Upcoming Film Project - October 17-19, 2018

Posted on Thursday October 11, 2018
The City of Cambridge is thrilled to be welcoming yet another new Netflix series to film scenes for their upcoming season finale. "Sunny Jim" follows research scientist, Luther Swann, who discovers a mysterious substance that causes a severe illness in all who are exposed to it - including his best friend.

This project will be taking place on both public and private property classes as follows from October 17 through October 19, 2018, and will involve a variety of special effects and situations that may be disturbing to some.

Locations:

  • Civic Square - 50 Dickson Street (please note, this facility will still be open to the public with ample parking available behind the building off Thorne Street)
  • 63 Water Street North
  • Cambridge Street
  • Main Street Bridge and vicinity
  • Main Street (Lower Block)

Anticipated Impacts:

  • Set dressing to begin on October 16th;
  • Dickson Street from Wellington Street to Ainslie Street North will be closed to through traffic (October 17). Intermittent stoppages may occur on Dickson Street (October 18);
  • Intermittent stoppages may occur on Water Street North in the evening hours (October 17);
  • Intermittent stoppages on Cambridge Street (October 18);
  • Queens Square and the Main Street Bridge will be closed to through traffic (October 19);

Parking:

  • The Market Lot will be closed to the public on October 16 through 18;
  • On-street parking will not be available on Dickson Street between Wellington and Ainslie Streets (October 17-18);
  • Reduced parking on Cambridge Street (if options are necessary for your business or residence, please contact our office);
  • Reduced parking on Ainslie Street, north of Thorne Street;
  • Private parking lots will be utilized for base camp and crew parking.

Special Effects Advisories:

  • Large protest in Civic Square;
  • Potential light spill and late night filming;
  • Visible replica weapons and potential theatrical gunfire (no sound);
  • Propane fueled controlled fires;
  • Simulated blood products;
  • Atmospheric smoke

This project will be closely monitored by paid duty officers from Waterloo Region Police Services who will be onsite to ensure public safety is maintained at all time. The Cambridge Fire Department is also aware of this project and the special effects being proposed. This project will involve acts of simulated violence, it is not advisable to bring children to the area to watch the filming take place. 

However, should you find yourself in Galt wanting to see the action - our core area businesses will be open for business as usual, and look forward to serving you!

Please contact Economic Development at (519) 740-4685, ext 4724 with any questions or concerns, or contact us by email at hogued@cambridge.ca

To learn more about filming in Cambridge, please visit our website at:  www.investcambridge.ca.