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B.C.’s Creative Sector Honours International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 21, 2023 | International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination aims to foster a global culture of tolerance, equality and anti-discrimination. The 2023 theme of the International Day focuses on the urgency of combatting racism…
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#WatchBC at SXSW 2023

South by Southwest starts tomorrow, March 10, 2023, and closes on March 19, 2023. SXSW is an multidisciplinary festival featuring music, comedy, emerging technology, film, television, and art exhibitions based in Austin, Texas. This festival-conference…
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2023 Canadian Screen Awards nominees announced

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is the largest non-profit professional media arts organization in Canada. With a membership of more than 4,000 emerging and established industry professionals, they are dedicated to developing,…
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Anthony Shim’s RICEBOY SLEEPS to Screen in Theatres across Canada

  Anthony Shim’s sophomore feature RICEBOY SLEEPS will premiere for a limited release in theatres across Canada starting on March 17, 2023. One of the most anticipated film releases of 2023, RICEBOY SLEEPS has won top awards on the…

Crazy8s Announces Top 6 Finalists for Annual 8-Day Filmmaking Challenge

The Crazy8s Film Society announced this year’s top 6 finalists. The annual filmmaking challenge provides funding, professional mentorship and support to emerging filmmakers to help them produce a short film in 8 days. Since 1999, Crazy8s has…

Film and Research Merge in BC-made Documentary on Bear Dens

On Canada’s West Coast, it can be challenging for animals to find a dry place to hibernate. For one of the forest's most iconic inhabitants, the black bear, the answer lies within the forest’s largest and oldest trees. But how do you…
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So You’ve Completed an Animated Short, Now What?

Now in its third run, the ACE (Animation Career EXCELerator) Program aims to boost women into higher level positions within the animation industry throughout Canada. ACE offers, through the leadership of Rose-Ann Tisserand and Tracey Mack, financial…

Kid-Friendly BC Films to Stream this Holiday Season

With winter break rapidly approaching, what better way to bond with the little ones in your life than turning to the holidays films shot in BC? Puppy Star Christmas (2018) takes a unique spin on talking-dog movies by turning it into a…
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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…