Directed by David Bercovici-Artieda, UPtv’s ‘Fishing for Love’ is a romantic movie that follows an accomplished restaurant designer named Kendall, who returns to her hometown Mystic bay to attend the annual Big Catch Festival. However, the venue becomes the beginning of a love story between her and a town newbie named Zack. The movie mostly takes place outdoors with occasional visuals of the sea and a distant valley in the view that look truly magical. For fans of romantic comedies, this one is no less than a treat. If you want to know where it was filmed, here is all that we know about it!
Fishing for Love Filming Locations
‘Fishing for Love’ was filmed in the westernmost Canadian province of British Columbia. The director, David Bercovici-Artieda, was super thrilled throughout the filming of the movie. His enthusiasm was evident over the few days that it was filmed in the month of January 2021. If you want more details about the filming locations, let’s dive into the specifics!
Brentwood Bay, British Columbia
The movie was primarily filmed in the small village of Brentwood Bay in British Columbia. Located north of Victoria, the area is that sits on the municipality of Central Saanich on the Saanich Peninsula. A few scenes might have been shot at the Saanich Inlet, a large body of saltwater found in the Saanich Peninsula and the Malahat highlands of Vancouver Island. It houses Brentwood Bay on the Tarstlip Indian Reserve.
Filming of a few scenes also took place at the Brentwood Bay Resort located at 849 Verdier Avenue. The resort has 36 exquisite Ocean Suites or Ocean Villas, with luxurious facilities inside. In addition, tourists love to dine at their restaurant that accommodates live music besides fine cuisine. Another point of attraction is the Marina & Eco-Adventure Centre where people can relax and enjoy a pleasant spa day.
Victoria, British Columbia
A major portion of the movie was filmed in Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. The picturesque city lies on the southern end of Vancouver Island and harbors a vast expanse of parkland that is widely preferred for outdoor activities. The Garden City provides immense comfort, pleasure, and favorable filming sites, which is why it has stood as a filming location for many productions such as ‘Convicted,’ ‘Little Women’ (1994), and ‘Final Destination.’
Fishing for Love Cast
The cast of ‘Fishing for Love’ comprises Andrea Brooks as Kendall Reese, a successful restaurant designer who comes back to her hometown. You must have seen the actor in ‘The Company You Keep,’ ‘When Calls the Heart,’ and ‘Supergirl.’ Spencer Lord portrays Zack, a newcomer in town who falls in love with Kendall. The actor is recognized for his roles in ‘Riverdale,’ ‘Family Law,’ and ‘Elusion.’ Garry Chalk essays the character of Lee. His other works include ‘Cold Squad,’ Freddy vs. Jason,’ and ‘Beast Wars: Transformers.’
Nhi Do essays the role of Maggie, while Lindsay Gibson plays Mrs. Johnson. Additionally, ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ fame Reese Alexander portrays the character of Benny. The supporting cast includes Meaghan Hewitt McDonald, P. Lynn Johnson (Laney), Russell Roberts (Edward), Kurt Szarka (Billy), Alix West Lefler (Arial), and many more.
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