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Based in Stratford ON, our studio offers camera and gear rentals, teleprompter, editing and audio production services. The top film and television production company in Southwestern Ontario, we specialize in: Documentary, Commercials, Music Videos, Live Streaming, Aerial, 360 & VR cinematography.

The Ballinran name has its roots in Northern Ireland, a culture where the art of storytelling is highly-prized – fitting, because creating and sharing stories is what we do best.

The company was founded in 1995 by Craig Thompson, a journalist and broadcaster, who traces his family roots to County Down, where the village of Ballinran once stood.

Ballinran Entertainment celebrated  its 25th anniversary in 2020 and we are pleased to continue our role as a key player in Canada’s vibrant film and television industry.