Cast & Crew Canada

Supporting your Canada-based productions for more than 20 years.



Cast & Crew Canada operates full-service offices in Toronto and greater Vancouver.

We provide a combination of legal, accounting and financing solutions including payroll processing, workers’ compensation, production-accounting software and financial services — all under one roof. For more than 40 years — and 20-plus years in Canada — we have provided services to the motion picture, television, event and commercial industries.

Cast & Crew Canada supports the Canadian industry and works both with local payroll as well as U.S. and other foreign entities operating in Canada. We offer several tailored financial services for companies conducting business in Canada, including tax-credit financing and advisement, production-incentive services and full completion bond services and advisement.

In 2015, we launched our automated payroll interface, onTime™. This hours-to-gross enhancement delivers speed and expertise for even the most complex projects.

Providing superior service and easy-to-use digital products.

One-stop-shop to manage all tax-credit needs.

Canadian tax-credit programs have very specific structural directives and require a more comprehensive service solution than in the U.S. Cast & Crew Canada expertly handles the needs of producers accessing Canadian production tax credits, including:

  • Incentive valuation
  • Management services
  • Experienced third-party oversight

In addition to standard management services, Cast & Crew Canada will assist with:

  • Creating/operating Canadian permanent establishment
  • Activating federal tax accounts
  • Reviewing chain of title
  • Preparing production services agreement with copyright holder
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The new generation of timecard and payroll processing.

onTime™ was designed by payroll accountants to provide you with state-of-the-art time-capture and hours-to-gross services to facilitate even the most complex projects.

  • Comprehensive pay rules for unions/guilds
  • Multi-user access to a secure cloud-based system
  • Automated payroll interface
  • Detailed edit reports and customized timecards
  • Versatile deal-memo processing
  • Easy-to-use hot cost tool

When you work with Cast & Crew Canada, you’ll always be supported by a highly experienced and customer-focused professional. Click below to learn more about onTime™. 


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Cast & Crew has close ties with the Canadian Film Centre and fully supports the CFC’s activities on behalf of the Canadian entertainment industry. Our involvement includes the CFC’s gala dinner and fundraising event, its cocktail party in Los Angeles and its activities in association with the Toronto International Film Festival.

Leo Awards

The Leo Awards are a project of the Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, whose mission is to celebrate and promote the achievements of the British Columbia film and television industry. The awards are the foundation’s largest and most-visible project.


The DGC represents key creative and logistical personnel in the screen-based industry covering all areas of direction, design, production and editing, and exists as the collective voice of the industry. It expands creative opportunities for its members and is a visionary leader and partner in the development of the international Canadian industry.


FilmOntario is an industry consortium representing more than 35,000 individuals working in the screen-based industry in Ontario. Members are from all parts of the film, television and digital-media industries, including unions and guilds, production companies, studios, suppliers and financial and legal-services organizations.

Looking for services in Canada? Look no further.

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