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Why Vancouver never plays itself in movies (VIDEO)

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Daily Hive Staff Sep 14, 2015 6:04 am

In the world of cinema, Vancouver has long been a stand-in for cities around the world: New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Future Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Seattle, even cities on planets in far off galaxies – but never has the city been portrayed as itself.

Vancouver-born Tony Zhou of Every Frame a Painting breaks down the history and techniques behind Vancouver’s film-making facades in his video “Vancouver Never Plays Itself.”


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