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!


An Interview With Vici Johnstone Owner of Caitlin Press

“Trust for me is when people take the time to understand the value of our industry.”-Vici Johnstone Vici Johnstone has worked in the arts her whole life, but it hasn’t always been a straight line. She went from high school drama classes, to working in theatre production, to being a rock’ n’ roll roadie for […]

An Interview With Robyn Haddow Freelance FUI Motion Graphics Artist.

“People trust me because I show up 110%. I’ve been in the trenches and I’ve done the work to get to where I am now.”-Robyn Haddow As a Fantasy User Interface (FUI) motion graphics artist, Robyn Haddow is often the only female artist in the room. “I think I’ve worked with one other female in […]

BC Filmmakers at the 2019 Vancouver Island Short Film Festival

This festival draws people to the rapidly evolving, motion picture industry home, the island has become. More specifically, bringing people to the town of Nanaimo, where the VISFF is held every year. This year, the festival will be taking place February 1-2, at Malaspina Theatre. We would like to draw your attention to some of […]

Behind the Scenes of the TV Series Project Blue Book

Where in BC did the filming take place? Are there any local landmarks we should lookout for when watching the series? Filming took place in and around the lower mainland with locations ranging from farmhouses to the downtown core including the exterior Marine Building and The Vancouver Club. Outside areas included small towns like Matsqui […]

40 Productions Over 40 Years: Celebrating Motion Picture in British Columbia

2018 marks the 40th year of film commission services in British Columbia! Over the last 40 years the motion picture industry in B.C. has grown to become North America’s 3rd largest motion picture hub. We are proud to celebrate this momentous occasion by looking back at 40 memorable film and television series shot in British Columbia! […]

Profile on LaSalle College Vancouver

We had the opportunity to interview LaSalle College Vancouver, learning more about how they originated and how they currently contribute to British Columbia’s creative industries. What kind of work do you do in the creative industries? LaSalle College Vancouver (LCV) is a boutique creative career school offering an array of exciting applied arts programs in […]

Crazy 8s Announces top 12 Applicants

Check out the Crazy 8s finalists: 3RD TUESDAY Directed by: Stephanie Rossel Written by: Stephanie Rossel Producer: Shona Miko-Musgrave A senior recounts her forbidden love story to a decluttering expert who assumes a chipped angel is junk but one person’s junk is another person’s chance at romance. A DINNER, WITH ROBOTS Directed by: Jeremy Brown […]