Movies and Commercials Filmed in the Kamloops Area
Check out this movie map by the TNRD - see where the celebs have been in Kamloops and what movies have been filmed in our area!
The vast, rugged landscape of the
The first film was created in 1912, the year that
Approximately six documentary films were shot in Kamloops in the 1920’s and Fox Movietonews of New York had crews that traveled the world filming events for showings in theaters, which included the 1924 Kamloops “Queen of the May” ceremonies. In1928, the National Museum of Man in
Since the earlier days, more major feature films have been created in
Cadence with Martin and Charlie Sheen
An Unfinished Life with Robert Redford, Jennifer Lopez and Morgan Freeman
Firewall with Harrison Ford and Virginia Madsen.
2012 with Jon Cusack and Woody Harrelson which was filmed in the Kamloops, Ashcroft and Cache Creek region.
The Iron Horse featuring Kamloops Heritage Railway's 2141 steam locomotive and crew was filmed on the track between Kamloops and Westwold in 2008 and the made for TV mini series ran on the CBC in 2009.
The A-Team with Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson, Rampage and Shartlo Copley
The Wicker Man with Nicholas Cage
The Pledge with Jack Nicholson, Robyn Wright Penn, Patricia Clarkson, Beneicio Del Toro and Aaron Eckhart
The television miniseries Alice was filmed on the Tranquille Property near Red Lake in Kamloops in 2008, which aired in late 2009 on Showcase. An independent film Rain Down was also filmed in the area. Many episodes for various TV series such as Battlestar Galactica, Smallville, The Andromeda Strain and Traffic have also been filmed in and around Kamloops.
Kamloops Vince Prokop won a Leo for co-producing music video JITTERS. He is also going to Toronto to the 2013 Much Music Video Awards because Jitters is nominated for Best Hip Hop video; let’s keep our fingers crossed and hope he wins!
Ian Weir, who graduated from Kam-Hi, created CBC’s ARCTIC AIR and has won several Leo Awards; currently he is writing a novel; maybe he’ll do a book signing here!
Vancouver produced TV series Continuum and Arrow garnered most Leo TV series awards.
Kamloops actress Gabrielle Rose was nominated this year for a Leo as Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Motion Picture for CRIMES OF MIKE RECKERT. http://www.viff.org/festival/films/f6805-crimes-of-mike-recket
Although Gabrielle did not win this year, Gabrielle has won several Leos in the past. However, she is best remembered for her role as the school bus driver in Atom Egoyan’s Academy Award winning (Best Original Screenplay) THE SWEET HEREAFTER, and was a guest artist at the Kamloops Film Festival.
Michael Shanks won a Leo for Best Lead Performance by a Male in the TV series SAVING HOPE.
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Kamloops' unique landscape has made appearances in many films doubling for places such as Afghanistan, Africa, Arctic Tundra, Pakistan, Mexico, Oregon, Tibet, Wyoming and many more.
For more information on films in
Monica Dickinson: Destination Marketing, Manager - Communications
Thompson-Nicola Film Commission
Victoria Weller, Executive Director of Film
#300—465 Victoria Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 2A9
Phone: (250) 377-8673 Fax: (250) 372-5048
Toll Free in B.C.: 1-877-377-8673