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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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Real to Reel: Merging Reality with Fiction

Ever wonder how a script moves from ideas on paper to the final cut? The Thompson-Nicola Film Commission has put out a series of stills showing how the local environment can be transformed to meet the needs of a script. The Real to Reel…

Vancouver Asian Film Festival + VAFF 2022 Awards

The Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) is the longest running Asian film festival in Canada. It was founded in 1995 and debuted in September 1997. Since then, tens of thousands of film lovers have experienced a diverse selection of North American-Asian…

21 thrilling titles filmed in B.C. to watch this Halloween

Nowhere does spooky quite like the Pacific Northwest. From 80s classics to a suite of jump scares from Mike Flanagan, discover 21 iconic and fresh thrillers, horror and Halloween-themed films and tv series that were shot in and around Vancouver.   The…

Nominees Announced for the 21st Annual DGC Awards

Hosted in Vancouver, the 21st Annual Directors Guild of Canada Awards (DGC Awards) honour the exquisite talent and creators making strides in the Canadian screen industry. This year, the DGC received nearly 450 submissions that showcase the…

B.C.’s We Measure the Earth With Our Bodies by Tsering Yangzom Lama makes this year’s Scotiabank Giller Prize List

The Giller Prize, founded by Jack Rabinovitch in 1994, highlights the very best in Canadian fiction year after year. In 2005, the prize teamed up with Scotiabank who increased the winnings four-fold. The Scotiabank Giller Prize now awards $100,000…

Western Canadian Music Awards 2022 B.C. Winners

The Western Canadian Music Awards celebrates the best of artistic and industry talent in western Canada. This year, the WCMA celebrates 20 years of being Canada’s largest music industry event. Award winners were announced at Breakout West…

BC and Yukon Book Prizes 2022 Winners

The West Coast Book Prize Society is thrilled to have announced the winners of the 38th annual BC and Yukon Book Prizes. Prizes are awarded annually to recognize the achievements of BC and Yukon authors, illustrators and publishers. Award…

B.C. at VIFF 2022!

The 41st Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF) returns to theatres September 29 - October 9, 2022. Over 130 films, 100 shorts, talks and special events will light up the screens and stages across Vancouver. Discover the list of B.C. films…


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