As we celebrate British Columbia’s vibrant creators during Creative Industries Week this May, we’re taking the opportunity to showcase the incredible stories behind the talent and innovation that define the creative economy in BC.

Keep scrolling to learn more about the creative innovators in the Lower Mainland/Southwest region, and be sure to check out what’s happening in The NorthIsland/Coast and the Thompson/Okanagan/Kootenays regions. 

B.C.'s Creative Sector in the Lower Mainland/

The diverse creators from the Motion Picture, Music + Sound Recording, Interactive + Digital Media, Book Publishing and Magazine Publishing industries drive innovation in our province and propel British Columbia’s economic and cultural reputation. 

There are a multitude of industry organizations located in the Lower Mainland/Southwest region of British Columbia.

Meet Creators + Innovators in the Lower Mainland/Southwest

Nimisha Mukerji


Murray Porter


East Side Games

game developer, publisher, and technology provider


Magazine Publisher

Meet the Creative Industries

British Columbia is a global leader in content creation and production. The province’s creators and creative companies bring a perspective that is distinctively west coast Canadian to the world of storytelling across all forms of media.

Book Publishing

Interactive + Digital Media

Magazine Publishing

Music + Sound Recording

Motion Picture

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Local Industry Innovation in the News

Surrey Music Strategy

The City of Surrey is developing a Music Strategy to support artist development and to create a thriving local music economy.

Versatile Media

New LED video wall film production studio to be built in South Burnaby

Vancouver Music Strategy

The Vancouver Music Strategy supports music and musicians working and living in Vancouver.

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