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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 Greenwood by Michael Christie. TikTok personality Tasnim Geedi will champion Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. […]

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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 and award-winning stories from 19 different countries. The in-person festival also hosts filmmaker après events, conversations with top talent at […]

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 and International films. Each year VAFF attracts close to 5,000 audience members over its […]

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 winners are selected through a juried system, with five finalists in each prize category, including the […]

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 at this year’s festivals!   Anyox Jessica Johnson and Ryan Ermacora Feature Documentary Originally constructed […]

STEAM Sale on DigiBC’s Games from BC

To celebrate the August long weekend, the Games from British Columbia Steam page will be having a sale from July 29 to August 2. This page showcases the work of B.C.’s bold and innovative video game industry, and it features titles from both independent and AAA developers. We’re proud to highlight their talent and the […]

#BCCreates: Recapping Creative Industries Week

In May 2022, British Columbia’s creative industry stakeholders gathered in Victoria to reconvene after a 2-year in-person hiatus. The week was a celebration of the achievements from the writing and publishing, magazine publishing, digital, motion picture, and music industries. By official proclamation, May 16 to 20, 2022 was declared Creative Industries Week. To kick off, […]

Western Canadian Music Award Nominees Announced

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 will be announced at Breakout West 2022  which runs September 28 – October 2, in Calgary, AB. See the complete list of nominated […]