Industry News

  • Announcing the 40 recipients of the TELUS STORYHIVE 2020 Local Heroes Documentary Edition

    January 25, 2021
    Congratulations to the 40 teams who were awarded the tools to make a documentary about the local heroes in their community. Creative BC is proud to partner with STORYHIVE on the Local Heroes Documentary Edition program.

  • 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.
  • Apply by November 29th to the Canadian Creative Accelerator

    November 16, 2020
    The Canadian Creative Accelerator (CCA) is an initiative of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service at The Consulate General of Canada in Los Angeles. The initiative aims to increase the scope and global reach of Canadian television, film, music, and new media productions.
  • Prem Gill moderates 'Get on that Roster and Direct in BC' panel at the 20th annual Reelworld Film Festival

    October 13, 2020
    Moderated by Prem Gill, CEO, Creative BC, this panel features directors Sharon Lewis, Sudz Sutherland and Nimisha Mukerji and their journeys as directors and working in the British Columbia film and television industry.
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