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 creative innovators on the Island/Coast, and be sure to check out what’s happening in the Lower Mainland/Southwest, the Thompson/Okanagan/Kootenays and Northern B.C. regions. 

B.C.'s Creative Sector on the Island/Coast

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 on the Island/Coast.

Meet Local Creators + Innovators

Cloudhead Games

VR Game Studio

Mastermind Studios

Video Production & Soundstage

Blue Moon Marquee

Swinging Blues Band

Nova Ami

Film Director


Carey Newman


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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