The Vancouver Island North Film Commission provides liaison and location scouting services to the film, television, commercial and new media industry interested in filming on northern Vancouver Island, from Nanaimo to Cape Scott, including the Powell River Regional District.

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Our friendly, helpful and experienced staff is always available to assist you in any way possible. Let us know what you need before, during and after the shoot and we will do everything in our power to ensure your stay with us is a happy and profitable experience for you.

crew and business

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Our Resource Database includes searchable listings for experienced cast & crew, local businesses and individuals, all categorised and annotated to help you locate exactly what you need to complete your projects.


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Northern Vancouver Island offers a diverse selection of unique locations for television, movies or commercials. Search our thousands of photographs to scout just the right locations for your next project.

Representative images can be added to your portfolio, annotated, and shared between colleagues.

Show Reel

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If you are new to Vancouver Island or just interested in seeing the variety of locations available to you in our database then please take a look at this 60 second locations reel or our short production reel

You will need Adobe Flash (media) player version 9,0,100 or better to play this reel.

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