Hollywood North centred in and around Vancouver continues to boom, according to the latest statistics released by Creative BC, the provincial agency that monitors and supports the creative economy. The 2017-18 fiscal year saw over 450 productions generate $3.4 billion for the BC economy – up from $2.6 billion in 2016-17 – supporting the employment of [...]
Designed by internationally-renowned Chicago-based Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture – the same firm behind Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the Waterfront Tower was rejected by the City of Vancouver’s Urban Design Panel due to the panel’s perceived issues with the building massing, specifically with how the lower portion of the structure “overhangs” and “obscures” the old train [...]
The CW Network has renewed The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Riverdale, and Supernatural for its 2018-19 season.
We are very happy that the CW Network has renewed some of our favorite TV shows! Returning to film in and around the Vancouver area are The Flash, Arrow, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Riverdale and Supernatural. All six B.C. productions employ the services of IATSE 891 members, which include everything from accounting to grips, hair [...]
Deadpool (2016) starring Ryan Reynolds filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia and Ryan's hometown welcomed him back. Filming of the Deadpool movie closed down the Georgia Viaduct for a couple weeks of filming. Filmed at North Shore Studios in North Vancouver and around Vancouver, the 2016 blockbuster box office success was the highest grossing R-rated [...]
The film production and television production industry in British Columbia reached an all-time high in 2017, with almost 40% increase in spending. A record-breaking $2.9 billion streamed into the province last year - $2.9 million over the last fiscal year (2016/2017) compared to the previous year's $2.1 billion (2015/2016). A lot of this film spending came [...]