BC Creates in the Lower Mainland/Southwest

Learn about the creative innovators in the Lower Mainland/Southwest region of British Columbia.

BC Creates in Northern BC

Learn about the creative innovators in the Northern B.C. region.

BC Creates in the Thompson/Okanagan/Kootenays

Learn about the creative innovators in the Thompson/Okanagan/Kootenays region of British Columbia.

BC Creates on the Island/Coast

Learn about the creative innovators on the Island/Coast of British Columbia.
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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…
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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…
Robin Shaw

#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…

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.

B.C. Book Day 2022

B.C. Book Day invites British Columbians to celebrate the province’s book & magazine publishers, authors, illustrators, bookstores, libraries, festivals, and literary prizes that connect us with local stories.