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Canadian Studio Facilities Stratagem and Kleinburg Launch Joint Venture

By: Jeremy Fuster Stratagem Studios and Kleinburg Studios, two of the foremost production facilities in Canada, announced a joint venture Wednesday that will see the two companies join together with 400,000 square feet of combined production space in Toronto. Stratagem Studios, which hosted the filming of shows like Taylor Sheridan’s “Mayor of Kingstown” and Marvel Studios’ “Hawkeye,” will handle all sales, marketing and studio operations of Kleinberg Studios. Additionally, the partners will rebrand the studio to Stratagem Kleinberg Studios to further allow Kleinburg to become part of the Stratagem system of facilities for all major productions filming in Canada. “I......

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Two Studio Operators Join Forces to Bring More Major Productions to Toronto

By: Winston Cho Toronto’s Stratagem Studios, which has hosted shoots for Marvel’s Hawkeye and Paramount+’s Mayor of Kingstown, plans to partner with Kleinburg Film Studios on studio lot space in hopes to attract more major productions coming to Canada. The joint venture to be named Stratagem Kleinburg Studios increases Stratagem’s footprint to 400,000 square feet of stage and production space in Toronto. Michael Cerenzie, a veteran film producer and CEO of The Stratagem Group, says the partnership is a bet on specialized studio space in Toronto amid demand for such space that’s kept some productions from shooting in the region.......

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The Wrap: Office With a View – Stratagem Studios CEO Says Growing Local Production Talent Is a ‘Responsibility’

By: Brian Welk  Stratagem Studios may have 250,000 square feet of studio space in Toronto, with another 100,000-plus on the way, but CEO Michael Cerenzie didn’t just plan on growing the space in Toronto as fast as he could. He first wanted to make sure that there was actually enough labor and talent who could work those stages. As a result of Netflix, Disney and other emerging streamers fighting for sound stage space over the last few years, many in his industry were racing to buy land, lobby for local tax credits and rapidly assemble stages and equipment, Cerenzie said.......

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