Bitter Sweet 2020
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Bitter Sweet 2020

As I write this, the Vancouver Film Production scene is struggling to get fully up and running due to the pandemic illness Covid19. Shows have started then stopped and each time it causes a nightmare of changes butterflying the ripples in our city and beyond. As a year, 2020 is up there with 1929, in terms of how messed up…

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Once More With Feeling…

Well, we thought the Vancouver Film and Television Industry would be at least partially up and running by now. As many of you know, that target date of July 5th came and went and TV didn't get to camera much. In fact, as far as I know, only Canadian produced shows are in full swing. For example, Ivan Hayden of…

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We’re Back! Sorta…

Sort of.... I am very pleased to confirm a small portion of our local people working in film have started back to work last week and more this week. This is part of a well coordinated effort to get the film industry back up and running safely by the traditional start date - the Tuesday after the July long weekend.…

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Pain on the Mountain

Clif and I used to ski a lot... This picture is of Mt. Shuksan in Washington State, close to the Canadian border. One side of this mountain is (was?) Mt. Baker Ski Area, one of about four of our family's GoTo places to ski from about 1974 to 1983. All of which were about two hours from home. Mt. Baker…

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The Premiere of Covid19

Film Industry, Friday the 13th As I write this, another TV series shot in Vancouver has shut down. Due to other commitments and the impact of Covid19, it is likely these shows will not start back up. There is simply no way to predict what is about to happen, as things are changing so fast and many things affect others,…

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Sunbelt Buys William F White?

Rumour has it... We have all heard rumblings for some time that Paul Bronfman had ubiquitous Canadian lighting and grip rental company William F White up for sale.  Now the rumour is, WfW has been bought by equipment rental company Sunbelt Rentals.  Sunbelt is a principal subsidiary of Ashtead Group, a UK owned company.  Like all such matters, the deal…

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The Bodyguard Episode 3

Racing School and Bodyguard School In the early 90s, Clif focused on acting and a few other jobs. Because Clif is Clif, he also tried some wilder, even crazy, things. For example, he participated in a number of different kinds of auto and motorcycle racing, gaining several track licenses. The extreme driving skills he developed, just like his sports record,…

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On The Set With Vancouver’s World-Class Underwater Film Crew

The Underwater Crew On Sirens “Just breathe in nice and slow like we practised. Nice and slow. Exhale even slower, through pursed lips, twice as long as your breath in”. Free diving Instructor and safety diver Roberta Cenedese’s voice is calm and reassuring. “Are you ready?” Stunt performer Lisa Chandler gives a nod. They are both standing on a scaffolding…

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Supernatural 2004 – 2019
Jared, Jensen, Clif

Supernatural 2004 – 2019

Thousands of photographs, autographs and laughs. Decade and a half. Thousands of photographs, autographs and laughs. Decade and a half. #spnfamily #jensenackles #jaredpadalecki #supernatural #mishacollins #marksheppard #erickripke #robbenedict #jimbeaver #jeffreydeanmorgan #kimrhodes #genevievepadalecki #daneelackles #clifkosterman #bodyguard #cw

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