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The Osoyoos Film Industry: Why You Should Film Your Next Feature in the South Okanagan

The Osoyoos Film industry has recently put Osoyoos on the map in terms of film production. Osoyoos and the South Okanagan are quickly becoming one of the best spots for filming in British Columbia and Canada.

With high interest films like recent Oscar winner Casey Affleck’s “Light of my Life” and “The Humanity Bureau” starring Nicolas Cage, it’s no wonder why major motion and television producers are choosing Osoyoos and the South Okanagan to film.

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Osoyoos is easily accessible from downtown Vancouver, a less than 4 hours drive or a short 45 minute flight from Vancouver to the nearby Penticton Regional Airport.

Our variety of filming locations – including rugged desert landscape, eclectic mix of first class resorts and classic motels, mountain terrain, ranches, and more – offer backdrop for a diverse range of feature productions.

View all filming locations in Osoyoos here.

Plus, British Columbia is now Canada’s leading province when it comes to film production, growing from a 2.1 billion dollar industry to a whopping 2.9 billion. Read the full article from the Vancouver Sun on BC’s leading film industry.

If you are considering filming in the South Okanagan and British Columbia, Film Tax credits and incentives from Creative BC open up opportunities to subsidize labour costs, animation talent, and more. Find out more by visiting

For more information on filming in Osoyoos, visit our Film Industry Page.