Current news articles related to the film industry in Vancouver.

The Premiere of Covid19

Film Industry, Friday the 13th As I write this, another TV series shot in Vancouver has shut down. Due to other commitments and the impact of Covid19, it is likely these shows will not start back up. There is simply no way to predict what is about to happen, as things are changing so fast and many things affect others,…

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Sunbelt Buys William F White?

Rumour has it... We have all heard rumblings for some time that Paul Bronfman had ubiquitous Canadian lighting and grip rental company William F White up for sale.  Now the rumour is, WfW has been bought by equipment rental company Sunbelt Rentals.  Sunbelt is a principal subsidiary of Ashtead Group, a UK owned company.  Like all such matters, the deal…

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Supernatural 2004 – 2019

Thousands of photographs, autographs and laughs. Decade and a half. Thousands of photographs, autographs and laughs. Decade and a half. #spnfamily #jensenackles #jaredpadalecki #supernatural #mishacollins #marksheppard #erickripke #robbenedict #jimbeaver #jeffreydeanmorgan #kimrhodes #genevievepadalecki #daneelackles #clifkosterman #bodyguard #cw

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The Power Arrangers

UPDATE SEPT 10, 2019 Sim VP Jeff Ramsey says he read our article "Power Arrangers" and had to bite his tongue because, obviously, Sim has had these power packs in development for a long time. They are significantly more sophisticated and powerful than anything we have seen of this kind before. There are two units in Vancouver at this time…

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Simulator Training for Condors

We are going to bring you a more in-depth article on some of the changes happening in film with regard to equipment and speculate on the future of some technologies, primarily related to the Electrics Department aka Lighting. In the meantime, this is something you may be interested in, especially if you have anything to do with aerial platforms. Aerial…

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The Leos and The Return of TV

Television did not actually leave but typically the so-called "Episodics" or "Series" productions take a hiatus during spring. The start of shooting season used to be right after the US Independence Day Weekend, almost invariably. The advent of streaming media, with its very different needs with regard to type and amount of product, changed that somewhat. In spite of those…

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Howzit Goin? Goin Good

In this column we will bring you some of the news related to film production in Vancouver, BC. If we think you might want to know something, we will tell you. It would not go so well or be any fun if we tried to tell you everything that is happening in the Vancouver Film Business. We will put as…

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The News That is Not The News

Welcome to Vancouver Production Pulse. This will be a bi-weekly magazine featuring interesting articles relevant to the Vancouver, British Columbia film production business. With each new edition of Vancouver Production Pulse, we will present one story in each of three sections: The News, The Crew, The Stories. Three articles designed to inform and entertain you. Our Editor, Mitchell Kosterman, has…

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