Filming + Photography

Community Development, Campus & Community Planning, is responsible for approving and coordinating all commercial filming and photography on The University of British Columbia campuses (UBC). Approvals are also required for film/photography at the Malcolm Knapp/UBC Research Forest in Maple Ridge, BC, and the Alex Fraser/UBC Research Forest in Williams Lake, BC.

The commercial filming location rate is currently $2,500 per day. Commercial photography rates are $1,250 per day.

If you have any questions, please consult our Frequently Asked Questions on filming at UBC, or contact Arlene Chan, Events & Film Liaison at or 604.822.6555.