Abbotsford popular shooting spot for TV movies

Nine different film productions have taken place in the city so far this year.

Hallmark TV movie Ms. Matched is one of several film shoots to take place in Abbotsford so far this year.

Hallmark TV movie Ms. Matched is one of several film shoots to take place in Abbotsford so far this year.

Nine different film productions have been shot in Abbotsford so far in 2016, according to a city report.

Five TV movies, three TV series and one photo shoot have spent time in the city, the City of Abbotsford economic development department reported.

Combined, they spent at least $168,000 in the city, the committee heard.

The shoots include:

– Legends of Tomorrow, a superhero action show, which shot at Tradex on March 17;

– Three Bedrooms One Corpse, a TV movie to be shown on the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel, shot at MEI, Old Clayburn School Hall, and Champagne & Lace over more than two weeks in March;

– A Time To Dance, a TV movie shot at Spruce Collective, Little White House, and Champagne & Lace in early March and aired in mid-May for the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel;

– Mech-X4, a sci-fi adventure comedy for the Disney XD channel, shot at Lafarge’s Ward Road gravel quarry in mid-March;

– Lululemon’s Men’s Training Photoshoot, shot at Rotary Stadium on March 14;

– Tulips in Spring, a TV movie shot on rural properties in Bradner and Sumas Prairie in early April and aired in mid-May on the Hallmark Channel;

– Beyond, an upcoming drama TV series for the ABC Family, shot at a Bradner Road gravel pit and a local home over two dates this spring;

– The Julius House, a TV movie for the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel, shot at Old Clayburn School Hall and Clayburn Bed and Breakfast in April; and

– Ms. Matched, a TV romance movie filmed in mid-April in Downtown Abbotsford and the Sandman Hotel and airing last weekend on the Hallmark Channel.