Regional District and Film Commission
Thompson Nicola Regional District
The Village of Ashcroft is a member of the Thompson Nicola Regional District (TNRD). The TNRD provide a number of services to the entire region from their offices located in downtown Kamloops. In addition to building inspection, library, planning and recycling functions the TNRD has a very active film commission who have successfully had a number of productions filmed in Ashcroft and the immediate area. To access their website click here
Thompson Nicola Film Commission
The TNRD Film Commission actively markets this area as ideal for production and the movie industry has filmed portions of feature films, movies of the week, television episodes and commercials here in recent years.
Projects shot in this area include:
Christmas in Calico
America's Most Wanted
Eyes of a Cowboy
Bird on a Wire
Flower and Garnet
An Unfinished Life
Numerous commercials have also been shot in the area for clients such as Toyota, Ford, Kodak, Miller Beer, Nescafe, Yamaha, Canadian Tire and Chivas Regal to name a few. These projects provide an extra boost to Ashcroft's economy with large production crews taking advantage of the services offered in the community and local residents obtaining parts as extras during filming.
To access their website click here.
The TNRD Film Commission has created a website that marks where filming has been done within the TNRD and information on those films.
This website is available at the TNRD Film Locations