Filming in Business Areas

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British Columbia at Cannes Film Festival 2022

  As Canada’s largest and North America’s third-largest, full-service motion picture production hub in North America, British Columbia is proud of its international reputation and proven track record for providing exceptional value for the producer’s dollar. With...

As one of the largest centres for motion picture production in North America, British Columbia is known for its film-friendly businesses.  Production activity continues to play an important role in the province’s economy, creating career and growth opportunities throughout B.C.  The continued success of the industry is reliant on ongoing collaboration with community partners.  The Provincial Film Commission has developed tools to support merchants with filming in their area.

In addition, the following municipal film offices and film commissions are available to answer questions about filming in your community:

-> Municipal Film Offices

-> Regional Film Commissions

-> Creative BC | Provincial Film Commission


Merchant Toolkit


Loss of Business Form Instructions


Loss of Business Form



If you have any questions, comments or input you would like to express regarding motion picture production in BC, we welcome your feedback. Send feedback to communityaffairs (at) or contact us at 604-736-7997.