Hollywood Movies Filmed in Kemptville and North Grenville

Film Locations in North Grenville.

Eastern Ontario is turning into the new Hollywood North with many movies being filmed in small towns across the region. With our proximity just outside of Ottawa, we've seen several movie productions filmed in Kemptville and the hamlets of North Grenville. 

Some of the names who have filmed here include: Nicolas Cage, Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, Donald Sutherland, Cheryl Hines and more. 

So when you think you've seen a star walking down the street, it might just be true!

The Blackcoat's Daughter Filmed on Kemptville Campus
The Blackcoat's Daughter Movie Poster

The Blackcoat's Daughter Filmed on Kemptville Campus

Filmed in the heritage buildings and on the grounds of the Kemptville Campus, this suspensful, horror movie stars Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, and Lucy Boynton. The story follows two young women who get left behind at their boarding school over winter break where they have to battle a mysterious evil force. 

  • The Blackcoats Daughter (2015) - Filmed at The Kemptville Campus
  • Rated R
  • Run Time: 1h33
  • Starring: Emma Roberts, Kiernan Shipka, Lauren Holly, Lucy Boynton
The Boy in Blue filmed in Burritts Rapids North Grenville
The Boy in Blue Movie Poster

The Boy in Blue filmed in Burritt's Rapids

Based on a true story, this period piece follows the life of Ned Hanlan, a wild and troubled young man with fierce determination to become a world class rower. Ned was picked up by a ruthless business man who supported him for his own gain. 

  • The Boy in Blue – Burritt’s Rapids (1986)
  • Rated: R
  • Runtime 1h40
  • Starring: Nicolas Cage, Christopher Plummer, Cynthia Dale
Candy Cane Candidate movies production in Old Town Kemptville
The Candy Cane Candidate

The Candy Cane Candidate filmed in Old Town Kemptville

This Lifetime made-for-tv movie was filmed in 2021 in Old Town Kemptville at the old North Grenville District High School and on Prescott Street.  

  • The Candycane Candidate (2021) - Filmed at North Grenville District High School and Prescott Street 
  • Genre: Comedy, Romance
  • Rated G, 
  • Runtime: 1h 28min
  • Starring: Jacky Lai, Julia, Jake Epstein, Parker, Kara Duncan, Lucy, Mickeey Nguyen, Jax, Edwina Renout, Sylvie, Daniel Nguyen, Noah

Defeated in a recent campaign for city council, Julia returns home to her small town of North Falls for Christmas.  She thought she'd be able to recover from her loss with Christmas treats and good cheer, but she found herself back campaigning again, this time against her old high school rival. 

The Turkey Drop Movie Poster
The Turkey Drop was shot at B&H Grocers in Kemptville

The Turkey Drop filmed in Old Town Kemptville

Filmed in Kemptville at locations like B&H Grocers. Lucy Jacobs is a small-town girl who has started her freshman year at a big-city university. When Lucy returns home for Thanksgiving break, she suspects she is about to get turkey dropped: dumped by her high school sweetheart.

  • The Turkey Drop (2019) - Filmed at B&H Grocer
  • Rated: TV 14
  • Run Time: 1h24
  • Starring: Cheryl Hines, Genelle Williams, Olivia Holt
The Monster Movie Produced in Kemptville
The Monster Movie Poster

The Monster filmed in Kemptville

The Monster is a horror film that was filmed in North Grenville in 2016

  • The Monster (2016)
  • Rated: R
  • Runtime 1h31
  • Starring: Zoe Kazan, Ella Ballentine, Aaron Douglas

While driving through a lonely road through the woods, a mother and daughter hit a wolf. When the tow truck arrives, the mechanic sets to work preparing the car to tow only to be attacked by a monster. The women are on their own. Will they be rescued in time?

Are you a film maker?

North Grenville offers a unique combination of large industrial locations, school institutions, heritage buildings, cute shops, plus forests, rural landscapes and gardens, combined with city amenties like big hardware stores, caterers, accommodations and other amenities a film production might need. It's no wonder more films are coming to shoot in Kemptville and the hamlets!

If you are a film production and are interested in filming in Kemptville or the hamlets of North Grenville, please contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for assistance. 


Just some of the locations available in North Grenville can be found on:

Ottawa Film Office