The Cotton Factory provides a great backdrop for your film or photography project, with a variety of interior and exterior settings to suit your needs.

Film Location

From Tiers A-F, The Cotton Factory has coordinated film and television productions of every size and budget. Our facility has house power with industry standard “pig-tail” connections, a drive-in loading bay, two freight elevators.  Our exteriors can accommodate scenes from the mid-1800s to modern day and have even been used for future apocalypses.  There are also historic and modern indoor spaces perfect for film sets.


If you are scouting for locations, please contact us to arrange a tour. Our experienced staff understand the unique and often immediate needs of film companies, and can accommodate tours on very short notice. Speak to us at 905.547.8256.


You can review our film location profile on both the Absolute and OMDC databases. (Keywords: 270 Sherman or Cotton Factory)

Photography Location

Requests have been growing for the rental of The Cotton Factory for photo-shoots for commercial projects such as advertisements and catalogues, as well as for personal shoots for engagements, weddings, and family portraits.

Please contact for all wedding photo shoot inquiries and for engagement or family photo shoot inquiries.