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British Columbia at Cannes Film Festival 2022

May 16, 2022 | Motion Picture


As Canada’s largest and North America’s third-largest, full-service motion picture production hub in North America, British Columbia is proud of its international reputation and proven track record for providing exceptional value for the producer’s dollar. With a full spectrum of world-class talent, services and facilities from pre-production to post-production, clients return to B.C. for it’s creative excellence and full-service hub.

Creative BC at Cannes Film Festival

Prem Gill, CEO, Creative BC
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Learn about the Film + TV Industry in British Columbia

Studios + Locations

British Columbia offers A World of Looks and 2.8M square feet of stage space with 120 sound stages.


Productions that choose to film beyond the main hub in the Lower Mainland region of the province enjoy increasingly competitive incentives. See all there is to offer just outside of Vancouver.

Crews, Infrastructure, Production Services

An experienced and highly credited workforce coupled with B.C.’s state-of-the-art studio facilities make the province a favoured place to create and work.


With a reputation for excellence in film, Canada is a valuable partner in co-production, holding bi-lateral agreements with close to 60 countries.

Financial Incentives

B.C.’s government is committed to the motion picture industry, offering foreign and domestic producers tax credit programs and strong financial advantages.

Climate Action

Reel Green™ helps Canada’s motion picture industry unite to improve production practices and reduce environmental impacts through strategic collaboration and practical tools.

Inclusive Career Pathways

Creative Pathways champions a dynamic motion picture workforce in B.C. that is equitable, diverse and inclusive.

About the Industry

Creative BC estimates $3.5B total B.C. production spend on 450 shows in 2021. View all recent impacts and learn about our dynamic, leading industry.

British Columbia filmmakers present at Cannes Film Festival 2022

Creative BC Passport to Markets Program
Jennifer Wickham, Yintah Film
Michael Toledano, Yintah Film
Joella Cabalu
Nisha Platzer
Denver Jackson, Cloudrise Pictures
Domenico Cutrupi, Lumberwitch Films
Emily Alden, Brightlight Pictures
Derek Kwan, Mundane Media Inc.
Trish Dolman, Screen Siren Pictures
Christine Haebler, Terminal City Pictures
Mostafa Keshvari, GrandMuse Pictures
Galen Fletcher, Curiosity Pictures
Traei Tsai, BC Minorities for Film & TV Society

ADBUCTED Treaty 6 Productions Inc.
Capilano University’s Filmmakers in Indigenous Leadership and Management Business Affairs and Indigenous Digital Accelerator programs
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Roger Boyer
Ryan Cooper
Dan Foreman
Eva Thomas
Kelvin Redvers
Colin Van Loon


Forum RIDM’s Docs-In-Progress – Canadian Showcase from Telefilm & Hot Docs
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Nisha Platzer
Joella Cabalu


Forum RIDM’s Docs-In-Progress – Canadian Showcase from Telefilm & Hot Docs
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Jennifer Wickham
Michael Toledano
Brenda Mitchell
Franklin López


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Our motion picture industry gratefully acknowledges we are living and working on the ancestral home territories of 203 Indigenous nations, with commitment to learn how to be respectful guests. Visit to learn about your home on native land and how we in the industry can follow On-Screen Protocols and Pathways.