Entries by BC Creates

2020 B.C. Winners from the Inaugural Canadian Game Awards

The first-ever Annual Canadian Game Awards (CGAs) streamed their awards late September on Twitch. Leading B.C. studios Klei Entertainment, Phoenix Labs and Pirahna Games celebrated their wins in the inaugural awards.  The pre-recorded digital event will be livestreamed on YouTube October 1st, at 5:15pm PST.  The CGAs honoured several AAA and indie titles from a […]

Access Reelworld, the new national database strengthening diversity and inclusion in Canada’s motion picture industry

Tonya Williams is leading the mission to diversify Canada’s screen-based industries with the new database, Access Reelworld. Launched summer 2020, the database is creating access and inclusion for Black, Indigenous, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American creatives and communities in the Canadian entertainment industry. With the intention to correct the lack of representation of […]

Building strong communities with Dustyn Baulkham, Founder of Rebellious Unicorns

Rebellious Unicorns Production Company is a Kelowna-based event company focused on creating unique experiences to build stronger communities. No stranger to Kelowna’s community-building events, Rebellious Unicorns hosts an abundance of events in Kelowna including Peak Pride at Sun Peaks Resort & Big White Ski Resort, FruitCake, the Okanagan’s only monthly drag show and inclusive club […]

Get on island time with Gabriola Island’s new magazine: FOLKLIFE

FOLKLIFE is a big and bold biannual lifestyle print magazine inspired by the lives of wild intention, living on rocks in the ocean. Evoking fine craftsmanship with its minimalist design, matte aesthetic, poetic editorial, and vibrant photography, FOLKLIFE honours the art and agriculture, business and creativity, food and farming, and dwellings and nature of the intentional […]

#WATCHBC online at VIFF 2020

British Columbia’s biggest annual celebration of cinema, VIFF, is just around the corner. From September 24 – October 7th, film lovers province-wide will enjoy over 100 feature films and events showcasing exciting, groundbreaking and provocative cinema and creators from around the globe. For the first time, audiences across B.C. can watch VIFF curated cinema and […]

Explore the bookmarks of Haley Blais’ life through ‘Below the Salt’

On August 25, 2020, Vancouver’s Haley Blais released her debut full-length album, Below the Salt, through the new local, women-owned music label Tiny Kingdom. The album, produced by Louise Burns and Tennis, is a follow-up to her much-praised EP Let Yourself Go. Haley has been DIY-ing it since 2014, turning out song after song of defiant scream-into-your-pillow bedroom pop […]

Kamloops filmmaker Cjay Boisclair joins the BANFF Spark and Super Channel Accelerator program

Cjay Boisclair is an award-winning filmmaker hailing from Kamloops, BC. Multi-talented in every corner of the industry that she touches, Cjay isn’t afraid to dip her toes into anything new.  Her debut short script, The Bench, garnered numerous nominations and awards at film festivals around the world. Cjay’s second script, Stood Up, followed, winning the […]

Apple TV+’s “See” Nominated for Outstanding Locations for 7th Annual Location Managers Guild Awards

“See” Season 1 has been nominated for Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series for the 7th Annual Location Managers Guild Awards. The Location Managers Guild Awards celebrate the outstanding contributions of location professionals in television, commercials and feature films. The awards spotlight the craft, honoring productions in which the creative use of film locations set […]

B.C. artists nominated for 19 CCMA Awards

Yesterday, the Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA) announced the nominees for the 38th Canadian Country Music Awards presented by TD. Airing September 27 at 9 p.m. on Global, and streaming on the Global TV App, Country Music’s biggest celebration, the 2020 CCMA Awards presented by TD will be filmed in two locations, Burl’s Creek Event Grounds (Ontario) […]

BC Creators nominated for 2020 Prism Prize Awards

The 2020 edition of the annual show celebrating the best of Canadian music videos and their creators will take place on Thursday, July 23 at 5:00 PM PST on PrismPrize.com and the @PrismPrize Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels. Following the cancellation of the 2020 Prism Prize Grand Prize screening and awards presentation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Prism Prize decided […]