Want to film in Cochrane?
Cochrane’s views of the Rocky Mountains and the Bow River make it a beautiful location to film your next project. If you are considering filming in the area, contact the Community Event Administrator for information on permits.
Many movies, TV shows and music videos have filmed in Cochrane over the years. Check out the following projects for your favourite Cochrane views.
|Where to find
|Bird Watching in Cochrane
|This one features spectacular photos taken by award-winning artist Jo-Anne Oucharek.
|Local flora and fauna. Make sure to check out other videos posted by Visit Cochrane AB.
|Black Summer (2019)
|Season one begins in the dark, early days of a zombie apocalypse, complete strangers band together to find the strength they need to survive and get back to loved ones. — IMDB
|The old bridge and a bunch of familiar Calgary sites.
|The Detour (2016-19)
|A family's road trip goes hilariously wrong.
|The RancheHouse and outdoor locations in Cochrane.
|This short film depicts the romance and solitude of cowboy life back in the mid-fifties. At around 11 minutes long, this is a perfect coffee break escape with a wonderful soundtrack.
|Cochrane Ranche and other nearby sites
|I Am By Your Side (1986)
|Corey Hart in the 80s. He’s brooding and taking all kinds of transportation to get to the woman he loves.
|Balzac, Carstairs, the old Eamons Camp, Drumheller and the Rockies
|Joe Pickett (2021 -)
|Based on the bestselling CJ Box novels, this western mystery series will have you hanging on the edge of your saddle!
|Cochrane, High River, Kananaskis and Millarville
|The Last of Us (2023 -)
|After a global pandemic destroys civilization, a hardened survivor takes charge of a 14-year-old girl, who may be humanity's last hope.
|Calgary, Edmonton, Canmore, Bighorn
|You don’t have to be a Hollywood hotshot to produce great local content! This student short features an alien looking to justify human existence.
|Filmed entirely in neighbourhoods, parks and pathways all over town and features 100% local talent and musical score.
|Naru, a skilled warrior of the Comanche Nation, fights to protect her tribe against one of the first highly-evolved Predators to land on Earth. - IMDB
|Filmed in and around Calgary
|No list of locally made movies is complete without Rad, and it's finally available to stream online
|You'll see Cochrane High, the Historic Ranche Site and if you look really closely, maybe a couple of familiar (albeit younger) faces.
|Tin Star (2017-2020)
|A totally bingeable crime series starring Tim Roth (Lie to Me), Christina Hendricks (Mad Men).
|Many local sites include Historic Downtown, the old bridge, and the RancheHouse. See how many more you can spot.
|The true story of Leonhard Seppala and his sled dog Togo, who together lead the 1925 serum run during a diphtheria outbreak in Alaska.
|Scenes filmed in nearby provincial parks, Fortress Mountain and CL Western Town south of Cochrane.
|The controversial new Chief of Tribal Police is forced to partner with a big-city cop amid allegations of corruption from the federal government. — IMDB
|Scenes filmed in and around Calgary
|Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2010)
|Affable hillbillies Tucker and Dale are on vacation at their dilapidated mountain cabin when they are mistaken for murderers by a group of preppy college students. — IMDB
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