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

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