Entries by Caitlin Keely

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TD International Jazz Festival: Local Highlights

he event runs from June 22 to July 1 and highlights some wonderful British Columbia artists. Acts varying from jazz, blues, world, creative and everything in between. We would like to highlight some of Creative BC’s funding recipients who will be performing across the city at this years event. David Ward – June 23  Khari Wendell […]

An Interview with Tom Dobrzanski

For Tom Dobrzanski, music started out as a hobby to help him relax. Then, somehow he found himself launching a recording studio in his parents’ basement while studying business at UBC. “At the time, home recording was just becoming possible. We were right at the cusp of disruption when it came to musicians recording their […]

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Company Profile: Linetest Collective

A small team with a big impact, Linetest Collective works to bring together artists and industry professionals to create something truely unique. Having grown from the early methods of animation Linetest Collective still prides itself on their values and quality of work. They are true storytellers that take time to present to their clients beautifully, […]

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An Interview with Steve Smith from Aircover Inflatables

Safety was a big motivator for Steve Smith and his partners when they started Aircover Inflatables, an alternative to the traditional green screens used in the film industry. Their previous experience as key grips had them putting up substantial screens for visual effects, with no way of controlling the elements. “It was actually quite dangerous; […]

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An Interview with Ché Aimee Dorval

  Ché Aimee Dorval’s relationship with music has always been a bit tumultuous. For years, she struggled with how she could approach music in an authentic way, while still making a living doing what she loved. She left Vancouver because she didn’t feel like there were enough opportunities for her here as a musician, yet […]

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An interview with Rob Sanders from Greystone Books

“Support in getting out to other parts of the world is critical. We can’t just sit back.” -Rob Sanders Without question, there is a strong demand for Canadian content in Canada, yet that doesn’t always translate to international success. According to Rob Sanders of Greystone Books, in order to thrive in today’s publishing market, you need […]