Calgary Wins at International Film Production Awards

Calgary was honoured in Cannes, France on Monday at the International Output Awards.

3 local standing sets, John Scott Ranch, CI Ranch and Albertina Farms, gained the Locale of the Yr award, offered to a area for its get the job done across 1 or much more productions. Calgary was also a finalist for the City of Movie award, supplied to a city whose perform has aided provide for Television and filmmakers, develop regional skills and improve the neighborhood economy.

“Calgarians have occur to know that our metropolis is just one of the best up-and-coming metropolitan areas in the movie and television sector. With this award and nomination, now the total entire world appreciates it too,” stated Calgary Mayor Jyoti Gondek.

“Movie-friendly municipal insurance policies, along with economic development initiatives, and an extraordinary talent pool will carry on to cement Calgary as the place of alternative for productions.”

The screen industries are an critical part of Calgary’s diversifying financial system, aiding to make Calgary’s model as an iconic city and a world-wide innovative hub. Together, the Calgary Movie Fee, The City of Calgary and industry companions have been working to make Calgary an desirable location for film, television and electronic media creation.

“Increasingly, we’re seeing productions arrive right here mainly because of our modern-day studios, expert expertise pool, write-up-manufacturing assist, concentration on sustainability and Fairness, Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility across Calgary’s imaginative financial state,” said Luke Azevedo, Calgary Movie Commissioner and VP, Artistic Industries and Operations, Calgary Financial Improvement. 

“This recognition is testomony to Calgary becoming a foremost destination for world, large-scale productions since we function alongside one another to build the proper setting for their accomplishment.”

The World-wide Manufacturing Awards recognize excellence in movie creation around the earth and are judged by leading industry specialists. Held concurrent to the Cannes Movie Competition, the awards celebrate the ideal locations, stand-out studios, outstanding resourceful crews, strategies, and executions.