International Film Commission Listings – Part 1 (listed by country)

Film commissions can assist with locations, permits and crews in the U.S. and around the world. They are also very “indie” friendly.

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AUSTRALIA

AUSFILM – AUSTRALIAN FILM AND TV OFFICE, 2049 Century Park E. 19th floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Contact: Tracey Montgomery , (310) 229-4833, cel (310) 889 -6037, e-mail: tracey.montgomery@ausfilm.com.au, website: www.ausfilm.com.au

BIG HOUSE LOCATIONS, 19 Roslyn Gardens, Elizabeth Bay, NSW 2011 Australia. Contact: Chris Beckwith, (02) 9368-1526, fax (02) 9357-2660, e-mail: bighouse@s054

MASON’S LOCATIONS, 43, Barham St., Allenby Gardens, 5009, South Australia. Contact: Mason Curtis, +61-8-8346-9568, fax +61-8-8346-8389, e-mail: masons@senet.com.au

NEW SOUTH WALES FILM & TELEVISION OFFICE, Level 6, 1 Francis Street, East Sydney, NSW 2010 Australia. Contact: Penny Austen, 61-2-9380-5599, fax 61-2-9360-1090, e-mail: penny.austen@ftosyd.nsw.gov.au, website: www.ftosyd.nsw.gov.au

PACIFIC FILM & TELEVISION COMMISSION, P.O. Box 94, Brisbane Albert Street, Queensland, Australia, 4002. Contact: Tracey Montgomery, +61 7 3224 4114, fax +61 7 3224 6717, e mail: locations@pftc.com.au, website: www.pftc.com.au

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CANADA

Alberta

ALBERTA FILM COMMISSION, Suite 111, 2526 Battleford Ave., S.W. Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T3E 7J4. Contact: Paul Rayman, Beth Thompson, (403) 221-7868, fax (403) 221-7857, e-mail: info@albertafilmcommission.com, website: www.albertafilmnetwork.com

CL WESTERN STUDIO & BACKLOT, 45001 Township Road 244, Calgary, Alberta T3Z 2N2 Canada. Contact: Michelle Copithorne, (403) 813-2003, fax (403) 932-5593, e-mail: info@clwesterntown.com, website: www.clwesterntown.com

British Columbia

CITY OF BURNABY, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5G 1M2. Contact: Susan Rae, (604) 294-7314, fax (604) 294-7733, e-mail: rae@city.burnaby.bc.ca, website: www.city.burnaby.bc.ca

COLUMBIA SHUSWAP FILM COMMISSION, 781 Marine Park Drive NE, Box 978, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4p1, Canada. Contact: Adelheid Bender, 9888) 248-2773 (BC only) (250) 832-8194, fax (250) 832-3375, e-mail: abender@csrd.bc.ca, website: www.thecolumbiashuswap.com

NANAIMO FILM OFFICE, 121-575 Fitzwilliam Street, Nanaimo, BC, Canada V9R 3B2. Contact: (250) 754-9614, e-mail: info@filmnanaimo.com, website: www.filmnanaimo.com

CITY OF NEW WESTMINSTER, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, Canada V3L 1H9. Contact: Colleen Gould, (604) 527-4682, fax (604) 527-4599, e-mail: cgould@city.new-westminster.bc.ca, website: www.city.new-westminster.bc.ca

OKANAGAN FILM COMMISSION, 1450 KLO Road, BC, V1W 324, Canada. Contact: (250) 717-0087, fax (250) 868-0512, e-mail: inquiries@okfilm.bc.ca, website: www.okfilm.bc.ca

THOMPSON-NICOLA FILM COMMISSION, 300-465 Victoria St., Kamloops, B.C., V2C 2A9, Canada. Contact: Vicci Weller, (877) 377-8673 (BC only), (250) 377-8673, fax (250) 372-5048, e-mail: vweller@tnrd.bc.ca, website: www.tnrd.bc.ca

Manitoba

MANITOBA FILM & SOUND, 410 – 93 Lombard Ave., Winnipeg, MB, R3B 3B1 Canada. Contact: Carole Vivier, (204) 947-2040, fax (204) 956-5261, e-mail: explore@mbfilmsound.mb.ca, website: www.mbfilmsound.mb.ca

New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK FILM, PO Box 5001, Moncton, NB, E1C 8R3, Canada. Contact: Margo Flewelling, (506) 453-6508, e-mail: nbfilm@gnb.ca, website: www.nbfilm.ca

Newfoundland

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR FILM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION,* 197 Water St., St. John’s, Newfoundland, A1C 1B4, Canada. Contact: Leo Furey, (709) 739-3456, fax (709) 739-1680, e-mail: newfilm@thezone.net, website: www.newfilm.nf.net

Nova Scotia

NOVA SCOTIA FILM DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, 1724 Granville Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 1X5, Canada, Contact: (902) 424-7177, fax (902) 424-0617, e-mail: novascotia.film@ns.sympatico.ca, website: www.film.ns.ca. Types of locations: Cities to small towns, particularly coastal towns. Historical sites. Industrial to agricultural communities. The Cabot Trail. Lighthouses and other unique locations. Services provided: Free script breakdown; locations library; scouting; community liason and ongoing support. Geographical areas covered: Nova Scotia, Canada. Credits: (Features) K-19 The Widowmaker, The Shipping News, Dolores Claiborne; (MOWs) Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story, A Glimpse of Hell

Ontario

ABSOLUTE LOCATION SUPPORT SERVICES, 207 Eastern Ave., Toronto, M5A 1H7, Ontario, Canada. Contact: Paul E. Kenyon, Jasmin English, (416) 203-8332, fax (416) 203-9511, e-mail: paul@absolute.to, jasmin@absolute.to, website: www.absolute.to

CITY OF RICHMOND HILL, 225 E. Beaver Creek Rd., Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 4Y5, Canada. Contact: Mike Disano, (905) 771-2523, fax (905) 771-2406, e-mail: mjd@town.richmond-hill.on.ca

ONTARIO MEDIA DEVELOPMENT CORP. / ONTARIO FILM COMMISSION, 175 Bloor St. E., North Tower, Ste. 300, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3R8, Canada. Contact: Dana Keams, (416) 314-6858, fax (416) 314-2495, e-mail: commission@ofdc.on.ca, website: www.to-ontfilm.com

Prince Edward Island

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND FILM OFFICE, PO Box 340, Prince Edward Island, C1A 7K7, Canada. Contact: Joan Turner Adams, (800) 563-3734 x5, (902) 569-7584, fax (902) 368-6255, e-mail: jtadams@gov.pe.ca

Quebec

EASTERN TOWNSHIPS FILM & TELEVISION COMMISSION, 1300 Portland blvd., P.O. Box 115, Sherbrooke, Quebec, J1H 5H5. Contact: Reno Fortin, (877) 710-3456, (819) 560-4266, fax (819) 821-1978, e-mail: info@etfilms.com, website: www.etfilms.com

MONTREAL FILM & TV COMMISSION LOCATION BANK, 275 Notre-Dame East, Room R-101, Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 1C6. Contact: Nick Barker, (514) 872-2883, fax (514) 872-3409, e-mail: film_tv@ville.montreal.qc.ca

QUEBEC CITY AREA FILM AND TV COMMISSION, 275 rue de I’Église, 4th floor, Quebec, G1K 6G7 Canada. Contact: Isabelle Drouin, (418) 641 -6766, fax (418) 641-6507, e-mail: cctq@ville.quebec.qc.ca, website: www.filmquebec.com

Saskatchewan

REGINA FILM COMMISSION, Box 1790, 2476 Victoria Ave., Regina, Saskatchewan, S4V 0X1, Canada. Contact: Roslyn Ingram, (306) 777-7486, fax (306) 777-6803, e-mail: ringram@cityregina.com, website: www.cityregina.com

SASKFILM, 1831 College Ave., Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada S4P 3V7. Contact: David Gaine, (306) 798-3456, fax (306) 798-7768, e-mail: general@saskfilm.com, website: www.saskfilm.com

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