map of canada highlighting the territories

Yukon & the Northwest Territories

  • Characterized by its sparsely developed landscape boasting national parks, mountain ranges, rivers, forests, deep canyons, waterfalls and limestone enclave, both the Yukon and the Northwest Territories are comprised of virtually unpopulated land
  • Sub-arctic continental climate, with temperatures reaching as high as 36°C in summer and as low as -60°C in winters. The summer months have 20 daylight hours allowing for longer shooting days while winter days are bright, dry and sunny with as little as 6 daylight hours allowing for long night shoots
  • Commonly duplicated as Alaska for many feature films, television series and commercials
  • Home to abundant wildlife such as wolves, bison, grizzly bears, eagles, caribou and moose
  • Air travel into Yellowknife, Northwest Territories or Whitehorse, Yukon available connecting through most major Canadian cities
  • Film experienced and knowledgeable locals are very production friendly
  • Supplemental crew & equipment can be flown in from Vancouver or Calgary, 2-3 hour flight

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