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A scene from director Jacquile Kambo’s animated short film, “Embrace,” featured at this week’s Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival. The movie is about Arty, a faceless and well dressed man who gets ready for his date until he meets his younger self who makes things complicated.

80 movies featured at South Asian film festival, at Surrey venues starting Nov. 11

Tickets are $125 for an opening gala Nov. 10 at city hall’s Centre Stage theatre

 

White Rock’s pier is being set-up for a film set. (Sobia Moman photo)

PHOTOS: White Rock pier being set-up for film set

The promenade will be used for filming this week

 

White Rock’s waterfront will be featured in two separate filming projects from Sept. 8 to Sept 13. (File photo)

White Rock waterfront to stand in for Italy and California in pair of filming projects

Two projects will be shooting scenes on the promenade and at the pier

 

Vehicles and film equipment at Holland Park in Surrey on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Looks like ‘Percy Jackson’ series is filming at Holland Park in Surrey

Police and fire vehicles with ‘St. Louis’ graphics were parked there Tuesday

Vehicles and film equipment at Holland Park in Surrey on Tuesday, Sept. 6.
Film crew cars and helicopters were parked across from Harrison Resort Golf Course as part of the filming of “Hourglass” in the Harrison Lake area. (Adam Louis/Observer)

“Godzilla” series filming in Harrison Lake area

Series with working title “Hourglass” filming in various B.C. locales

Film crew cars and helicopters were parked across from Harrison Resort Golf Course as part of the filming of “Hourglass” in the Harrison Lake area. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Matt Truex, a Los Angeles-based archive representative with Warner Bros. Discovery, adjusts a Superman costume for the new “Surrey on Screen” exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Museum’s new ‘Surrey on Screen’ showcases movies, TV shows filmed here, plus old Clova projector

‘It’s been so much fun putting this together and learning about how much has been filmed here,’ curator says

Matt Truex, a Los Angeles-based archive representative with Warner Bros. Discovery, adjusts a Superman costume for the new “Surrey on Screen” exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Rita’s Diner in Cloverdale goes up in flames as cameras roll. The diner was built over the course of a week and set alight Aug. 10 for a scene in the upcoming Hilary Swank TV show “Alaska Daily.” (Photo submitted: Paul Orazietti)

Diner set on fire for new Hilary Swank TV show

Swank’s ‘Alaska Daily’ was filming in Cloverdale Aug. 10

Rita’s Diner in Cloverdale goes up in flames as cameras roll. The diner was built over the course of a week and set alight Aug. 10 for a scene in the upcoming Hilary Swank TV show “Alaska Daily.” (Photo submitted: Paul Orazietti)
Paul Orazietti walks across 176th in front of the Dann’s Electronics building. Because of the film history attached to Dann’s, Orazietti said the corner has become the most-photographed spot in Surrey. Orazietti is consulting on a new exhibition about Surrey’s rich film history that’ll open at the Museum of Surrey this fall. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

An exhibit on the city’s film history to open at Museum of Surrey this fall

Exhibition will highlight film and TV productions shot around town

Paul Orazietti walks across 176th in front of the Dann’s Electronics building. Because of the film history attached to Dann’s, Orazietti said the corner has become the most-photographed spot in Surrey. Orazietti is consulting on a new exhibition about Surrey’s rich film history that’ll open at the Museum of Surrey this fall. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Lizzy Elliott of Abbotsford has received a $20,000 grant to film a documentary on Skully White, owner of the gourmet hotdog business Lullys Food Experience. White donated a kidney to a customer in 2020. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford woman wins $20K grant to film Hotdogs for Life documentary

Project will feature Skully White, who donated kidney to customer in 2020

Lizzy Elliott of Abbotsford has received a $20,000 grant to film a documentary on Skully White, owner of the gourmet hotdog business Lullys Food Experience. White donated a kidney to a customer in 2020. (Submitted photo)
John Cena is seen filming ‘Peacemaker’ in Cloverdale in 2021. HBO Max recently announced the popular series has been renewed for a second season. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale-filmed TV series ‘Peacemaker’ renewed for second season

BIA director cautiously optimistic superhero series will return to film in Cloverdale

John Cena is seen filming ‘Peacemaker’ in Cloverdale in 2021. HBO Max recently announced the popular series has been renewed for a second season. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Surrey resident Vinay Giridhar directed the new documentary movie, “Emergence: Out of the Shadows,” which sheds light on three South Asian adults (Kayden, Jag and Amar) and their stories of growing up gay. (Photo: visaff.ca)

Surrey director’s ‘Emergence’ doc film aims to educate about South Asians who grow up gay

The award-winning movie will play during Surrey’s Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival

Surrey resident Vinay Giridhar directed the new documentary movie, “Emergence: Out of the Shadows,” which sheds light on three South Asian adults (Kayden, Jag and Amar) and their stories of growing up gay. (Photo: visaff.ca)
Image from a poster for the film “Arab Blues,” shown during the inaugural Shakti Film Festival in 2020. (Photo: filmfreeway.com)

Women in strong, creative roles the focus of films at second Surrey festival

Submissions sought in four categories for mid-October online screenings, with prizes awarded

Image from a poster for the film “Arab Blues,” shown during the inaugural Shakti Film Festival in 2020. (Photo: filmfreeway.com)
Surrey’s Civic Plaza was featured in the trailer for the Disney+ reboot of “Turner & Hooch,” which is coming to the streaming service July 21. (Photo: Disney+/YouTube)
Surrey’s Civic Plaza was featured in the trailer for the Disney+ reboot of “Turner & Hooch,” which is coming to the streaming service July 21. (Photo: Disney+/YouTube)
TEASER PHOTO.

Surrey school-filmed ‘Odd Girl’ set to debut on horror short channel

Director Rami Kahlon went back to L.A. Matheson to make the supernatural thriller

TEASER PHOTO.
Paul Orazietti stands outside the Dann’s Electronics building which has been transformed into “Henenlotter Video” while being used for James Gunn’s HBO Max series “Peacemaker.” (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale may soon have an all-things film and TV webpage that will chronicle the area’s film history

Paul Orazietti discusses his plan to help bring more film fans to the Cloverdale area

Paul Orazietti stands outside the Dann’s Electronics building which has been transformed into “Henenlotter Video” while being used for James Gunn’s HBO Max series “Peacemaker.” (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A temporary facade was built in Fort Langley for the Sonic 2 movie that shot in April. Star Jim Carrey reportedly wrapped up the production by giving away a new SUV to a member of the production crew (Langley Advance Times file)
A temporary facade was built in Fort Langley for the Sonic 2 movie that shot in April. Star Jim Carrey reportedly wrapped up the production by giving away a new SUV to a member of the production crew (Langley Advance Times file)
Featuring John Cena, The Scriptures was being filmed in South Surrey Wednesday evening on 24 Avenue near King George Boulevard. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Featuring John Cena, The Scriptures was being filmed in South Surrey Wednesday evening on 24 Avenue near King George Boulevard. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Film crews took over Hawthorne Square Dec. 14 to shoot scenes from the TV series Flash. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

UPDATE: Cloverdale ‘Flash’ episode airs

TV series ‘Flash’ transported 176th Street back to 1998

Film crews took over Hawthorne Square Dec. 14 to shoot scenes from the TV series Flash. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
An unknown stuntman leaps out a window on the second of floor of the Dann’s Electronics building in Cloverdale March 19. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
An unknown stuntman leaps out a window on the second of floor of the Dann’s Electronics building in Cloverdale March 19. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Cloverdale actress Emma Oliver is seen in her “Tailie” costume during some downtime while filming the Netflix series Snowpiercer. (Photo submitted)
Cloverdale actress Emma Oliver is seen in her “Tailie” costume during some downtime while filming the Netflix series Snowpiercer. (Photo submitted)