expanding every year.
When it comes to film and television production, Edmonton is also no stranger to hosting productions of any size. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Good Luck Chuck and Draw! as well as many low budget genre films have been filmed in Edmonton.Learn more
ESIO Annual Survey
The Edmonton Screen Industry Office (ESIO) has once again asked Nordicity to conduct a short, confidential survey to…Read More
Film & Screen Year-End Celebration
On November 24, 2022, the Edmonton Screen Industries Office (ESIO) and the Film and Video Arts Society Alberta (FAVA) will host an end-of-the-year celebration for all across the screen media industries and those that support them. This opportunity brings the community together in one room to harness inspiration, creativity, and support for one another.Read More
2023 Early Stage Project & Market Access Grant Recipients
The 2023 Early Stage Project & Market Access Grants were awarded to: Make sure to check our social…Read More
New Board Directors
Tarick Ahmad is the Chief Technology Officer for the Workers’ Compensation Board – Alberta. Prior to this, he…Read More