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We had a fantastic time. Great production value. Thanks for the hospitality.
Grace Gilroy Executive Producer
That was impressively fast. Thanks so much. I look forward to filming in Victoria again.
Christian Bruyere Line Producer.
We are back to Paris; a big thank you for your help for our film “Dispersées par le vent – No Regrets.
Christian Monnier & Danielle Lauren Producers.
Wow…looks great, Thanks for the speedy turnaround.
Allan Lewis Producer, Front Street Pictures
Kathleen was extremely helpful during our shoot in Victoria on Descendants last summer. Helping to pave the way for us to film at some very high end, logistically challenging locations such as Hatley Castle also known as Royal Roads and the BC legislature building.
Tracey Jefferies Line Producer.
I’ve scouted for numerous film locations over the last 35 years in Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Vancouver and in over 10 of the United States as well as several Canadian provinces and islands in the Bahamas. The Victoria Film Commission, with their attention to detail, in-depth knowledge of the processes of film production and rapid response capabilities, is second to none of the location centres or areas I’ve listed above. My latest film, to be shot in the Victoria municipal region has over fifteen locations ranging from an elite mansion to police holding cell. I found all of those locations in a single two-day tour of the area with the commissioner herself, Kathleen Gilbert
Allan Harmon Producer, Really Real Films Inc.
Wow…talk about great fast service. THANK YOU!!
Vicki Sotheran Producer, Sodona Films Ltd.
It went awesome. Day one was checkmark after checkmark after checkmark. Day two we toured the Sooke area – what a great start! Thank you so much for helping to get this setup and finding those rooms!
Matthias Mellinghaus Head of Production, Bron Studios.
Sponsoring the film commission has proven to be valuable not only for the off-season business we receive but because we know we are supporting economic development in the CRD
Annie Wong-Harrison National Car Rental and Arbutus Inn (Gold Sponsor)
Thank you for all your help and time getting us set up with your organisation. So far it has produced some good leads as well as some business.
Chris Philpott Sales Manager, Richlock Rentals Ltd