Meet the creators championing British Columbia’s Creative Industries

Creating from Haida Gwaii with Carsen Gray

Hailing from Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, B.C., Carsen Gray is a Haida Indigenous and mixed descent award-winning singer/songwriter and is no stranger to a life of art, music, and entertainment.   Photo by Liz Rosa   Carsen’s…

Healing through music with Christopher Steffler, Mercury Artists

For Christopher Steffler, empathy and advocacy are everything. Evident in his work, he has devoted his music career to breathing life and visibility into each of his projects and artists. Christopher is the owner and founder of Vancouver-based Mercury…

Arsenal Pulp Press Butter Honey Pig Bread and Jonny Appleseed finalists for CBC 2021 Canada Reads

2021 marks the 20th edition of CBC Canada Reads. Over four days, the five Canada Reads champions selected will bring their diverse perspectives to this year's theme: One Book to Transport Us. Canada Reads 2021 takes place March 8-11 and will…

Empathy through storytelling with Shabnam Rezaei, Big Bad Boo Studios

Big Bad Boo Studios is a premier animation company based in Vancouver, B.C. with offices in New York and Los Angeles that produces Canadian children's content. The studio is no stranger to broadcast deals with leading companies Hulu, Amazon…

Stay connected and #PlayBC

A social lifeline of sorts, video games have kept us connected and entertained from the very beginning. Here are 20 made-in B.C. games you can play from idle to mystery and player versus player with energetic storylines, original music, and…

Meet the team behind FREYA, the dystopian film that controls its own narrative

FREYA follows Jade, someone who considers her Federally Regulated Enquiry and Yield Assistant(FREYA) a friend. But when a one-night stand doesn’t go as planned, Jade is forced to question FREYA and the system she represents. Set in the…
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Meet the BC Creates Associations Serving the Creative Industries

Start 2021 with support and community, meet the six member-based industry associations serving book publishing, interactive and digital media, magazine publishing, motion picture and music and sound recording. These associations work to serve…

Martin Glegg on the magical realist film with a western twist, Unicorn Code

Martin Glegg, Partner and Director at Wallop Film is a writer-director based in British Columbia. Passionate about impactful storytelling, Martin draws from unique perspectives and an education in Human Ecology to immerse himself into the art…

Creative Industries Year in Review

From a year leading with nothing short of breaking headlines, we look to the year’s story highlights from the creative industries sector. From new initiatives to heart-warming good news, here are some of the highlights from book and magazine…

#ReadBC Bestsellers List

B.C. books cherish and champion the land, stories and diversity of life in the Pacific Northwest. Here are the 15 B.C. Bestsellers from Read Local BC, published by B.C. book publishers.   No. 1 Takaya: Lone Wolf by Cheryl Alexander RMB…

Discover BC’s Magazines #SubscribeBC

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…

Binge #WatchBC

Watch the best from made-in-British Columbia films and TV series this winter. Here is a list of 21 titles made here in B.C. available to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, CBC Gem and more.   FILMS   To All the Boys I’ve…