A construction crew installs the Clean Energy Kiosk in Vancouver which powers film sets

Media Advisory: Vancouver to launch new clean energy initiative for film industry

Vancouver Deputy Mayor Lenny Zhou, Councillor Adriane Carr and the Vancouver Economic Commission invite media to join industry representatives for the launch of a new clean energy initiative for the film industry and to discover some of the leading-edge technology and solutions driving the region’s sustainable film industry.

Media are invited to speak with industry experts and representatives of BC’s $4 billion film and television industry. There will be an opportunity to film B-roll and photograph the speakers against a backdrop of lights and crew, and to collect stillsa nd footage of leading film industry vendors and suppliers.


Vancouver launches sustainable film initiative


EasyPark Lot #152* Vancouver, B.C. (See on Google Maps)

*The event will take place in the gravel parking lot under Georgia Viaduct, half a block east of Carrall St. and on the north side of the boulevard.


Searching for EasyPark Lot #152 on maps apps will get you more reliable directions than searching for the street address. Follow signage for media registration desk.


Thursday, April 13, 2023
10:40 a.m. – Media begin to arrive for registration & setup
11:00 a.m. – Event begins
11:20 a.m. – Q&A, followed by clean energy industry showcase

Who is Attending?

  • Vancouver Deputy Mayor Lenny Zhou
  • Councillor Adriane Carr, City of Vancouver
  • Geoff Teoli, Vancouver Film Commissioner
  • Diana Stephenson, SVP of Customer & Corporate Affairs, BC Hydro
  • Smiely Khurana, Sustainability Lead, Reel Green
  • Mary Jo Beirnes, Motion Picture Production Industry Association of BC (MPPIA)

Industry showcase

The industry showcase demonstrates the capability of the kiosk. In addition to battery generators, lighting, electrical and grip equipment, the kiosk will power wardrobe and makeup trailers, along with Canada’s only eco-certified cast trailers.

  • MBS Equipment Co., lighting equipment and urban power system
  • William F. White International, lighting, crane, industrial portable battery systems
  • Portable Electric, VoltStack & solar panels
  • Vancouver Mobile Dressing Rooms, hair, makeup and cast trailers
  • Reusables.com, reusable cups for morning coffee
  • Valid Manufacturing, clean energy kiosk cabinet

Media Contact

For media queries related to this story, including the delivery of high-resolution images and B-reel, and to arrange spokesperson interviews ahead of time, please reach out to:

Ingrid Valou, Manager, Communications & Media Relations
604-868-1990 / ivalou@vancouvereconomic.com

Photo Credit: Ingrid Valou