Meet BC’s Creative Industries

BC’s content creators and creative entrepreneurs possess inspiration, tenacity, and a capability that attracts international recognition. They have made significant global impacts and importantly, they continue to experiment across the creative industries that #BCCreates champions:

  1. Motion Picture, including animation and VFX
  2. Music & Sound Recording
  3. Book & Magazine Publishing
  4. Interactive & Digital Media

As we sustain and grow this exciting and distinctive economy, we celebrate the passionate individuals, meaningful careers and exciting new ventures within it. Have a story to share? Please do!


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She’s Calling the Shots

2xMore and BC Creates host a panel discussion with top executives from DHX Media, Rainmaker Entertainment as well as “2X More” program participant Heather Hawthorn-Doyle. On Thursday, March 2, join Women in View and BC Creates as they host “She’s Calling the Shots: Advancing Women Directors in Animation and Live Scripted.” The panel discussion taking […]

Creative Industries Week 2017

British Columbia is celebrating four BC’s industries that unite to form BC’s vibrant creative economy: film + tv; digital entertainment; music + sound recording; and book and magazine publishing. This economy is thriving with increased activity locally and expanded presence internationally. From February 27 to March 4, 2017, these four industries join government and industry […]

Calendar of Events Feb 27 – Mar 5, 2017

Celebrate Creative Industries Week with Us!   2017 Calendar of Events   Monday, February 27 Creative Industries Week 2017 Launch & Reception 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm (by invite) Victoria, BC Tuesday, February 28 Creative Industries Week Showcase 11:00 am – 1:30 pm (by invite) Victoria, BC Wednesday, March 1 BC Creates Community Builders Award […]

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 […]

Ryan Reynolds made the Deadpool movie in his hometown of Vancouver.

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, […]

Premier Christy Clark and Michael Bublé at the announcement of the creation of the B.C. Music Fund.

$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 The Guardian Code

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 […]