Creative BC Research + Reports
Creative BC prepares a Service Plan which outlines what the agency expects to achieve in a three year period. The Service Plan identifies the role that Creative BC plays in industry development, the priorities against which we intend to invest our resources and the performance targets from which our success can be measured
Creative BC Service Plans
BC Film + Media Service Plans
As a non-profit organization, Creative BC produces an annual Activity Report. CrBC’s Activity Report presents information on the key achievements reached during the period, program activities and the corresponding resources used as well as a report on performance which summarizes the goals and objectives established and how they were met over the fiscal year.
creative Bc activity reports
BC Film + Media Activity Reports
BC Industry Profiles
Creative BC conducts research, in consultation with industry stakeholders, and publishes reports on the size and economic impact of the creative sectors that it represents. These sector profiles also provide information on industry trends and challenges and opportunities for stability and growth.
BOOK PUBLISHING SECTOR PROFILE
BC has approximately 30 professional book publishers who operate in all sectors of the province, adding their cultural reach and economic impact to communities both large and small. The majority of businesses are SMEs (small to medium enterprises) and publish across a wide spectrum of categories fiction, non-fiction, regional interest, literary, children’s, scholarly and educational. While they publish authors from across Canada and from other countries, BC publishers are committed to supporting and publishing BC authors. In the most recent year (2013), their collective sales were between $27 and $28 million with a title base of 10,059 active print ISBN numbers and sales in digital works at 7% - higher than those of independent publishers based in Ontario.
This sector profile was prepared for Creative BC and the Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia by Susan Renouf and Tricia McCraney.
Music SECTOR PROFILE
BC is the third largest centre for music production in Canada after Ontario and Quebec and has a large and diverse talent pool of artists who are known for producing all genres of music including pop, rock, classical, blues, folk and jazz. This sector profile was prepared for Creative BC by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
The Creativity Index for BC is a comprehensive analysis of how creative happens and how the creative economy works. It is the first study of its kind that has observed, mapped, measured and informed industry, government and academic on British Columbia’s creative economy.
Motion Picture Production
Interactive + Digital Media
MUSIC + SOUND RECORDING