Confirmed: New Moon Filming Location

I'd heard via the grapevine of a "New Moon" filming location but I didn't want to post it until I had confirmation and now I've been given the word.

"New Moon" will start shooting at Van Tech in March. At this point it's not clear what sort of filming in going on - I'm assuming it's only principal photography but it has been confirmed. Feelers are out to find the dates but at the moment, all I know is March. If you have a tip, be sure to leave a comment or drop me a line.

 
 
 
 

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Anonymous said...

where did you hear this?

February 16, 2009 2:03 p.m.

themarina said...

From an individual that works at Van Tech.

February 16, 2009 2:18 p.m.

Anonymous said...

oh cool are they filming at the beginning of when they start? like soon after march 23?

February 16, 2009 9:36 p.m.

themarina said...

Not sure at the moment. Schedule hadn't been shared. As soon as I have an update, I'll let you guys know.

February 16, 2009 10:08 p.m.

Anonymous said...

are you sure march?

February 19, 2009 9:28 a.m.

Mrs. Pattinson said...

where else will they be fliming? i heard they were also filing in stanley park or UBC

February 23, 2009 8:51 p.m.

themarina said...

@Mrs. Pattinson - I'm sure they will be (would make sense if they're staying in town) but at the moment, the only location I can confirm is this one. Still waiting for dates!

February 24, 2009 12:04 p.m.

NewMoon said...

when do you think you will have the dates? are they dong rehearsals there also?

February 24, 2009 2:48 p.m.

themarina said...

At this moment, your guess is as good as mine. That said, I will be seeing my "insider" friend on Friday and will grill for information!

February 25, 2009 9:19 a.m.

Anonymous said...

did you get anything else?

March 04, 2009 12:08 p.m.

viviana said...

Hi everyone. I just went to the IMBD website. It states that filming will begin march 23.

March 04, 2009 12:17 p.m.

viviana said...

Sorry everyone I gave you the wrong abbreviations for a website. you can find what I found here:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1259571/

March 04, 2009 12:19 p.m.

Anonymous said...

new moon film in van tech?

and also they will film in stanley park??

March 04, 2009 8:16 p.m.

themarina said...

Only confirmed location at the moment in Van Tech. Principal photography to start on 23rd but I don't believe anyone will be in town at that point. Still trying to confirm other locations and dates.

March 05, 2009 9:28 a.m.

Anonymous said...

wait what do you mean they wont be there?

March 05, 2009 1:27 p.m.

Anonymous said...

wait what do you mean they wont be there?

March 05, 2009 1:27 p.m.

themarina said...

My understanding is that they're doing principal photography at VanTech to start - there's no indication that the cast will be in town and/or on location at that point.

Have a few other leads including:

Salvation Army building in NW (apparently the production has made initial calls of interest for possible filming)
The Vancouver Golf Course
Stanley Park (has come up a few times but no confirmation as of yet)

March 06, 2009 9:25 a.m.

Anonymous said...

how do you know these kind of information ?

March 06, 2009 8:41 p.m.

Anonymous said...

http://www.newmoonmovie.org/2009/03/taylor-lautner-and-robert-pattinson-are-now-in-vancouver/

plz explain this

March 08, 2009 9:49 p.m.

themarina said...

I don't work in the film industry - the information I post is strictly from tips and info other people give me. If no one tells me, I don't know!

March 09, 2009 9:24 a.m.

Anonymous said...

Hey i heard that they will be filming at the studios by burnaby too. Where in there? and do you know the outdoor locations? thanks

March 09, 2009 5:28 p.m.

emily said...

so they will be film in vantech ??? heh

March 09, 2009 8:15 p.m.

themarina said...

At The Bridge studios? Hadn't heard about that. May be able to get some details on that.

Looks like the cast isn't shying away from the streets. Best bet to spot them is around Downtown. New pictures have them spotted at the far end of Granville (near The Rock Shop).

March 10, 2009 11:41 a.m.

Anonymous said...

thanks for replying back. you're the only one that is most reliable in the moment. can you let us know where they will be shooting? seems like everybody is so mum about it! thanks

March 10, 2009 2:04 p.m.

themarina said...

Thanks!

News has been pretty tight indeed. As soon as I know anything, I'll be updating!

March 10, 2009 3:06 p.m.

emily said...

i have a feeling that new moon film in stanley park
but i'm just guessing it..

March 10, 2009 7:20 p.m.

Anonymous said...

I had been researching everyday about the movie but nothing comes up. nobody knows anything! omg! goodthing i stumble here! im gonna keep on checking! THANKS! AND power hug to you! keep us posted!

March 11, 2009 11:53 a.m.

Anonymous said...

seems like they would film during the schools spring break March 16-20? just an idea :)

March 12, 2009 10:57 a.m.

Anonymous said...

to anonymous, read the messages geez they are not filming 16-20 of march

March 12, 2009 11:43 a.m.

Anonymous said...

I've heard they are filming at a different school in Vancouver, how reliable is your source that they are filming at Van Tech? Do you know any other locations?

March 14, 2009 11:43 p.m.

Anonymous said...

you see they might just use van tech for the inside shoot and other school for the outside shoot. you know in the movies it's not necesarily all done by one location. can you please clarify if van tech is confirmed for sure please ?

March 15, 2009 1:11 p.m.

Anonymous said...

They were filming in Kits last week. My friend and I creeped out the set and found them filming at a house off of 4th, though they won't tell you it's New Moon of course, just some 'slasher film.' Somebody also told me that they were filming at UBC last week is well... they've definitely started filming already, that much I know! Hope this helps :-)

March 16, 2009 10:33 a.m.

Anonymous said...

sure liar they didn't film at kits last week wtf you talking about

March 16, 2009 12:03 p.m.

themarina said...

New update:

http://the-marina.blogspot.com/2009/03/new-moon-filming-updates-vancouver.html

March 16, 2009 1:29 p.m.

Anonymous said...

That was NOT New Moon filming at Kits Beach, or at 4th/Trafalgar.

Filming just started today.

March 16, 2009 2:23 p.m.

Anonymous said...

Does anyone know where in Port Coquitlam they are filming the Jacob Shed scenes??

March 16, 2009 3:52 p.m.

Anonymous said...

I'm not trying to lie guys, just trying to help. Please be nice..

March 16, 2009 9:43 p.m.

Anonymous said...

exactly so for all those haters here get a life. we are all trying to put the pieces together! thanks! lets keep updating!

March 17, 2009 9:46 a.m.

Anonymous said...

Don't call people liars. They just made a mistake.

But yes, it is true that the film crews that were seen at Kits Beach and 4th/Traf were NOT for New Moon.

March 17, 2009 9:16 p.m.

Anonymous said...

"Apparently" there are 15 or so other productions in vancouver. But i personally think most of them are fakes to throw people off so its gonna be pretty hard to determine which ones are the right ones. Unless ypu have connections ;)Does anyone find it suspicious that all theses sets sprang up within a 3 day span of each other. Anyway thanks for the tips.

March 17, 2009 10:16 p.m.

themarina said...

Looks like we've found another location. Video uploaded earlier today outside of a highschool. I think she says Killarney but it's hard to make out and the architecture only looks vaguely familiar:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rrvL2JrHHA&feature=related

March 18, 2009 2:43 p.m.

Anonymous said...

That looks like van tech to me. Killarney is not that color and its not that big either.

March 18, 2009 8:16 p.m.

Anonymous said...

either it's Vantech or kits

March 18, 2009 10:04 p.m.

Anonymous said...

If you guys would actually listen to the video, she clearly says it's Kits. But I think you all need to remember that New Moon is not the only film being shot in Vancouver. Just because we see a film crew we shouldn't always assume it's New Moon -- TONS of other productions are currently underway.

March 19, 2009 7:17 a.m.

Anonymous said...

post above i dont even understand what is she saying she's slurring. for all i care

March 19, 2009 9:48 a.m.

Anonymous said...

currently filming in Vancouver:

New Moon

Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore

Final Destination: Death Trip 3D

The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Jennifer's Body

The King of Fighters

Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

Scooby-Doo 3: In The Beginning

The Storm

Trick 'r Treat

March 19, 2009 10:19 a.m.

themarina said...

She does slur it pretty badly. Like I said - can't really figure out *what* she's saying and I didn't recognize the school.

I'm surprised the list of local productions is that small & we have to keep in mind that tons of TV shows film here as well.

At least we're talking about it!

March 19, 2009 10:28 a.m.

Anonymous said...

lol

March 19, 2009 10:40 a.m.

Anonymous said...

they were in tofino, bc! thats a long drive!

March 20, 2009 2:17 p.m.

Anonymous said...

hey anyone know when they are filming in kits/van tech ?

March 21, 2009 8:53 a.m.

Anonymous said...

Does anyone know where in port coquitlam jacobs house is being shot?

http://twilighters.org/2009/03/22/bellas-truck-with-motorcycles#comments

March 22, 2009 3:09 p.m.

themarina said...

Looks like we may have found location of Poco house. Will update ASAP.

March 23, 2009 10:31 a.m.

Anonymous said...

I'm asking you to PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE not post the filming location. It's not fair! Just keep whatever information you get to yourself. If you're going the locations in hopes of seeing/meeting the actors, you're going to have a much better catch if the crowd is smaller. If you tell everyone where the locations are then the crowds will get too big and you're just going to ruin your shot at meeting and greeting.

So let's just all keep our info to ourselves, shall we?

March 23, 2009 7:42 p.m.

emilu said...

do not listen to Anonymous and please do post the location(s) thanks :D

March 23, 2009 8:14 p.m.

Anonymous said...

I agree with the Anonymous above!
We shouldn't be posting the filming locations.
Not cool guys. If you want them bad enough go out and look for them, but keep your information to yourself!

March 23, 2009 8:27 p.m.

melissa12 said...

totally. locations should be kept private. do not post them.

March 23, 2009 9:01 p.m.

emily said...

it wont be kept a secret, it's never going to be a secret once fan sites post the locations

March 23, 2009 9:38 p.m.

melissa12 said...

well duh, which is why they shouldn't post them! just let them do their job without having to be hoarded by hundreds of fangirls and their high-pitched squeals.

March 23, 2009 9:48 p.m.

themarina said...

The locations aren't really "secret". If they were, we wouldn't know they were there. That said, I still don't have the exact location and even if I did, I probably wouldn't post the exact location and would only give a neighbourhood.

As for trying to get onto or near the set to meet anyone - good luck with that. Security is pretty tight around actors and as someone else mentioned, you're better off meeting them on the street or "off set".

March 24, 2009 8:48 a.m.

Anonymous said...

to melissa12: i think you are one of the fangirls

dont say well duh to anyone on here very rude

March 24, 2009 9:27 a.m.

Anonymous said...

Since people dont seem to want to know can u email me with the location for jacobs house themaria?

j.james88@hotmail.com

March 24, 2009 1:03 p.m.

Anonymous said...

same... if anyone has the exact locations for the filming of New Moon or whatever please do email me ..... secretcrowdsava@live.ca :[ i never met an actor before... not a joke!

March 24, 2009 3:10 p.m.

melissa12 said...

i'm a fan but i'm not a stalker.
and if you think i'm being rude.... nothing says rudeness like showing up at a set when you are not wanted there.

March 25, 2009 12:32 a.m.

vantech_frenchie said...

i go to van tech
and me and my friends have been asking the principal if the rumours are true, but unfortunetly he does not know.
the month is almost over and they still havent appeared

March 26, 2009 12:08 a.m.

Anonymous said...

*Someone that's actually been on the 'New Moon' set.

Look people, there's so many productions going on at the moment all you're going to do is waste your time trying to locate the set. Not to mention what exactly it is that you hope to achieve by finding the location. There's no chance you'd meet the cast and if anything you'd just annoy everyone by being there and cause a nuisance.

If you really do want to meet them that badly, why not just keep your eyes open downtown or in the many bars and clubs throughout Vancouver.

March 26, 2009 5:14 p.m.

Anonymous said...

I couldn't agree with you more!
I was out at the New Moon set in PoCo on Tuesday and they kept us so far back you couldn't see a thing. I went back today and the road was entirely blocked off because yesterday there were people taking pictures (which you are 100% NOT allowed to do), and some girls even tried to sneak on the set.

Fans = Distraction/Annoyance

Just hang out downtown, if you are there frequently enough you are bound to see something.

March 26, 2009 9:50 p.m.

Anonymous said...

Last day of filming here. This is Jacobs House.

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=49+17.752N+122+42.989W&sll=49.254651,-122.995369&sspn=0.009902,0.019226&ie=UTF8&ll=49.295867,-122.716483&spn=0.019787,0.038452&z=15

March 27, 2009 8:21 a.m.

emily said...

hey can someone remove anonymous posts

March 27, 2009 9:25 a.m.

themarina said...

Sorry Emily, I'm not in the habit of removing comments and I don't plan to start now.

March 27, 2009 10:08 a.m.

emily said...

This is a closely guarded secret, but I have reliable inside info that they have a day long (night long, actually) shoot planned for this Wednesday at Bridge Studios in Burnaby, with outdoor scenes at the #2 Road pier area in Richmond, the River Road industrial area in Delta, Dobson Drive in North Van (not sure where, but its not a long street), Indian Arm (again, not sure where exactly), and an early morning street scene in the alley behind the Carnegie Centre. That's all scheduled to go just after midnight on Wednesday, April 1. Let us know if you catch any of it.

i found this on yahoo

March 31, 2009 4:36 p.m.

Anonymous said...

i dont know how reliable that is....

March 31, 2009 5:40 p.m.

Anonymous said...

They are for sure not filming at Bridge Studios

April 01, 2009 7:50 a.m.

Anonymous said...

any clue on the film shoot in van??

April 01, 2009 1:26 p.m.

Anonymous said...

or info

April 01, 2009 1:26 p.m.

Anonymous said...

Kinda ironic that the location of Jacob's house is a couple blocks from Edwards St. I think that's funny!

April 02, 2009 3:25 p.m.

Anonymous said...

Hey guys, I was just courious if anyone has any info on when the crew will be filming up in Washington. I have a trip planed in June and was hopeing to get lucky!
Thanks

April 03, 2009 11:33 a.m.

Anonymous said...

they arent filming in washington.

April 03, 2009 3:19 p.m.

Anonymous said...

So I'm pretty sure they are NOT filming at Van Tech.... so much for your "confirmation", LOL.

April 07, 2009 8:01 a.m.

Anonymous said...

THEY ARE NOT FILMING IN KITS NOR VAN TECH

April 07, 2009 9:16 a.m.

themarina said...

The Vancouver Sun has confirmed that David Thompson is the high-school at which they're filming.

April 07, 2009 10:28 a.m.

Anonymous said...

KEEP THE FUCKING INFO TO YOURSELF SERIOUSLY


DONT MAKE NEW MOON MOVIE RUINED BY OBESSED TWILIGHT FANS

THEMARINA YOU IDIOT

April 07, 2009 1:03 p.m.

themarina said...

You don't have to resort to name calling. I'm not revealing ANY information that's not already public.

If you look at the comment above, I LINK DIRECTLY to the Vancouver Sun story (if you're not local the Vancouver Sun is one of BC LARGEST mainstream newspapers). I'm pretty sure they have more readers than I do.

I don't mind the discussion and can take the name calling but I will delete comments if name calling starts being directed at other readers/commenters.

Be nice - we're all just fans.

Thanks.

April 07, 2009 2:21 p.m.

Anonymous said...

what scenes do rob appear in the film?

i saw Stephanie Meyer on set today and also

Justin (Eric)
Anna (Jessica)
Christian (Angela)
Mike

i didn't see Kristen or Rob

April 07, 2009 11:05 p.m.

themarina said...

"what scenes do rob appear in the film?"

Not sure but I saw something a few days back that he'll be present sort of as Bella's "conscience", watching out for her, in her dreams, flashbacks etc.

I'll see if I can track down the link.

April 08, 2009 9:03 a.m.

Anonymous said...

does anyone know when they finish filming??? just wondering for a possible trip!
thanks

April 08, 2009 4:02 p.m.

Anonymous said...

now Alice stunt double
Ashley Greene?
Jackson
Robert!!! OMG...
Taylor
Kristen

only saw

cheers
emily

April 08, 2009 11:34 p.m.

Anonymous said...

I forget who asked, but I know from a reliable source that they will be filming in Vancouver for about another month.

April 11, 2009 7:19 p.m.

Anonymous said...

wanna find the cast of Twilight: New Moon in Vancouver?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/buzzbishop/3446688912/

April 16, 2009 9:32 a.m.

Anonymous said...

east 1st and what?

April 16, 2009 11:22 a.m.

Anonymous said...

Pic was taken at E1st & Boundary

April 16, 2009 12:33 p.m.

Anonymous said...

I saw this picture too, the arrow is told.

It's from the day they were filming out in West Van. The arrow was point onto the highway...

April 16, 2009 2:53 p.m.

Lydia said...

How old is that picture? I'd love to go see it!!

April 18, 2009 7:06 p.m.

themarina said...

Only a few days old. The gent that took it uploads immediately and I posted the link the day he took it.

April 20, 2009 8:32 a.m.

Anonymous said...

i was at the shooting in west van. first unit (rob, kristen, taylor) is finished, tonight is second unit but the crew wouldn't tell us who that is. they said they'll be filming at bella's house, does anyone know where that is? or where else they'll be filming and when?

April 24, 2009 5:35 p.m.

Anonymous said...

what's second unit and first unit?
is first unit with the cast?
does tha tmean they're done filming with all the cast?

April 27, 2009 6:42 p.m.

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