Video Village - Filming in a Small Community

    Pitch Video

    Hollywood North is booming, but what is is like to film in a small community with limited resources, crew and training?

    Genre: Documentary
    Target Audience: All Audiences
    Target Length: 60 minutes
    Budget: $50,000

    Created By

    Cjay Boisclair ,  British-Columbia

    Synopsis

    With the support of funding initiatives like Telus Storyhive and the WIDC, doors are starting to open up for emerging filmmakers in small communities like Kamloops. But what is it really like to film in these communities? Is funding enough? What struggles are there to emerging filmmakers in small communities? Can you tell evoking stories well with limited crew, equipment, and training? Follow us through the behind the scenes process as we create a short film in our home town with local cast and crew, and interview our local indie filmmakers and established professionals. Through this engaging documentary, we give you a glimpse into what it takes to bring a story to life, who is making those stories, and what we need to do to promote filming in Kamloops.

    Links

    Twitter
    CBC - Filmmakers in B.C. Interior struggle despite...
    Kamloops News - Kamloops Filmmakers Vie for Grant Funding
    Kamloops News - Kamloops (finally) has a Talent Agency

    The Team

    Film-making is like raising a child, it takes a village! Meet our talented team of local filmmakers working together to showcase what it is like to film in a small community with limited resources.