Industry News

  • WIA Vancouver Master Class: A day in the life of an animation art director

    December 15, 2020
    Youth Media Alliance (YMA) and Women in Animation (WIA) are looking for women (cis and trans women) as well as gender non-conforming and non-binary animators, illustrators, designers, story board designers, comic book illustrators, visual effects artists, video game artists, concept artists who show a talent and passion for animation for children’s content.
  • DOC BC + Yukon + Northwest Territories Breakthrough Program

    December 15, 2020
    Prepare to pitch for development funds and a development deal for your project. Sell your project to prestigious festival markets like Hot Docs International Documentary Festival and beyond! Six emerging and high-potential creators (writers, producers or directors) will be selected for this rigorous and intimate market-preparation course where they’ll develop a successful festival strategy and hone their project pitches and materials to prepare for festivals and markets like the Deal Maker program at Hot Docs.

    The Breakthrough Program was created with a mandate to provide more access and inclusion for individuals self-identifying as Black, Indigenous, a person of colour, and/or LGBTQ+ and to increase participation for emerging film creators from underrepresented communities. We encourage applicants to self-identify in their application.
  • BC’s Motion Picture Production Industry & the Global Pandemic in 2020: The Rear View & the Look Ahead

    December 14, 2020
    On December 15th at 7pm PST, the Motion Picture Production Industry Assn. of BC (MPPIA) will convene its final “Town Hall” panel session of 2020. In this session, B.C.’s production community will gather to hear from industry leaders – all of you – as we take stock of one of the most extraordinary years on record.
  • Prem Gill moderates View From the Top: The New Creative Economy at Whistler Film Festival

    November 30, 2020
    With an unprecedented global pandemic nipping at our heels, where do we go from here? How do we strategize for future prosperity with so many unknowns looming before us? In this content-rich culture, can we predict what audiences will watch? From equity to sustainability, to employment security, our industry is rethinking the way we make content, for whom, and where they are watching it. In this inspiring discussion, we'll hear from forward thinkers about the big picture view of the unique challenges and opportunities facing the media and arts sector, across Canada and beyond.
  • Creative BC is hiring a Domestic Motion Picture Fund Project Manager

    November 25, 2020
    Creative BC is excited to announce a full-time opportunity for a two-year term to lead the development and implementation of the new $2 million Domestic Motion Picture Fund that was recently announced by the Government of British Columbia.
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