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]

Bowen Island Municipality[edit]

Britannia Beach[edit]

Brunswick Beach[edit]

City of Burnaby[edit]

The Bridge Studios[edit]

See The Bridge Studios article for full listing.[3]

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 Psych

Simon Fraser University (SFU)[edit]

Lougheed Town Centre[edit]


City of Chilliwack and area[edit]

City Centre (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]

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]

"Stick Up"

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

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

Back woods The 100 (TV show)

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.


  • 2013 - Subaru film shoot[8]
  • 2012 - Procter & Gamble Olympic commercial[8]
  • 2011 - Kia car commercial[8]
  • 2004 - Mountain Dew commercial filmed at Pemberton Airport[8]
  • 2003 - Smart Set Clothing Co. fashion photo shoot at One Mile Lake[8]
  • 2003 - Hyundai car commercial filmed at Pemberton Airport[8]
  • 2002 - Chevy truck commercial filmed at One Mile Lake[8]

City of Pitt Meadows[edit]

Swan-e-set Golf Course and Resort:

Port Moody[edit]

Heritage Woods Secondary School[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:

  • Andromeda (2000–2005)
  • Arctic Air (2014)
  • Bates Motel (2015)
  • Blade (2006)
  • Continuum (2012)
  • The Flash (2016)
  • Great Canadian Books (2010)
  • Green Arrow
  • The Guard (2008)
  • The Highlander
  • MacGyver (1985)
  • Men in Trees (2006)
  • Midnight Sun (2014)
  • Motive (2014)
  • Restless Josie (2011)
  • The Returned (2015)
  • Rick Mercer Report
  • Search and Rescue (2008)
  • The Sentinel
  • Supernatural (2016)
  • Timeless (2016)
  • The X-Files (1993)
  • The Good Doctor (2017)


  • Canadian Tire
  • Delta Airlines
  • Ford
  • Kellogg's
  • Land Rover
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Snickers
  • Tim Hortons
  • Scotiabank

Feature films:

  • The 12 Disasters of Christmas (2012 TV movie)
  • 3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
  • A Fool and His Honey (2017)
  • Backcountry (2014)
  • Behemoth (2011 TV movie)
  • Best. Trip. Ever. (2010 TV movie)
  • Beyond Gravity (2000)
  • Big Nothing (2006)
  • The Big Year (2011)
  • Bloodsuckers (2005 TV movie)
  • Chaos Theory (2008)
  • Coming Home for Christmas (2013 video)
  • A Dangerous Man (2009 video)
  • Dark Island (2010)
  • Darkly Machiever (1997 short film)
  • Deadly Pursuit (1988)
  • Double Jeopardy (1999)
  • Earth's Final Hours (2011 TV movie)
  • Embrace of the Vampire (2013 video)
  • End of the World (2013 TV movie)
  • Far Cry (2008)
  • Final Ascent (2000 TV movie)
  • Final Destination (2000)
  • Firestorm (1998)
  • The Fourth Kind (2009)
  • Free Willy 3: The Rescue (1997)
  • Goodbye (2012 short film)
  • Happy Face Killer (2014 TV movie)
  • The Haze (2012 short film)
  • Hike (2010 short film)
  • Horns (2013)
  • Ice Road Terror (2011 TV movie)
  • In the Shadow of the Chief (2003 documentary)
  • Insomnia (2002)
  • The Interview (2015)
  • Into the Forest
  • Kevin of the North (2001)
  • Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (2006 TV movie)
  • Life Is Calling My Name (2008 documentary)
  • Little Black Caddy (2005 short film)
  • Lone Hero (2002)
  • Lunch with Charles (2001)
  • Marijuana PSA (2015 short film)
  • The Marine 4: Moving Target (2015 video)
  • McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
  • MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
  • No Clue (2013)
  • Pathfinder (2007)
  • Peacemakers (1997)
  • The Revenant (2015)
  • Revisiting "Suddenly" (2013 documentary)
  • The Rise of Enduro (2014 documentary)
  • Say It Isn't So (2001)
  • Star Trek Beyond (2015)
  • Suddenly (2013)
  • Thrown (2002 short film)
  • The Tree That Saved Christmas (2014 TV movie)
  • The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
  • Walking Tall (2004)
  • Way of the Wicked (2014)
  • What It Takes: A Documentary About 4 World Class Triathletes' Quest for Greatness (2006 documentary)
  • White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf (1994)
  • Wild Guys (2004)
  • The Woods (2013)
  • Zolar (2004 TV movie)

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]

2404 Guelph Street[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]

Georgia Viaduct, 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]



Kitsilano Secondary School:

Lions Gate Bridge[edit]

Lord Byng Secondary School[edit]

Lord Strathcona Elementary School[edit]

Magee Secondary School[edit]

Mary’s on Davie West End, Vancouver[edit]

Marine Building[edit]

The Marine Building, better known 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]

Point Grey Secondary School[edit]

Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park[edit]

Ridge Theatre interior and Ridge Bowling Alley interior (now demolished)[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 College[edit]

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]


  1. ^ "Lake Placid (1999)". Yahoo Movies.
  2. ^ locations listing
  3. ^ Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "The Bridge Studios, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada"
  4. ^ a b Life Unexpected
  5. ^ "Battle of the Bulbs". IMDb.
  6. ^ a b The Killing
  7. ^ "21 Jump Street" (1987)
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "FIlming in the Village of Pemberton". Archived from the original on 2014-09-29. Retrieved 2016-01-10.
  9. ^ a b "Buy Generic Neurontin No Prescription - Gabapentin for Sale Online".
  10. ^ "The Grey Fox (1982) - IMDb". IMDb.
  11. ^ "Downhill Willie (1996) - IMDb". IMDb.
  12. ^ Ski School (1990)
  13. ^ Ski School (1994)

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