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The Yukon, a land of discovery and amazing wilderness

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everything you need to know before arriving in spectacular Yukon

From the north of Alberta or British Columbia to the Arctic Ocean

Virtually all departures to the various regions of the Yukon leave from Whitehorse, the capital of the territory. In order to get to Whitehorse, you have direct or stopover flights to Yellowknife (Northwest Territories) from Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. Air North and Air Canada offer flights to Whitehorse. Our production team can take care of your trips to Whitehorse, we mainly use Air North, the official airline of the Yukon. Once in Whitehorse, our team of fixers and our technicians as well as our vehicles adapted to the road conditions and to the desired destination, are ready for the trip.

You're planning to shoot next summer, so don't delay in making your travel plans

The Yukon contains some of the most beautiful Canadian panoramas and lush wildlife. The various cities of Yukon are all an attraction, whether it be Whitehorse surrounded by mountains, or Dawson City, that seems to come from another era. Filming locations in the Yukon are breathtaking and filming in the Yukon puts your production in a world of its own.

Winter in the Yukon is stunning but bitterly cold, so don't overestimate your technical abilities. ​

Like everywhere else in Canada, we can film all year long in the Yukon, but we have to take into account the important climate changes and the daytime period. Similar to other Northern Canadian territories, the Yukon has the midnight sun during the summer, but no sunshine in the winter. Summer temperatures are mild, with nice periods of sunshine; however, you have to prepare for the freezing cold for the winter.

Some cool tips you should know

The land of the legendary gold rush,

The Films.Solutions team is accustomed to filming in Yukon. With several television series produced here, we have great knowledge of the territory have developed friendships and business relationships over the years.

discover the Dempster Highway, from Dawson City to the Arctic Ocean

The Dempster Highway is nearly 750 km long and is a great way to discover the vast territories of the northern Yukon and the Northwest Territories. Many car rental companies ask that you do not drive on the Dempster Highway with their vehicles.

obtaining a Yukon Filming Permit and understanding the terrain and resources

Unless you intend to shoot in national parks, airports, or highways, filming in Yukon does not require a special permit. Filming on First Nations’ territory also requires permits, a permit to local authorities is needed. All permit applications must include proof of insurance, which Films.Solutions can supply.

When filming in the wilderness, be prepared and assisted with a professional fixer team.

Canada is a land of opportunity and wonder. Using Yukon assets for your film or documentary can only be a clever and lucrative decision. Do not venture into these regions without a skilled staff that will ensure your safety and who will make your next production a success.

What are these strange creatures along the roads

Arctic Ground Squirrels are a very common sight along Yukon highways and hillsides. They are most active on warm, sunny days but remain in their burrows during heavy rains and intense heat.

A record for WhiteHorse

The capital of Yukon is Whitehorse, which has the distinction of being the longest city in the world, stretching over 100 kilometers (62 miles) along the banks of the Yukon River. So when your contact say they lived in WhiteHorse don’t always expect to be there in a short amount of time.

Be prepared and well-supported for your time in Yukon; we are eager to assist you.

The Yukon is known for its beautiful scenery and wilderness, but it doesn’t stop there. There are many great filming locations in local towns, such as the Whitehorse waterfront, shopping streets and industrial areas, or the Carmaks area, with these gas stations and log restaurants. . Or Carcross with its train and sandy expanses. Further north, in Dawson City, are the streets and alleys, as well as residential and commercial architecture. There are several salons in Dawson, which remind us of the era of the gold rush: walls covered with red tapestries felt like brothels of the time when the city was only a giant gold mine , and old photographs from the period showing the first gold miners. It is not only an authentic setting, it makes us relive the history and the past life of the place.
Here are some iconic Yukon landmarks: Dempster Highway, Tombstone Mountains, Carcross, the White Pass and the Kluane National Park.