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Don’t Miss CUFFED – It’d Be a Crime

On the weekend of March 11 to 13 criminal minds from all corners of the country will descend upon Granville Island. Some of them specialize in constructing alibis for murders, while others take great pains in weaving intricate forms of blackmail, revenge or the silencing of secrets forever. No two think alike, but they all […]

Deadpool Movie Is a Hit, Both at the Box Office & for B.C.’s Economy

This weekend’s release of Deadpool shattered all box office expectations, creating a new record for a February movie release with $135 million dollars. It also forged a new record for the highest-opening for an R-rated film, beating 2003’s The Matrix Reloaded by more than $40 million dollars. Filmed in various locations in the Lower Mainland, […]

$15 Million Dollar B.C. Music Fund Created

Big news for B.C.’s music sector! The provincial government has announced the creation of a $15 million dollar B.C. Music Fund. This fund will help promote and facilitate British Columbia’s music sector across all regions of the province, stimulate more jobs for musicians and those working in the industry, and bring more celebration to the […]

Vancouver Now the Top Dog in Special Visual Effects

On Wednesday, July 8 the new world headquarters of Sony Pictures Imageworks held its grand opening celebration. Centrally located in downtown Vancouver, the 74,000 square foot facility now employs 700 full-time digital animators and special visual effects artists, making the city tops in the world for workers in this industry. Premier Christy Clark and Vancouver […]

Reboot Returns to Airwaves as The Guardian Code

Reboot, one of the first-ever computer generated television shows is returning to television, and it’s being rebooted in its home province of BC. Corus Entertainment has ordered 26 episodes of Reboot: The Guardian Code, a follow-up to the pioneering CG childrens program that was first broadcast more than 20 years ago. With its new and […]

BC Creates Presents Inaugural Spark of Creativity Award

Last evening at Science World, the top 25 most innovative companies in British Columbia gathered to celebrate their achievements in creativity, entrepreneurship and technology at the NEXTBC 2015 Awards & Showcase Gala. Seated inside the Omnimax Theatre, over 400 guests watched as the winners were revealed. BC Creates was there to recognize a project that […]

Industry to Honour X-Files Creator Chris Carter

‘BC Creates’ is Introduced as Screen Production Community Joins VIFF Industry to Honour X-Files Creator Chris Carter Province of British Columbia Proclaims “Creative Industries Week” April 27-May 4 Vancouver, BC – As part of Creative Industries Week in BC (April 27 – May 4), BC’s screen production community is joining VIFF Industry to pay tribute […]

BC Takes Spotlight in “Tomorrowland” Media Campaign From Disney

Toronto, ON – April 29, 2015 – British Columbia is being shown some love in a new out-of-home media campaign from Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Canada for the upcoming feature film “Tomorrowland.” Directed by Brad Bird and starring George Clooney, “Tomorrowland” is a riveting mystery adventure about a jaded scientist and an optimistic teen […]