Meet the creators championing British Columbia’s Creative Industries

Meet B.C’s Music + Sound Recording Industry

Music is a lifeline to the creative industries not only here in British Columbia but abroad. B.C. is the third-largest centre for music production in Canada with a large and diverse talent pool of artists who are known for producing all genres…

Meet B.C.’s Interactive + Digital Media Industry

British Columbia's interactive and digital media industry is one of the most dynamic engines in the B.C. economy and is a key driver of skilled jobs that will define the future of the province. As part of Creative Industries Week 2021, DigiBC…

Creative Industries Week 2021: BC Creates Virtually

Over the last year, we have reinforced the ways that we excel together, virtually rallying to work creatively on a way forward. The forced pause precipitated challenges and solutions; it also created space for sectors to refocus and redirect…

#ListenBC Release Radar Spotify Playlist

Looking to discover your new favourite song or listen to one you already love? Celebrate and enjoy the province's diverse and outstanding music industry in a frequently updated Spotify playlist. The #ListenBC Release Radar is an automated, personalized…

BC Creates Virtually: Growing Forward in 2021 Showcase

    Join B.C.’s creative sector for a special 2021 online edition of the Annual Creative Industries Week Showcase. This year, BC Creates Virtually as industry leaders and creators together present a multi-sector Showcase…

Meet B.C.’s Magazine Publishing Industry

British Columbia is home to over 300 magazines, representing a broad diversity of publications, ranging from small to large, literary to lifestyle, leisure to arts and culture, news, business, and special interest magazines. These titles represent…

Meet B.C.’s Book Publishing Industry

The nucleus of the province's publishing industry is comprised of 26 member publishers of the ABPBC. These publishers make corporate financial investments into the cultural output they produce and share profit from that creative content from…

#ReadLocalBC Weekly Bestsellers List

Books have always been an integral part of British Columbia's creative industries and within our everyday lives. Read Local BC, launched and run by the Association of Book Publishers of BC, aims to showcase the vibrant community of authors,…

Discover B.C.’s Magazines #SubscribeBC #BCReadsMagazines

British Columbia is home to over 300 magazines, representing a broad diversity of publications, ranging from small to large, literary to lifestyle, leisure to arts and culture, news, business, and special interest magazines featuring the unique…

B.C. Films Nominated for 2021 Canadian Screen Awards

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) announced today the nominees for the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards in 141 film, television, and digital media categories. The awards will be presented as a seven-part genre-based…

B.C. Studios Nominated for the 2021 Canadian Game Awards

2020 was a tremendous year in the gaming space. While the industry adapted to the difficulties of developing games in quarantine, gaming communities around the world embraced indie gems and big-budget AAA titles with the same excitement. Here…

BC Creates recognizes International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Proclamation by the Province of British Columbia | Anti-Racism Resources   March 21, 2021 | International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination aims to foster a global culture of tolerance, equality and anti-discrimination.…