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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 […]

Commemorating National Indigenous History Month

National Indigenous History Month invites Indigenous Peoples to celebrate their history in the spirit of pride and preservation. For non-Indigenous Canadians, it is an opportunity to learn and show recognition of the role Indigenous Peoples have played and continue to play in shaping Canada.

Meeting Mel D’Souza: Founder of SILO Entertainment

Mel D’Souza is an Executive Producer, a Creative Producer, and ex-television executive who was born in Bombay, India and raised in Vancouver. He oversees SILO Entertainment, a content development and rights-holding company which was founded in 2005. He has lived and worked all over the world having spent time in London, Hong Kong and India […]

Actor, Singer-songwriter, Audiobook Narrator, Podcast Co-founder, and Career Consultant: Kristina Lao

Kristina Lao (she/her) is a Vancouver-based nationally touring actor, singer-songwriter, audiobook narrator and co-founder of the podcast Bombshell Brunches. She is an artist-advocate and career consultant with over 15 years working in front of and behind the lens in media and entertainment. As a champion for sustainable creative, accessible careers Kristina is one of Music […]