Commercial being filmed on Sackville, Sumach in August

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Commercial being filmed on Sackville, Sumach in August

Cabbagetown may be getting an IKEA closeup.

While we cannot confirm for certain that the world’s largest furniture retailer is behind the latest filming notice from the city of Toronto for our ‘hood,  the permit states this is for a commercial with the title”Ikea170817.”

Maybe we’ll get to be as famous as “START THE CAR!!!”

Update August 15: Another shoot date on Sumach Street has been added for this commercial.

In this case, the Location Manager is Bill Dawe and his number is (905) 339-8921.  Contact Bill if you have any issues or concerns during the shoot.

Location: 311 Sumach St.

Dates: Between Aug. 19, 7 a.m. and Aug. 22, 11 p.m.

Parking Location(s): Sumach Street between Gerrard Street East and Spruce Street; and Spruce Street bebwteen Sumach and Sword Streets

Original post: This commerical shoot is supposed to be one full day of filming but the permit covers a week in which that day of shooting will occur: Thursday, August 17 to Thursday, August 24.

As always, if you have any issues, contact the Location Manager, Christian Wood: Cell #: 416 880-8684.

– 374 Sackville St.;
– Sackville Street between Millington and Winchester Streets;
– 415 Sackville St.

Dates and Times:
from 7 a.m. Aug. 27 to 11 p.m. Aug. 24.

Update on August 17: Two filming dates now confirmed for Sackville: Aug. 19 and Aug. 21. Local residents have been informed.

Parking Locations:
– Carlton Street north side between Parliament and Sackville streets; 
– Sackville Street between Carlton and Winchester streets;
– Winchester Street between Metcalfe and Sackville streets.

Parking dates and times are the same as for the filming times except for Carlton Street, where the parking permit begins at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, August 16 and ends August 18 at 8:30 p.m.

1 reply on “Commercial being filmed on Sackville, Sumach in August”

25 – 29 Aug/17 Sumach from Amelia to Wellesley, east end of Wellesley to Wellesley Ave. — Cones in place, film crew working. We got no notice at all. Was anybody notified in advance?

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