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Matt Truex, a Los Angeles-based archive representative with Warner Bros. Discovery, adjusts a Superman costume for the new “Surrey on Screen” exhibit at the Museum of Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Museum’s new ‘Surrey on Screen’ showcases movies, TV shows filmed here, plus old Clova projector

‘It’s been so much fun putting this together and learning about how much has been filmed here,’ curator says

 

Rita’s Diner in Cloverdale goes up in flames as cameras roll. The diner was built over the course of a week and set alight Aug. 10 for a scene in the upcoming Hilary Swank TV show “Alaska Daily.” (Photo submitted: Paul Orazietti)

Diner set on fire for new Hilary Swank TV show

Swank’s ‘Alaska Daily’ was filming in Cloverdale Aug. 10

 

Paul Orazietti walks across 176th in front of the Dann’s Electronics building. Because of the film history attached to Dann’s, Orazietti said the corner has become the most-photographed spot in Surrey. Orazietti is consulting on a new exhibition about Surrey’s rich film history that’ll open at the Museum of Surrey this fall. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

An exhibit on the city’s film history to open at Museum of Surrey this fall

Exhibition will highlight film and TV productions shot around town

 

Lizzy Elliott of Abbotsford has received a $20,000 grant to film a documentary on Skully White, owner of the gourmet hotdog business Lullys Food Experience. White donated a kidney to a customer in 2020. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford woman wins $20K grant to film Hotdogs for Life documentary

Project will feature Skully White, who donated kidney to customer in 2020

Lizzy Elliott of Abbotsford has received a $20,000 grant to film a documentary on Skully White, owner of the gourmet hotdog business Lullys Food Experience. White donated a kidney to a customer in 2020. (Submitted photo)
John Cena is seen filming ‘Peacemaker’ in Cloverdale in 2021. HBO Max recently announced the popular series has been renewed for a second season. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale-filmed TV series ‘Peacemaker’ renewed for second season

BIA director cautiously optimistic superhero series will return to film in Cloverdale

John Cena is seen filming ‘Peacemaker’ in Cloverdale in 2021. HBO Max recently announced the popular series has been renewed for a second season. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Surrey resident Vinay Giridhar directed the new documentary movie, “Emergence: Out of the Shadows,” which sheds light on three South Asian adults (Kayden, Jag and Amar) and their stories of growing up gay. (Photo: visaff.ca)

Surrey director’s ‘Emergence’ doc film aims to educate about South Asians who grow up gay

The award-winning movie will play during Surrey’s Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival

Surrey resident Vinay Giridhar directed the new documentary movie, “Emergence: Out of the Shadows,” which sheds light on three South Asian adults (Kayden, Jag and Amar) and their stories of growing up gay. (Photo: visaff.ca)
Image from a poster for the film “Arab Blues,” shown during the inaugural Shakti Film Festival in 2020. (Photo: filmfreeway.com)

Women in strong, creative roles the focus of films at second Surrey festival

Submissions sought in four categories for mid-October online screenings, with prizes awarded

Image from a poster for the film “Arab Blues,” shown during the inaugural Shakti Film Festival in 2020. (Photo: filmfreeway.com)
Surrey’s Civic Plaza was featured in the trailer for the Disney+ reboot of “Turner & Hooch,” which is coming to the streaming service July 21. (Photo: Disney+/YouTube)
Surrey’s Civic Plaza was featured in the trailer for the Disney+ reboot of “Turner & Hooch,” which is coming to the streaming service July 21. (Photo: Disney+/YouTube)
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Surrey school-filmed ‘Odd Girl’ set to debut on horror short channel

Director Rami Kahlon went back to L.A. Matheson to make the supernatural thriller

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Paul Orazietti stands outside the Dann’s Electronics building which has been transformed into “Henenlotter Video” while being used for James Gunn’s HBO Max series “Peacemaker.” (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale may soon have an all-things film and TV webpage that will chronicle the area’s film history

Paul Orazietti discusses his plan to help bring more film fans to the Cloverdale area

Paul Orazietti stands outside the Dann’s Electronics building which has been transformed into “Henenlotter Video” while being used for James Gunn’s HBO Max series “Peacemaker.” (Photo: Malin Jordan)
A temporary facade was built in Fort Langley for the Sonic 2 movie that shot in April. Star Jim Carrey reportedly wrapped up the production by giving away a new SUV to a member of the production crew (Langley Advance Times file)
A temporary facade was built in Fort Langley for the Sonic 2 movie that shot in April. Star Jim Carrey reportedly wrapped up the production by giving away a new SUV to a member of the production crew (Langley Advance Times file)
Featuring John Cena, The Scriptures was being filmed in South Surrey Wednesday evening on 24 Avenue near King George Boulevard. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Featuring John Cena, The Scriptures was being filmed in South Surrey Wednesday evening on 24 Avenue near King George Boulevard. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Film crews took over Hawthorne Square Dec. 14 to shoot scenes from the TV series Flash. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

UPDATE: Cloverdale ‘Flash’ episode airs

TV series ‘Flash’ transported 176th Street back to 1998

Film crews took over Hawthorne Square Dec. 14 to shoot scenes from the TV series Flash. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
An unknown stuntman leaps out a window on the second of floor of the Dann’s Electronics building in Cloverdale March 19. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
An unknown stuntman leaps out a window on the second of floor of the Dann’s Electronics building in Cloverdale March 19. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Cloverdale actress Emma Oliver is seen in her “Tailie” costume during some downtime while filming the Netflix series Snowpiercer. (Photo submitted)
Cloverdale actress Emma Oliver is seen in her “Tailie” costume during some downtime while filming the Netflix series Snowpiercer. (Photo submitted)
Kayden Bhangu, cast member of “Emergence: Out of the Shadows,” in a new video previewing the documentary film, due for release in 2021. (YouTube photo)
Kayden Bhangu, cast member of “Emergence: Out of the Shadows,” in a new video previewing the documentary film, due for release in 2021. (YouTube photo)
South Surrey’s Pacific Inn Resort – known locally as the Pink Palace – has been closed as a hotel since 2018, but has reinvented itself as a film studio. (Facebook photo)

South Surrey’s ‘Pink Palace’ reinvented as a film facility

With redevelopment on hold, building has also been a venue for paranormal and historic tours

South Surrey’s Pacific Inn Resort – known locally as the Pink Palace – has been closed as a hotel since 2018, but has reinvented itself as a film studio. (Facebook photo)
TEASER PHOTO Agam Darshi, filmmaker and actor.

Agam Darshi dishes on Netflix-run ‘Funny Boy’ and filming her own movie during COVID

Part-time Surrey resident stars in Deepa Mehta-directed drama set in Sri Lanka

TEASER PHOTO Agam Darshi, filmmaker and actor.
A post-crash scene is set on 176A Street and 58A Avenue in Cloverdale as crews filmed the TV series Supernatural Aug. 24. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Supernatural filming in Cloverdale

Post-crash scene set on 176A Street

A post-crash scene is set on 176A Street and 58A Avenue in Cloverdale as crews filmed the TV series Supernatural Aug. 24. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Cast and crew were on set at ‘Cerberus Books’ on Oct. 30, filming scenes for ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.’ (File photo: Samantha Anderson)

Filming applications ‘coming in slowly’ to the City of Surrey

Netflix cancels ‘Sabrina’, but filming manager says new calls coming in to film in Cloverdale

Cast and crew were on set at ‘Cerberus Books’ on Oct. 30, filming scenes for ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.’ (File photo: Samantha Anderson)