[May 30, 2016] CineVic presents Kids Summer Film Camp – July 11-15

CineVic presents Summer Film Camp! From July 11th-15th participants aged 11-15 will engage in hands-on filmmaking using professional grade equipment in the gorgeous setting of St. Ann’s Academy. Artists and film professionals from the local community will nourish their creativity, teaching them the basics of filmmaking from conception through to completion. Participants will have the opportunity to try various roles to find their area of interest and tell their stories in a collaborative environment. The week will culminate with a pizza party and big-screen premiere for friends, family, peers and the public. Camp days will run from 9am to 3pm with a mid-day lunch break.

Space is limited so register early!

July 11-15, 2016
Registration Deadline: June 26
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[May 7, 2016] Everything You Need To Know About Being an Extra

Interested in becoming an extra? Check out this upcoming course at Royal Roads:

“Experience the excitement of being on a live set by having the right knowledge and tools to succeed as an Extra. This comprehensive course will inform you about everything you need to know to work as an Extra in the entertainment industry. As a film Extra, you will earn money, get the chance to see movie-making up close, and gain valuable work experience.

  • How to find a talent agent who will get you work on set
  • Overview of the film and television industry and where extras fit in
  • Set etiquette and set safety
  • Familiarity with the “lingo” you will hear on set
  • Hair, makeup, and wardrobe dos and don’ts
  • Paperwork required by payroll departments to ensure fast and efficient payment
  • Learning to read a call sheet
  • Developing an understanding of how to take ‘direction’ ”  – RRU Website


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[April 2-3, 2016] Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

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[2015] Upcoming Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

Nov-15 MPIO

Royal Roads Website: https://secure.royalroads.ca/cscourses/motion-picture-industry-orientation

[2015] Upcoming Film Industry Mixer

Every year, the Vancouver Island South Film & Media Commission holds mixers in order to connect members of our film community with one other and with local businesses that support the industry. It is a great chance to find out what is happening in the CRD’s film industry, meet those who contribute, and discover how you can get involved. 


The next mixer will be held on Thursday, September 24th.

Membership with the film commission ($25/year) is required in order to attend. For more info on our mixer and our membership program, please email us!

New Office Location!

We are now located at 514 Government St. Victoria, BC  V8V 2L7

Please call us or email us before dropping by to make sure someone is in the office.

Ph. 250-386-3976




BC Film Industry – CTV

or watch the video here!

WE ARE MOVING! Office Closed Friday, July 24rd

Hi everyone!


After 5 wonderful years of sharing space with The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce we have out grown our tiny office and are moving to 514 Government St. We would like to take this opportunity to thank The Chamber for the amazing support that they have given us ,not just over these last 5 years but for the past 35 years! We will miss all the wonderful people who work at The Chamber but look forward to a little more space and a new beginning.


Please note that our offices will be closed on Friday July 24 for our move.


Our phones and Internet will also be down on Friday, but we are still able to check our email. Please contact us at admin@filmvictoria.com and we apologize for any delayed responses over the next couple of days.

Office: July 13-July 15, 2015

Attention everyone! Our building is currently under construction, and our front entrance will not be accessible from Monday July 13 – Wednesday July 15.


During this time, please do not drop in, but CALL (250-386-2976) or EMAIL us to make an appointment.