Films & Music

Feature Films Shot on The Danforth

Film, television & music productions that have been shot in locations within our BIA as compiled by the Toronto Film & Television Office include:

ChicagoChicago

2003 Oscar Winner for:
Best Picture - Best Supporting Actress (Catherine Zeta Jones)
Best Art Direction - Best Costume - Best Film Editing

Type : Feature
Year Shot : 2001-2002
Production Company : The Loop Films Ltd / The Loop Productions Inc - US
Place Represented : Chicago, 1920s
Toronto Location(s) : Gooderham & Worts, Queen's Park Legislative Building, Front St W btw Yonge St & Bay St, Casa Loma, Elgin Theatre, Canada Life Building - University Av, Danforth Music Hall , Osgoode Hall, Old City Hall

 

How to Lose a Guy in 10 DaysHow to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Type: Feature Film
Year Shot : 2002
Production Company : Viacom Inc /HTL Productions Inc / Lynda Obst Productions -US
Place Represented : New York City
Toronto Location(s) : Allen's - Danforth Av, 2 Wellesley Pl, Bloor Cinema, Trainers Gym - Bathurst St

 

5454

Type : Feature
Year Shot : 1997
Production Company : Miramax
Place Represented : New York City
Toronto Location(s) : 107 Atlantic Av, Hillsdale Ave E, Casa Loma, Danforth Music Hall - 147 Danforth Av , Drake Hotel - 1150 Queen St. W, Marine Terminal 28, Tulip Restaurant - 1606 Queen St E.

 

Bullet Proof MonkBulletproof Monk

Type : Feature
Year Shot : 2002
Production Company : Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Place Represented : New York City
Toronto Location(s) : Music Hall - 147 Danforth Av , others

 

FocusFocus

Type : Feature
Year Shot : 2000
Production Company : Focus Productions / a Division of 3030708 Nova Scotia Company -US
Place Represented : New York City, 1940s
Toronto Location(s) : 2 Temperance St, Bank of Montreal - 302 Bay St, High Park, 10 Adelaide St E, Dora Keogh Irish Pub - 141 Danforth Av , Campbell Av at Wallace Av, Clarke Beach, The Music Hall - 147 Danforth Av , Riverdale Park, Front St E at Cherry St

 

Life with Judy Garland: Me and My ShadowsLife with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows

Type : Miniseries / ABC
Year Shot : 2000
Production Company : Wicked Witch Productions Inc / Alliance Atlantis / Storyline -US
Place Represented : New York City (also Los Angeles and London)
Toronto Location(s) : Senator Restaurant, Royal York Hotel, Elgin Theatre, Metro United Church, George Bigliardi's Restaurant - 463 Church St, Whitney Block, Western Channel North Pier, Massey Hall, 131 Bloor St W, The Music Hall - 147 Danforth Av , Glencairn Av

 

Bojangles

Type : TV Movie / Showtime
Year Shot : 2000
Production Company : Viacom Inc / Bojangles Productions Ltd / Dufferin Gate Productions -US
Place Represented : New York City, 1930s (also Chicago & Toronto)
Toronto Location(s) : Elgin Theatre, Gooderham & Worts, Danforth Music Hall - 147 Danforth Av , 2 Temperance St, Silver Dollar, Queen St E at Sherbourne St, Albany Club, Queens Park

 

Walter and Henry

Type : TV Movie / Showtime
Year Shot : 2000
Production Company : Walter and Henry Productions Ltd / Dufferin Gate Productions Inc / Showtime Networks / Hallmark Entertainment -US
Place Represented : Brooklyn and Morristown
Toronto Location(s) : Queens Park, St Joseph Health Centre, Lever Pond's - Sunlight Park Rd, St James Park, Modern Auto - 889 Queen St E, Yorkville Public Library, TD Centre, Metro United Church, Royal Ontario Museum, Bay Subway Station, Toronto General Hospital, The Music Hall - Danforth Av

 

Hemingway vs. Callaghan

Type : Miniseries / CBC
Year Shot : 2002
Production Company : Shaftesbury Canlit II Inc / Shaftesbury Films Inc
Place Represented : Paris, 1920s (also Toronto)
Toronto Location(s) : Osgoode Hall, Gooderham & Worts, Courthouse - Adelaide St E, 10 Adelaide St E, Left Bank - Queen St W, Acadia Art & Rare Books - Queen St E, Café Brussel - Danforth Av Canada

 

For more information about producing films and obtaining permits in Toronto, please visit the Toronto Film and Television Office Online .

Past Concerts at the Danforth Music Hall

The following musicians played at the historic theatre & concert hall in the 80s and 90s:

The Police
James Brown
Duran Duran
Pat Benatar
Tom Waits
Bruce Cockburn
Barenaked Ladies
The Tea Party
Blue Rodeo
Harry Connick Jr.
Jane Siberry

Thrill of the Grill 2016

Thrill of the Grill 2016 is set for Saturday, July 9, noon to 4-pm on the Danforth.

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