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Camosun advances plans for an on-campus film studio

ϳԹ has selected Visionary Education Technology Holdings Group Inc., a global education provider headquartered in Toronto, to help turn plans for an on-campus film studio with education components into a reality.

Concept image showing the proposed location of a film studio at ϳԹ's Interurban campus

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Concept image of the film studio on ϳԹ's Interurban campus

The decision to move to the next stage of discussions with the Visionary Group to build a film studio is the result of a Request for Pre-Qualification released in September 2022. The Request for Pre-Qualification invited respondents to become pre-qualified to design, build and fund a film studio and digital media education centre in exchange for a 99-year lease.

It is anticipated that the discussions will result in a formal agreement with Camosun, which will finalize the scope, timeline and cost to build a film studio with education components.

In spring 2021, the B.C. Government provided $150,000 to aid Camosun in the exploration of educational opportunities for students in the B.C. film industry and the potential development of an on-campus film studio.

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