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BC Film Commission Talent, Energy & Heart

BC Film Commission Talent, Energy & Heart



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Guides produced by the BC Film Commission
Talent Energy Heart This is the main Production Guide containing the chapters Talent - dealing with labour issues, Energy - dealing with Tax incentives, and Heart - dealing with service and infrastructure.
Guides produced by the BC Film Commission
Talent Energy Heart This is the main Production Guide containing the chapters Talent - dealing with labour issues, Energy - dealing with Tax incentives, and Heart - dealing with service and infrastructure.

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Published by: showbc on Mar 13, 2008
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British Columbia is a world-class motion picture productioncenter with up to 60 stages - some of the largest in NorthAmerica. We offer a full range of equipment, support services,experienced cast and crew, production and post-productioncompanies, and
A World of Looks.
We invite you to take a close look at our province.British Columbia offers every competitive advantageto help you complete your production on time and onbudget.This guide showcases the
Talent, Energy and Heart
your film needs, and includes this simple promise;When it comes to making motion pictures,
BC Produces
A World of Looks
Then of course there’s the spectacular scenerycovering nine different climatic zones…from lush rainforests to sun-baked deserts…all in close proximityto Vancouver, a major port city with a mild west coastclimate that allows for year round filming.British Columbia is a place where business,government, labour and the community work togetherto support the province’s motion picture productionindustry. British Columbia has developed a user-friendly permitting process, designed to makelife as easy as possible for filmmakers, and offerscompetitive tax incentives and an industry-friendlyworkforce with a tradition of stability.
Why do people like to bring their productions toBC? It’s simple. We offer:
A World of Look
in locationsWorld Class Production CentreCompetitive Tax CreditsA diverse & highly skilled workforceA favourable currency exchange rateSupportive and proactive governmentsFilm friendly communities
About the British Columbia Film Commission
The BC Film Commission is your gateway to film production inBC. Created in 1978, the BC Film Commission promotes BritishColumbia as a motion picture destination and a world-classproduction centre to the international film and television industry.We offer a full range of services for film producers and productioncompanies interested in what our province has to offer.
The BC Film Commission, a branch of the provincialgovernment, maintains an on-line registration systemfor all productions planning to do business in BritishColumbia.Though the BC Film Commission does not grantlocation permits, it assists producers, locationsmanagers and scouts in identifying the right locations,whether these are controlled privately, throughmunicipal, provincial, or federal governments, orthrough interest groups. The Film Commission offersservices in referral, marketing and mediation, and canserve as an interface between film and televisionproducers and private and public property owners.
Production Services
Script breakdowns / Web Photo packages
We provide complete location breakdown servicesfor Features, Television Series, Pilots, Movies of theWeek and Mini-series using our digital photo library asa resource. Customized web packages can be quicklycreated to assist producers in their search for the bestpossible looks.
Scouting & Surveys
Based upon script requirements, we may scoutspecific locations to provide you with a completepresentation. Upon request, we may provide a locationscout to facilitate an initial survey for your confirmedproject. Producer buys lunch…
Photo Library
Our digital photo library has an extensive and diverserepresentation of our incredible province readyto show a variety of residential and urban areas,supernatural vistas of mountains, deserts, rangelands,country roads, forests, wild west coast beaches…weeven have castles…. more than any screenwritercould dream of.
Community Services
The Community Affairs office at the BC FilmCommission has been instrumental in workingproactively with the filming community, residentialand business owners, and government agencies toensure BC remains a supportive, film-friendly locationcentre. This office monitors and manages day-to-dayissues that arise as a result of production activity andacts as a facilitator and information source for all levelsof government, industry, business and the generalpublic.
Ongoing Support
Producers and Location Managers use both ourProduction Services and Community Affairsdepartments regularly for production research andinformation, location expertise, digital training andtechnical support. We provide assistance with contactinformation for production requirements such as:studio and post production facilities, support services,permitting agencies, labour unions and guilds,immigration and customs.

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