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Crazy8s Announces Top 6 Finalists for Annual 8-Day Filmmaking Challenge

The Crazy8s Film Society announced this year’s top 6 finalists. The annual filmmaking challenge provides funding, professional mentorship and support to emerging filmmakers to help them produce a short film in 8 days. Since 1999, Crazy8s has…
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Three B.C. Authors Selected to CBC Canada Reads

Congratulations to the B.C. writers whose works were selected for the 2023 CBC Canada Reads debate! The three titles were selected from a longlist of 15 books by Canadian authors. B.C. actor, filmmaker and writer Keegan Connor Tracy will champion…

Film and Research Merge in BC-made Documentary on Bear Dens

On Canada’s West Coast, it can be challenging for animals to find a dry place to hibernate. For one of the forest's most iconic inhabitants, the black bear, the answer lies within the forest’s largest and oldest trees. But how do you…

An interview with Jessie Johnston: founder and editor of Asparagus Magazine.

Over the last two decades, Jessie Johnston has worked in both the US and Canadian magazine industry and founded her own publication, Asparagus, in 2018. Asparagus combines Jessie’s passion for sustainability and storytelling, and won the award…
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So You’ve Completed an Animated Short, Now What?

Now in its third run, the ACE (Animation Career EXCELerator) Program aims to boost women into higher level positions within the animation industry throughout Canada. ACE offers, through the leadership of Rose-Ann Tisserand and Tracey Mack, financial…

Kid-Friendly BC Films to Stream this Holiday Season

With winter break rapidly approaching, what better way to bond with the little ones in your life than turning to the holidays films shot in BC? Puppy Star Christmas (2018) takes a unique spin on talking-dog movies by turning it into a…

Get into the holiday spirit with these festive tunes from British Columbia

Time to set the mood with carols and tunes. Discover a mix of traditional and modern songs from British Columbia musicians to be your companion this holiday season. This playlist makes the perfect soundtrack for your holiday party, or a chill…

An interview with Brittany Tiplady and Kristi Alexandra, Co-editors of Loose Lips Magazine

Brittany Tiplady and Kristi Alexandra (co-editors) met while studying journalism at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, becoming partners in an entrepreneurial journalism project. Over the last seven years, that project lives on as Loose Lips Magazine…

Vancouver’s Blackbird Interactive makes The New Yorker’s Best Video Games List of the Year for Hardspace: Shipbreaker

Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Blackbird Interactive (BBI) is a creative-fueled, future-driven, independent studio – behind such games as Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, Hardspace: Shipbreaker, and the upcoming Homeworld 3 and…

The Association of Book Publishers of BC honour UBC Press and Margaret Reynolds at annual awards ceremony

The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia (ABPBC) announced the 2022 recipients of two awards recognizing outstanding contributions to the province’s publishing industry. UBC Press, for the project RavenSpace, will receive the…

An interview with TeLeni Koochin, Publisher, BAZOOF! Magazine

We all know that kids are the future – but how is the magazine industry playing its part? Led by publisher TeLeni Koochin and winner of Parents’ Choice Awards®, BAZOOF! magazine encourages reading, learning and creativity in children, even…
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Whistler Film Festival 2022

Whistler Film Festival, 'Canada's Coolest Film Fest', kicks off on November 30, 2022 running until December 4, 2022. The 2022 iteration will present 86 films; 41 features and 45 shorts  including Oscar-contenders, breakthrough Canadian films…


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