Filming in Vancouver: Christmas TV movies abound, Idris Elba and Kate Winslet praise Vancouver

Idris Elba hit the Toronto International Film Festival’s red carpets with his new girlfriend from Vancouver, Sabrina Dhowre.

While, inexplicably, egg nog has already hit Vancouver store shelves prior to Halloween, if you happen to see elaborate Christmas decorations around town, they may not necessarily be companies trying to push the Noel season upon us prematurely.

What you might be witnessing are the numerous Christmas TV movies being shot around town.

In fact, there are so many seasonal TV specials being shot here, Vancouver might as well be renamed Hollywood North Pole.

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Filming in Vancouver: Christmas TV movies abound, Idris Elba and Kate Winslet praise Vancouver

Kate Gives Vancouver a Shout Out From the Red Carpet

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Kate Winslet walked the red carpet at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF),Β  and gushed about how much she loved filming The Mountain Between Us in Vancouver. Check it out!

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Kate Gives Vancouver a Shout Out From the Red Carpet

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Has Landed in Vancouver

Yesterday evening, The Rock showed off the Vancouver views while he shared some inspirational words about how failure got him where he is today.

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Has Landed in Vancouver

Geek Show Infographic: Popular Filming Locations in Vancouver

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Sci-Fi gurus unite!

Click on the infographic to check out all of the popular filming locations in and around Vancouver over the past ten years. From The X-Files to Smallville to Fringe, Vancouver and its surrounding areas have provided the perfect backdrop for these t.v. favourites.