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As we previously reported in September, Vancouver Film Studios, celebrating its 10th year, plans to build a 36,000-square-foot sound stage at its East Vancouver location, constructed in the centre of the 11-stage lot, replacing a 6,700-square-foot sound stage and parking area.
Construction will begin July, 2010.
Currently, the largest Vancouver Film Studios sound stage is 18,040 square feet.
"It's cheaper to be on a stage than to be on location," said Pete Mitchell, Vancouver Film Studios."When you have a lot of visual effects you really want to control the environment. We see that as a trend continuing forward..."