Camosun Advances Plans For Movie Studio, Training Centre

Camosun Advances Plans For Movie Studio, Training Centre

Aerial view of the studio website at Interurban campus.

VICTORIA – Plans for a movie studio on Camosun Faculty’s Interurban campus with training elements took one step nearer to actuality in the present day with the posting of a Request for Pre-Qualification on BC Bid.

“Camosun is hoping to turns its imaginative and prescient of a business movie studio mixed with instructional elements right into a actuality with the discharge of a Request for Pre-Qualification,” explains Geoff Wilmshurst, Vice President of Partnerships. “The method is meant to lead to an revolutionary proposal that advantages the faculty, college students and the native financial system.”

The Request for Pre-Qualification invitations respondents to change into pre-qualified to design, construct and fund a movie and digital media training centre in trade for a 99-year lease. Responses will decide a shortlist of respondents who will then be invited to the second stage by way of an Request for Proposals from which a most well-liked proponent will probably be recognized and enter into an settlement with Camosun.

Subsequent steps embrace an all-proponent assembly later this month with a submission deadline of Sept. 30. Actual dimensions, dimension, structure, timelines and prices will probably be finalized with the enter of the popular proponent.

A replica of the Request for Pre-Qualification is offered at

In spring 2021, the Ministry of Superior Training and Abilities Coaching offered $150,000 to help Camosun within the exploration of instructional alternatives for college kids within the BC movie trade and the potential growth of an on-campus movie studio.

The movie trade in BC generates roughly $3.4 billion of income yearly with many of the work in Vancouver.

Established in 1971, Camosun is likely one of the largest faculties in British Columbia with campuses on the Conventional Territories of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples. For over 50 years, Camosun has been delivering revolutionary, related and utilized training, supporting communities, companies and employers.


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