Located in beautiful British Columbia on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples – the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, and Musqueam Nations, Vancouver is a dynamic hub for media creators and storytellers from all walks of life. Nicknamed ‘Hollywood North’, Vancouver boasts a thriving film and television production center – the third largest in North America after New York and Los Angeles – and is the proud host to some of the world’s greatest film festivals including the Vancouver International Film Festival and DOXA Documentary Film Fest.
Along with a thriving film and TV industry, Vancouver is a world-class city for 3D, game, and visual effects production. Vancouver is home to some of the largest visual effects studios in the world including Industrial Light and Magic, Scanline, Sony Imageworks, Method Studios, and more.
With its outstanding natural beauty, Vancouver also offers many recreational benefits, access to the ocean, mountains, parks and fitness centres, all complemented by a lively arts scene and vibrant nightlife.