Meet the creators championing British Columbia’s Creative Industries

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…

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…

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…

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,…

#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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Immerse yourself with IM4 Labs Knowledge Transfer Series

The IM4 Lab was created by Indigenous filmmaker, Loretta Todd, alongside media matriarchs Doreen Manuel, Cease Wyss, and Tracey Kim Bonneau. IM4 is in collaboration with Emily Carr University to offer workshops training Indigenous peoples in…

West Coast flavours dominate the 2020 Taste Canada Awards shortlist

Chop Suey Nation 2020, a year for home cooks. In its 23rd year, the Taste Canada Awards unveils its shortlist of cookbooks competing for a coveted culinary writing award as well as the virtual gala hosts. Eighty-six cookbooks entered the…