Meet the creators championing British Columbia’s Creative Industries

B.C. Films and Television Series 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…

Creative Industries Week 2021 Wrap Up: BC Creates Virtually

Today we say goodbye to this year's Creative Industries Week, BC Creates Virtually: Growing Forward in 2021. This year, the creative sector had an exciting opportunity to open up Creative Industries Week to the public for the first time. We…

Spotlight on Knowledge Network

Many locally produced projects are supported via B.C.’s public broadcaster, Knowledge Network, which commissions original documentary programming in partnership with B.C. independent filmmakers. As its name suggests, the channel supports and…

Meet B.C.’s Motion Picture Industry

British Columbians take a collaborative approach and bring heart to every production. Together, the provincial ecosystem of film and television resources, B.C.’s motion picture industry represents a mature, full-service global motion picture…

British Columbia is Overflowing with Superheroes. And Not Just the Kind You Know.

It is well established that superheroes live amongst us here in B.C. Supergirl and Batwoman help keep the streets safe. The Flash and Arrow avert looming crises on our doorsteps. Long-term residents Superman and Lois have recently returned to…

B.C. Studios Nominated for Canadian Game Awards

Seamlessly blending interactivity, music, art and of course, entertainment, video games are an exciting component of B.C.'s creative industry. A 2019 statistic from the Entertainment Software Association of Canada stated that the video game…

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…

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…

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

This year, BC Creates Virtually as industry leaders and creators together present a multi-sector Showcase that features contributions from across film, television, interactive digital media, book and magazine publishing, and music in celebration…

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…