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Film crews to shoot Hallmark TV movie in Summerland

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A Hallmark TV movie is being shot in Summerland starting next week.

Angel Tree Productions Inc. film crews for The Angel Tree have notified area residents that they will be setting up and shooting in the city starting Oct. 13.

Crews will be shooting scenes on the west side of Victoria Street, moving to the Angel Tree parking lot (10124 Main Street) for the afternoon and then to the parking lot of the Inhouse Performing Arts Studio and at Rustic and Refined Oct. 13, according to a memo sent to residents.

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The shoot will take place from Oct. 13-15 and film crews will be wrapping up Oct. 16 and 17.

In June, WorkSafeBC gave B.C.'s film industry the green-light to continue shoots, with some guidelines and restrictions in place.

The Okanagan's film industry is booming, according to the Okanagan Film Commissioner.

"The economic impact of film production in the Okanagan in 2020 will be upwards of $35 million, which will surpass previous years," he said in a press release sent out in September.

Movies of the week, like Hallmark and Lifetime films are booked and will be produced in the region into 2021. Two reality TV shows and multiple features will also be produced here.

READ MORE: Film production booming in the Okanagan: Film commissioner

Current filming includes Romance at Crystal Cove, in Peachland, The Angel Tree, in Kelowna and Under a Lover’s Moon, Love in Romance, or, Love on the Vine, in Vernon.

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