Film cameras on set

The City of Brantford Economic Development and Tourism Department is pleased to welcome back the cast and crew from Mayor of Kingstown to film scenes for an upcoming episode in the Paramount Plus show’s first season. The production will be filming exterior scenes on William St. between Waterloo St. and Church St.

Throughout the pandemic, commercial film and television production, including all supporting activities such as hair, makeup and wardrobe, is allowed if productions meet the restrictions outlined in the “Film and Television Industry Health and Safety during COVID-19” document issued by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development. Further details about permitted Media Industries activities are available on the Province of Ontario website. The production will also comply with all health and safety protocols as directed by the Province of Ontario detailed in S63 of O. Reg. 82/20, the City of Brantford and the Brant County Health Unit.

The film crew will be on site from October 1-3, 2021 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. to prepare the site, film and wrap-up. Filming notices will be distributed, by the production, to affected residents and businesses in the vicinity.

Anticipated Impacts
  • Road and Sidewalk Closure (Local Traffic Only, Expect Delays): William St. between Waterloo St. and Church St., from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on October 2
  • Lane Occupancy: William St. (east and west sides) from Waterloo St. to Church St.; Waterloo St. (south side) from William St. to Albion St.; and Albion St. (west side) from Palace St. to Church St. from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on October 1-3

 Paid Duty Officers will be present at all closures to ensure public safety.

About the Production

Mayor of Kingstown is an upcoming drama series about the McLusky family who serve as power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. The series tackles themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality.

For questions or concerns, please contact Economic Development and Tourism staff at or 519-751-9900.