Film industry

Area businesses targeted in new film commission campaign to increase Victoria productions

Area businesses targeted in new film commission campaign to increase Victoria productions

Making South Island ‘film-friendly’ important, but build a studio and they will come: commissioner

Area businesses targeted in new film commission campaign to increase Victoria productions
This map shows the location of a proposed film studio on Camosun College’s Interurban campus. (Camosun College/Submitted).

Proposed Saanich studio part of a larger push to capture Hollywood dollars

Local film commission set to launch promotional push to attract movie productions

This map shows the location of a proposed film studio on Camosun College’s Interurban campus. (Camosun College/Submitted).
This map shows the proposed location for a proposed film studio on the Interurban campus of Camosun College. (Camosun College/Submitted).

Camosun College starts feasibility study to reel in new film studio

Facility could be located on Interurban campus of Camosun College

This map shows the proposed location for a proposed film studio on the Interurban campus of Camosun College. (Camosun College/Submitted).
This image released by 20th Century Fox shows the characters Neytiri, right, and Jake in a scene from the 2009 movie “Avatar.” The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday laid out its plans for upcoming 20th Century Fox films. James Cameron long-delayed Avatar 2 will now open in theaters in December 2021 instead of its most recent date of December 2020. The two subsequent Avatar sequels will move to 2023 and 2025, respectively. (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, File)

Disney slates Fox films, ‘Avatar’ pushed another year

James Cameron’s long-delayed ‘Avatar 2’ will now open in theatres in December 2021

This image released by 20th Century Fox shows the characters Neytiri, right, and Jake in a scene from the 2009 movie “Avatar.” The Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday laid out its plans for upcoming 20th Century Fox films. James Cameron long-delayed Avatar 2 will now open in theaters in December 2021 instead of its most recent date of December 2020. The two subsequent Avatar sequels will move to 2023 and 2025, respectively. (AP Photo/20th Century Fox, File)
Co-producer Barbara Hager with two of the series’ three 2018 Leo Awards for Best Documentary Series, Best Screenwriting (Barbara Hager) and Best Music Composition (Russell Wallace).

Victoria producer’s docu-drama was a finalist for Canadian Screen Award

1491: The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus tells history from Indigneous perspective

Co-producer Barbara Hager with two of the series’ three 2018 Leo Awards for Best Documentary Series, Best Screenwriting (Barbara Hager) and Best Music Composition (Russell Wallace).
Daniel Diemer on the beach in LA while visiting friend and fellow actor Shane Paul McGhie from Sacred Lies on Facebook Watch. (Shane Paul McGhie photo)

Young Victoria actor heads to New York for big break in major movie

Talented athlete-turned-actor Daniel Diemer of Brentwood Bay making the most of his switch

Daniel Diemer on the beach in LA while visiting friend and fellow actor Shane Paul McGhie from Sacred Lies on Facebook Watch. (Shane Paul McGhie photo)
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‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Shining’ added to National Film Registry

“These cinematic treasures must be protected because they document our history, culture, hopes and dreams.”

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The Vancouver Island South Film and Media Commission, which works to attract productions such as the TV series Gracepoint, shown here filming in Oak Bay in 2014, is looking to have its funding from the City of Victoria restored to 2016 levels after a series of decreases. Victoria News file photo

Film commission funding cuts in Victoria eat into marketing efforts

Coun. Loveday, Alto seek restoration of funding to 2016 levels, point to impact on local economy

The Vancouver Island South Film and Media Commission, which works to attract productions such as the TV series Gracepoint, shown here filming in Oak Bay in 2014, is looking to have its funding from the City of Victoria restored to 2016 levels after a series of decreases. Victoria News file photo