Meet the creators championing British Columbia’s Creative Industries

Finding a cyber-utopia at Transgender Expression Haven, a Q+A with Angelic Goldsky

The Transgender Expression Haven (The Haven) is Vancouver's first Trans Art Gallery and virtual performance art venue for transgender, non-binary, Two-Spirit, intersex artists and other artists transcending gender. A radical cyber-artistic creative…

Meeting Mel D’Souza: Founder of SILO Entertainment

Mel D’Souza is an Executive Producer, a Creative Producer, and ex-television executive who was born in Bombay, India and raised in Vancouver. He oversees SILO Entertainment, a content development and rights-holding company which was founded…

Celebrate International Women’s Day with these B.C. films at Vancouver International Women in Film Festival

The 17th annual Vancouver International Women in Film Festival (VIWFF) hosted by Women In Film and Television Vancouver (WIFTV) takes place virtually from March 8-13, 2022! Kicking off on International Women's Day, the festival includes 33 films…

B.C. artists and projects nominated for 2022 JUNO Awards

The nominees for the 51st Annual JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. This year’s winners will be revealed during the closing weekend of JUNO Week, at The JUNO Opening Night Awards on Saturday…

Actor, Singer-songwriter, Audiobook Narrator, Podcast Co-founder, and Career Consultant: Kristina Lao

Kristina Lao (she/her) is a Vancouver-based nationally touring actor, singer-songwriter, audiobook narrator and co-founder of the podcast Bombshell Brunches. She is an artist-advocate and career consultant with over 15 years working in front…

British Columbia projects and creators nominated for 2022 Canadian Screen Awards

The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television revealed 145 nominations across television, film and digital media categories for their 2022 awards. British Columbia projects and creators are recognized across each category, with Danis Goulet’s…
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NFB/imagineNATIVE Digital Project Prize presented in the 2022 Sundance Film Festival New Frontier Program

The National Film Board of Canada VR experience This is Not a Ceremony, written and directed by Ahnahktsipiitaa (Colin Van Loon) had its world premiere at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. The winning submission of the NFB/imagineNATIVE Digital…

RANGE Magazine: Amplifying new voices in music

RANGE Magazine is a Vancouver-based national music publication founded in June 2021 by Glenn Alderson who comes from more than 15 years working in the music industry as both a musician and the founder of BeatRoute Media. As a national…

Author Lily Chow invested into the Order of Canada

B.C. Author, researcher, and historian Lily Chow was invested into the Order of Canada in December 2021 “for preserving and promoting the history of early Chinese immigrants to Canada and their contributions to the country’s social and…

B.C.’s Creative Industries Celebrate Black History Month 2022

  Proclamation by the Province of British Columbia | Black History Month is a time to learn, honour and reflect upon the experience and future of Black communities in British Columbia. Here are some of the ways the creative industries…

NSI IndigiDocs premieres on APTN

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI)  premieres two, one-hour short documentary specials on APTN, featuring films made through the 2019 and 2020 editions of NSI IndigiDocs. Four of the featured films originate from B.C. storytellers. NSI…
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Into Light follows a mother and child as they navigate the complexities of gender identity

Set against the crystalline Northern landscape of Yellowknife, Into Light directed by B.C.'s Sheona McDonald, captures a season of change as a mother and daughter navigate the complexities of gender identity together.   Into Light…