About Filming in BC

British Columbia

More than 200 companies bring their productions to British Columbia every year. Here are just a few reasons why. Your money is worth more here because of favorable exchange rates. Check with the converter table on the link below.

Competitive tax credits.
A user-friendly permit process, designed to make life as easy as possible for visiting filmmakers, and business-friendly labor unions, with a tradition of stability that takes the guesswork out of budgeting. Spectacular scenery covering nine different climate zones – from lush rain forests to sun-baked deserts – and, in Vancouver, a major port city with a mild west coast climate that allows for year-round filming. A vast pool of skilled film professionals and an array of technical facilities that include major studios, post-production facilities, water tank, film labs, special effects facilities (including one of the largest effects stages in North America).

British Columbia is the third-largest production centre in North America after New York and Los Angeles.


BC Film Commission
201-865 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Ph: 604 660 2732
Fax: 604 660 4790

Director’s Guild of Canada,British Columbia www.dgcbc.com