List of filming locations in the Vancouver area

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Vancouver, British Columbia has a large film and television production industry, which earned it the nickname "Hollywood North." It usually serves as a substitute location for other cities and locales. This is a list, arranged by region, of films and television series shot in the Lower Mainland, including several prominent filming locations in Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, plus those in the adjoining Sea-to-Sky Corridor and Sunshine Coast regions.


Village of Anmore[edit]

Buntzen Lake[edit]

Heritage Woods[edit]

Bowen Island Municipality[edit]

Britannia Beach[edit]

Brunswick Beach[edit]

City of Burnaby[edit]

The Bridge Studios[edit]


BB Studios (Beresford Street Studios)[edit]

7530 Buller Avenue, Burnaby, BC[edit]

First Avenue Studio[edit]


Burnaby City Hall[edit]

Burnaby Hospital[edit]

Burnaby Mountain[edit]

Burnaby Mountain Secondary School[edit]

Burnaby Village Museum[edit]

Central Park[edit]

Deer Lake Park[edit]

Kent Hangar[edit]

National Nikkei Heritage Centre[edit]

Extras outside the National Nikkei Heritage Centre during a break in filming, for Psych.

Simon Fraser University (SFU)[edit]

Lougheed Town Centre[edit]


City of Chilliwack and area[edit]

City Center (Downtown)[edit]

Cultus Lake[edit]

City of Coquitlam[edit]

Coquitlam Skyline

Chimo Aquatic and Fitness Centre[edit]

Centennial Secondary School[edit]

Coquitlam City Hall[edit]

Coquitlam Centre[edit]

Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (film)

Dawes Hill[edit]

Mundy Park[edit]

Red Robinson Show Theatre[edit]

Riverview Hospital[edit]


United Boulevard (Fraser Riverbank)[edit]

Various Locations[edit]

Corporation of Delta[edit]

Alaksen National Wildlife Area[edit]



Annacis Island[edit]

District of Hope[edit]

Langley City[edit]

Township of Langley[edit]


Fort Langley[edit]

Village of Lions Bay and area[edit]

City of Maple Ridge[edit]



District of Mission[edit]

Stave Falls Dam[edit]

Stave Falls Powerhouse (interior)[edit]

Ruskin Dam[edit]

St. Mary's Indian Residential School[edit]

City of New Westminster[edit]

Unknown / Various[edit]

6th Street / Royal City Centre Mall[edit]

3rd Street[edit]

Front Street / Downtown[edit]

Holy Trinity Cathedral[edit]

The Metro Hall[edit]

Supernatural Hammer of the Gods

New Westminster Secondary School[edit]

Paramount Theatre[edit]

Queen's Park[edit]

Old Terminal Pub[edit]

Samson V[edit]

Westminster Quay[edit]


City of North Vancouver[edit]

Lonsdale Quay in North Vancouver City.

Boulevard Park[edit]

Lonsdale Quay[edit]

North Shore Auto Mall Sign

North Shore Park / North Shore Auto Mall[edit]

Pier 97[edit]

Neptune Terminals[edit]

Burrard Dry Dock Pier[edit]

District of North Vancouver (North Shore)[edit]

Cleveland Dam in North Vancouver District.

Cleveland Dam[edit]

Cates Park[edit]

Edgemont Village[edit]

Grouse Mountain[edit]

Lions Gate Studios[edit]

Lynn Canyon Park[edit]

Mount Seymour Provincial Park[edit]

Mount Seymour[edit]

Sutherland Secondary School[edit]

Seycove Secondary School[edit]

Windsor Secondary School[edit]


see Pemberton for details

  • Commercials
  • 2013 - Subaru Film Shoot [6]
  • 2012 - Procter & Gamble Olympic Commercial[6]
  • 2011 - Kia Car Commercial[6]
  • 2004 - Mountain Dew commercial filmed at Pemberton Airport.[6]
  • 2003 - Smart Set Clothing Co. fashion photo shoot at One Mile Lake.[6]
  • 2003 - Hyundai car commercial filmed at Pemberton Airport.[6]
  • 2002 - Chevy truck commercial filmed at One Mile Lake.[6]

City of Pitt Meadows[edit]

City of Richmond[edit]

Fantasy Gardens[edit]

Gateway Theatre[edit]

H.J. Cambie Secondary School[edit]

McMath Secondary School[edit]

Minoru Park[edit]

Sand Dunes[edit]

Richmond Centre[edit]

RCMP Richmond Main Detachment Building[edit]



Lansdowne Centre[edit]


TV Series

  • The Guard (2008) (TV Series),
  • Search and Rescue (2008 TV Series),
  • Men in Trees (2006 TV Series),
  • Blade (2006) (TV Series),
  • The Highlander,
  • The Sentinel,
  • The X Files (1993 TV Series) Episode: Gethsemane (1997),
  • Andromeda (2000–2005),
  • Supernatural,
  • Motive,(2014)
  • MacGyver (1985 TV Series)Episode: The Widowmaker (1987),
  • Continuum (2012 TV Series) Episode: Minute by Minute (2014),
  • Restless Josie (2011 TV Series),
  • Rick Mercer Report with Rick Mercer films in Squamish at West Coast Railways,
  • Arctic Air (2014),
  • MIDNIGHT SUN (2014)
  • Great Canadian Books (2010 TV Series),
  • The Flash,
  • Green Arrow,
  • The Returned (2015),
  • Bates Motel (2015),


  • Tim Hortons,
  • Delta Airlines,
  • Kelloggs,
  • Ralph Lauren,
  • Ford,
  • Canadian Tire,
  • Snickers,

Feature Films

  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971),
  • Deadly Pursuit (1988),
  • White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994),
  • Peacemakers (1997),
  • Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997),
  • Darkly Machiever (1997 Short Film),
  • Firestorm (1998),
  • Double Jeopardy (1999),
  • Final Destination (2000),
  • Beyond Gravity (2000),
  • Final Ascent (2000 TV Movie),
  • MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000),
  • 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
  • Say It Isn't So (2001),
  • Lunch with Charles (2001),
  • Kevin of the North (2001),
  • Insomnia (2002),
  • The Haze (2012 Short Film),
  • Thrown (2002 Short Film),
  • Lone Hero (2002),
  • In the Shadow of the Chief (2003 Documentary),
  • Wild Guys (2004),
  • Walking Tall (2004),
  • Zolar (2004 TV Movie),
  • Little Black Caddy (2005 Short Film),
  • Bloodsuckers (2005 TV Movie),
  • Big Nothing (2006),
  • What It Takes: A Documentary About 4 World Class Triathletes' Quest for Greatness (2006 Documentary),
  • Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (2006 TV Movie),
  • Pathfinder (2007),
  • Far Cry (2008),
  • Life Is Calling My Name (2008 Documentary),
  • Chaos Theory (2008),
  • The Fourth Kind (2009),
  • A Dangerous Man (2009 Video),
  • Dark Island (2010),
  • Best. Trip. Ever. (2010 TV Movie),
  • Hike (2010 Short Film),
  • The Big Year (2011),
  • Ice Road Terror (2011 TV Movie),
  • The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011),
  • Earth's Final Hours (2011 TV Movie),
  • Behemoth (2011 TV Movie),
  • The 12 Disasters of Christmas (2012 TV Movie),
  • The Haze (2012 Short Film),
  • Goodbye (2012 Short Film),
  • Horns (2013),
  • Revisiting 'Suddenly' (2013 Documentary),
  • The Woods (2013),
  • No Clue (2013),
  • Suddenly (2013),
  • Embrace of the Vampire (2013 Video),
  • Coming Home for Christmas (2013 Video),
  • End of the World (2013 TV Movie),
  • Happy Face Killer (2014) (TV Movie),
  • The Rise of Enduro (2014 Documentary),
  • Backcountry (2014),
  • Way of the Wicked (2014),
  • Horns (2014),
  • The Tree That Saved Christmas (2014 TV Movie),
  • The Interview (2015)
  • The Marine 4: Moving Target (2015 Video),
  • Marijuana PSA (2015 Short Film),
  • The Revenant (2015),
  • Into the Forest,
  • Star Trek Beyond,

City of Surrey[edit]

Cloverdale's welcome sign: "Home of Smallville!"


Central City Shopping Centre[edit]

Guildford Town Centre[edit]

Clayton Heights Secondary School[edit]

North Surrey Secondary School[edit]

SFU Surrey Campus[edit]

Softball City[edit]

South Surrey[edit]

Sullivan Heights Secondary School[edit]

City of Vancouver[edit]

Unknown / Various[edit]

2400 Motel on Kingsway[edit]

BC Place Stadium[edit]

Burrard Station[edit]

Burrard Street Bridge[edit]

Canada Post: Downtown office[edit]

Chinatown, Vancouver[edit]

David Thompson Secondary School[edit]

Eric Hamber Secondary School[edit]

Gladstone Secondary School[edit]


Government of Canada Building[edit]

Granville Island[edit]

Henry Hudson Elementary School[edit]

John Oliver Secondary[edit]



Lions Gate Bridge[edit]

Lord Byng Secondary School[edit]

Lord Strathcona Elementary School[edit]

Magee Secondary School[edit]

Marine Building[edit]

The Marine Building, known more famously as the Daily Planet offices in Smallville.

Mountain View Cemetery[edit]

Molson Canadian Brewery[edit]

Nat Bailey Stadium[edit]

Oakridge Centre[edit]

One Wall Centre[edit]

The Orpheum Theatre[edit]

Pacific National Exhibition[edit]

Plaza of Nations[edit]

Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park[edit]

Ridge Theatre interior and Ridge Bowling Alley interior[edit]

Robson Square[edit]

Rogers Arena (formerly General Motors Place)[edit]

Royal Bank of Canada Downtown[edit]

Shaughnessy Elementary School[edit]

St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church[edit]

St. George's School[edit]

St. Patrick's Regional Secondary School[edit]

Simon Fraser University Downtown Campus[edit]

Stanley Park[edit]

Templeton Secondary School[edit]

Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park[edit]

Vancouver Art Gallery[edit]

Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Film Studios[edit]

Vancouver Public Library[edit]

Vancouver Technical Secondary School[edit]

Vancouver Technical Secondary School

Vanier Park[edit]

Viking Hall[edit]

Waterfront Station[edit]

West Point Grey[edit]

Windermere Secondary School[edit]


University Endowment Lands[edit]

University of British Columbia (UBC)[edit]

Filming signs for The 4400, near the Rose Garden Parkade at UBC.
Wind Chill filming on the UBC campus on Main Mall at Agricultural Road.
The Chan Centre at UBC standing in for The 4400 Center, during filming for The 4400.

University Hill Secondary School[edit]

University Marketplace[edit]

Thunderbird Stadium[edit]

District of West Vancouver[edit]

Park Royal Shopping Centre.

Panorama Studios[edit]

Park Royal Shopping Centre[edit]

Collingwood School[edit]


City of White Rock[edit]

See also[edit]



External links[edit]

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