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$1.2B in film, TV work in B.C.

VANCOUVER (CP) _ Action in the film and TV industry earned B.C. more than $1.2 billion last year.

Arts Minister Stan Hagen says it was an outstanding year despite a strong Canadian dollar and global competition.

Figures from the B.C. Film Commission show the value of foreign movie productions grew to $278 million, up from $225 million in 2005.

Spending on foreign television series increased by more than 45 per cent to $433 million.

A total of 230 productions were completed in B.C.

last year, including 53 feature films, 39 television series and 63 movies of the week.

The feature films included Night at the Museum, The Last Mimzy and Shooter, while the TV series included Battlestar Galactica, Whistler, Intelligence, The L Word and Men in Trees.

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Headline, Industry News

$1.2B in film, TV work in B.C.

VANCOUVER (CP) _ Action in the film and TV industry earned B.C. more than $1.2 billion last year.

Arts Minister Stan Hagen says it was an outstanding year despite a strong Canadian dollar and global competition.

Figures from the B.C. Film Commission show the value of foreign movie productions grew to $278 million, up from $225 million in 2005.

Spending on foreign television series increased by more than 45 per cent to $433 million.

A total of 230 productions were completed in B.C.

last year, including 53 feature films, 39 television series and 63 movies of the week.

The feature films included Night at the Museum, The Last Mimzy and Shooter, while the TV series included Battlestar Galactica, Whistler, Intelligence, The L Word and Men in Trees.

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Headline, Industry News

$1.2B in film, TV work in B.C.

VANCOUVER (CP) _ Action in the film and TV industry earned B.C. more than $1.2 billion last year.

Arts Minister Stan Hagen says it was an outstanding year despite a strong Canadian dollar and global competition.

Figures from the B.C. Film Commission show the value of foreign movie productions grew to $278 million, up from $225 million in 2005.

Spending on foreign television series increased by more than 45 per cent to $433 million.

A total of 230 productions were completed in B.C.

last year, including 53 feature films, 39 television series and 63 movies of the week.

The feature films included Night at the Museum, The Last Mimzy and Shooter, while the TV series included Battlestar Galactica, Whistler, Intelligence, The L Word and Men in Trees.

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