Welcome to Comweb.

For over 30 years we have been a leader in production within the entertainment industry in Canada.

Comweb Studio Holdings

Comweb was a founding partner and major shareholder in Filmport Studios, which opened in 2007 and two years later was rebranded as Pinewood Toronto Studios. Comweb remains a principal investor in Pinewood Toronto Studios, One of Canada’s leading film studio complexes. Located minutes from Downtown Toronto in the city’s Portlands Studio District, Pinewood Toronto offers 12 stages — including the 46,000 sq ft. “Mega Stage, one of the World’s largest purpose-built sound stages.  Pinewood Toronto Studios is the ideal choice for local film and TV producers and major American studios and streamers shooting original movies and series.

Comweb Real Estate

Comweb Real Estate owns and operates properties in Toronto, Ontario, and Burnaby, just outside of Vancouver. Our secure and private state-of-the-art facilities are positioned in desirable mixed-use developments.

Our Toronto property boasts a 340,000 sq./ft freestanding commercial facility on 17 acres of prime real estate minutes from downtown and Pearson International Airport. This centrally located property has been customized and configured with efficiency and accessibility in mind.

Our Burnaby property, at 100,000sq. ft. In size, offers a modern building on 7.5 acres of prime real estate, and with access to the Lougheed Highway and the Trans-Canada Highway. Conveniently located minutes from Vancouver’s Production Way-University Skytrain Station, this newly renovated space offers accessibility, security, and ample customizable space.

Both properties are home to William F. White International Inc., Canada’s most iconic film and television equipment provider, this hub for the city’s film community offers an impressive array of studios, camera, lighting & grip equipment.

Comweb Aviation

Comweb Aviation specializes in private jet charter services to entertainment industry and corporate clients. This premier service is offered in association with Chartright Air Group, one of Canada’s leading providers of business aviation services.

Comweb Hungary

Comweb owns 35% of one of Europe’s leading equipment rental companies, Sparks Camera & Lighting Ltd. located in Budapest, Hungary. World-renowned cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond launched Sparks Lighting Ltd. in 1992 with the goal to provide the Hungarian, Eastern and Western European film production sectors with state-of-the-art lighting, grip equipment and generators for rental.  Today, Sparks Camera and Lighting Ltd. offers top tier and impeccably serviced rental equipment, while also employing the most experienced technical crew members in Budapest. Sparks Camera & Lighting is the exclusive supplier of Panavision Cameras in Hungary. Comweb is proud to partner in such a successful company with a prominent past and a promising future.

Comweb Foundation

Comweb Foundation supports the professional development and creative expression of under-developed Canadian filmmakers countrywide. The foundation funds various not for profit organizations and support programs. We firmly believe emerging filmmakers without resources or representation have important stories to tell and deserve a fair shot at success and sustained careers in the film industry.

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In December 2019, Paul Bronfman announced the sale of William F. White International Inc. to Ashtead Group subsidiary, Sunbelt Rentals of Canada Inc, after 31 years of ownership. He maintains an active leadership role as Co-Chairman/Senior Advisor within the organization. 

Founded in 1963, WFW is Canada’s most iconic provider of motion picture, television production equipment rental and studios. The company has offices across Canada, and services film and TV productions of all sizes and genres. WFW offers an extensive inventory of state-of-the-art production equipment for rental. William F. White International Inc. prides itself on always serving as a crown jewel in the Comweb Legacy.

Our Current Work

We are proud to be a part of some of Canada’s premier productions.

Paul Bronfman: Building From The Ground Up

Comweb started as a partnership between Paul Bronfman and Stephen J. Cannell in 1988. Over 30 years later, the organization is one of the most successful in Canada.

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Our 30th Anniversary

We celebrated in 2018.

Having launched his entertainment industry career in the music business in the mid-1970s, Paul Bronfman continued on to the film and television industry where, beginning in the late- 1970s, he held a number of executive positions at Astral Bellevue Pathe (now Astral Media Inc.). With more than a decade of experience to his name, Paul founded his own company, Comweb Corporation, in 1988. From its inception, and under the unwavering leadership of Chairman/CEO Paul Bronfman, Comweb has operated according to its Partners in Production® philosophy. This began in 1988 when, in partnership with well-known Hollywood producer/writer Stephen J. Cannell, Comweb built and managed Canada’s first Hollywood style studio complex, North Shore Studios in Vancouver. The original home of the smash television series hit, The X-Files, North Shore Studios played a significant role in the growth of film and television production in Canada.

Meet Paul

We cultivate leaders within our industry and believe everyone should be empowered to be their authentic selves. Everyone regardless of age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental abilities has a valuable contribution to make. It is in our diversity that creativity blooms.

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