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Filming in Nanaimo

The first point of contact for filming in Nanaimo is the Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation which provides coordination of various stakeholders.

Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation
104 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5H7
Phone: 250-591-1551 x 26
Fax: 250-591-2554
Cell: 250-713-9832
Twitter: @InvestNanaimo

The Nanaimo Economic Development Corporation, in partnership with the City of Nanaimo, will assist you in completing the application, location worksheets and business licence requirements. Completed documents will be submitted to the Service & Resource Centre, Engineering Department at 411 Dunsmuir Street, Nanaimo, B.C.

Liability Insurance

  1. The following insurance requirements must be satisfied:
    1. The City must be named as additional insured in the film production company's liability policy.
    2. The amount of liability insurance should be $5,000,000.00. Smaller amounts, but not less than $2,000,000.00, may be acceptable under circumstances where City exposure is lower, as determined by the City. The City reserves the right to set an appropriate amount of liability insurance.
    3. The insurance policy must include a 30 day cancellation clause.

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