Partners

Okanagan Studios has many onsite services as well as established preferential relationships and pricing with many local vendors and crew in order to support your specialized production needs. These include:

  • Local Crew
  • Equipment
  • Transportation
  • Accommodations
  • IT Services
  • Janitorial & Waste Management
  • Catering
  • Animation, VFX & Post

Equipment

Lighting & Grip:

William F. Whites

William F. White International Inc. (Whites) is a Comweb Group member company. Founded in 1963, Whites is Canada’s oldest and largest provider of professional motion picture, television, digital media and theatrical production equipment. The company services productions of all sizes from coast to coast and has the most extensive inventory of equipment in the industry, including the very latest in technological advances.

 

Camera Packages:

Lorne Lapham

Lorne Lapham Sales & Rentals has evolved over the years as a Canadian Family business with many talented, professional staff who share the interest to offer friendly, knowledgeable service that will assist you to make informed choices.  All have contributed the building blocks for LLSR’s solid and trusted reputation.

Lifts & Generators:

Nor-Val

We offer clean quality equipment, superior customer service and prompt delivery to serve your construction, industrial, or residential needs. Nor-Val Equipment Rentals now has the largest variety of lift equipment in the North Okanagan.

Trucks trailers wagons:

Harolds Custom Equipment

We are a Canadian owned and operated business, specializing in the rentals of Production Trailers, Starwagon’s, Wardrobe Trailers, Honeywagons, WCB Approved First Aid Trailers and more. Contact us for your “One Stop Transportation Shop”. We cater to Movie Production companies only.

 

Vehicles, cubes (up to 5 tonne), cars, vans:

Budget Car & Truck Rentals

Select from a wide variety of vehicles at Budget Vernon, check out the latest Vernon Car Rental Deals, and be confident that you are getting the best rental rates in British Columbia!

 

Helicopters:

Coldstream Helicopters Film Division

Adding production value, aerial photography and cinematography offers a unique perspective to clients and the versatility of the helicopter allows for that unique shot. We have provided flight photography and filming for many projects including major motion picture, sports film , commercials and sports events.

 

Film Commissions

Okanagan Film Commission

Our Mandate:
To generate a positive economic impact by enabling the growth of the Okanagan-Similkameen-Boundary region as a film and new media centre. The Okanagan Film Commission will continue to attract and build the film industry in this region through infrastructure development, strategic partnering, marketing and promotion.

Columbia Shushwap Film Commission

The Columbia Shuswap Film Commission is a full-service film commission representing British Columbia’s Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD). Our services include scouting, accompanied surveys, script breakdown, community liaison services, and more. We maintain a comprehensive locations database in conjunction with Creative BC.

 

 

Thompson-Nicola Film Commission

The Thompson-Nicola Film Commission is a full-time, full-service film commission representing the Thompson-Nicola Regional District, in the interior of British Columbia, Canada. Desert, canyons, grasslands, mountains and resorts are a few of our BC locations.

 

VFX Post & Animation

Allegiance Studios (VFX)

Allegiance Studios is a creative post-production visual effects studio specializing in producing captivating imagery for film and television. We are a team of artists dedicated to the production of high quality visual effects. We can enhance any production, anything that requires compositing, cleanup, 2D and 3D animation, motion graphics and more.

Yeti Farm Creative (Animation)

We help other studios with creative development, pre-production (design, storyboards, writing) and every other part of the animation pipeline, in all three primary platforms (Flash, Harmony and Maya).

Accomodations

Accommodations

Okanagan Studios has a number of accommodation partners from budget to 5-star luxury resorts we have pre-negotiated volume rates from $40 – $200/night.  

Volume rates have been negotiated with all hotels in 20 minute radius of the studio.  Here is a sample list of some of our top choices:

 

Sparkling Hill

5-Star Luxury Destination Resort & Spa

Swarovski crystal-infused Sparkling Hill. Over 3.5 million crystals infused within this modern oasis – a most remarkable hotel and wellness centre with European-inspired design elegance. Nestled in the mountains near Vernon, BC, and overlooking Lake Okanagan, your personal journey to whole body health and wellness begins at our standout among British Columbia resorts.

The Castle Swan Lake

4-star Luxury 1 & 2-Bed Suites Hotel

Take in the stunning beauty of the Swan Lake and Okanagan Valley from The Castle at Swan Lake All Suite Hotel, which features balconies or decks either with views of the beautiful Swan Lake, stunning landscaped Courtyard or Pool (Views can be requested, but cannot be guaranteed.)

Prestige

About the Hotel

Located across from Vernon Square Shopping Centre, the Prestige Hotel Vernon is conveniently located close to business, recreational and shopping areas.  With 103 guestrooms, a swimming pool, hot tub, fitness centre and on-site restaurant, guests will enjoy a comfort and convenience.

Holiday Inn

Hotel in Vernon with Indoor Pool and Free Hot Breakfast

Of the hotels in Vernon BC, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Vernon is the perfect blend of value and convenient location. We are located 2.4km from downtown Vernon within walking distance of the Lake City Casino and Village Green Shopping Centre and near the Okanagan Valley surrounded by the Swan, Kalamalka and Okanagan lakes.

 

Vernon Lodge & Conference Center

Welcome to the Vernon Lodge

The Vernon Lodge and Conference Centre provides a warm, inviting atmosphere for all guests. Whether you’re joining us for leisure, business, or an event, you have our commitment that we will provide the best quality services in an effort to make your stay a memorable one.

Village Green Hotel 

Celebrating 40 Years!

Welcome to the Village Green Hotel located at the north end of the City of Vernon – nestled in the heart of B.C.’s recreational paradise – the North Okanagan. Our full-service Vernon hotel offers a restaurant, a bar and a liquor store. An independently run wellness spa is also on-site.

 

Silver Star Resort

Book your perfect stay at SilverStar Mountain Resort in one of our hotels, condos, or holiday homes. We have properties with a wide variety of amenities and you can review them all here.

Sandman Inn & Suites

A lively city set against the natural beauty of grassland hills, stunning mountains and fresh water lakes, Vernon has endless outdoor and business opportunities to pursue all year round.

 

 

Blue Stream Motel

This quaint motel is located 1.9 miles from Vernon village centre, with shopping and dining. The motel features an on-site ice cream shop and rooms with free Wi-Fi. A small seating area equipped with microwave and refrigerator, are standard at the Blue Stream Motel. The rooms also have a private bathroom.

 

Days Inn

Close to Village Green Center with Indoor Heated Pool

Enjoy a bright and sunny stay at the Days Inn Vernon!  Located in the North Okanagan region in the province of British Columbia, our hotel is across the street from Village Green Center, the largest shopping center in North Okanagan.  With numerous golf courses, two beautiful lakes and a ski resort nearby, our Vernon hotel is the perfect spot for your next trip to the region.

 

Contact Us Below to Make a Booking!