The commission is instrumental in helping productions cut through the red tape that exists in a city like Victoria that is composed of 13 municipalities. In 2005 the film industry conributed nearly $24 Million to the local economy. I’ll try to keep on this story for you as it develops.
Saturday, January 14, 2006
Victoria's Film Commission disapearing?
Recent reports of the demise of the Victoria Film Commission office may be premature, but not far-fetched. The commission fills a valued service to the film and television industries that come to Victoria but their recent loss of the top man, Barry Dodd, struck a blow that will be followed by the end of their current lease in March. Currently the funding that helps run the commission comes from a number of sources including A-Channel, local government and local businesses like The Travelers Inn.