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Okanagan Film Fundamentals TAKE 2

Westbank First Nation and the Okanagan Film Commission invite you to kickstart your film career! Network and learn from industry experts! They're bringing together some of the most talented people in film and television to lead workshops so that you can land a dream...

Minimum budget levels for PSTC applicants

Know the minimum budget requirement for your production to be qualified for PSTC Under the Production Services Tax Credit (PSTC) there are different minimum budget threshold requirements for different types of productions.   The following can help you determine a...

PSTC/FIBC Application Fees: Payment Options

Did you know that Creative BC now accepts fee payment via e-transfer? See our updated Payment Options for PSTC and FIBC applications.   Creative BC continues to accept payment via cheque, money order, direct deposit, or wire transfer as well. See PSTC Fee...

FIBC Tax Credits: Initial Licensing

Are you planning your next Canadian content film? Be sure to know the initial licensing rule.   Under Film Incentive BC, for productions that are not treaty co-productions or interprovincial co-productions, the initial licensing of the commercial exploitation of the...

Important Message for Film Incentive BC Tax Credit Applicants

Production companies are encouraged to apply for their tax credit certificates as early as possible – see the recommended timelines below. This is because Creative BC may require 6 months to process certificate applications. We are unable to guarantee that applications filed later will be processed in time for the production company to file with the CRA before the deadline, which may result in denied claims.

PSTC Pre-assessments August 2021

To better serve all of our tax credits applicants, we have re-introduced a PSTC pre-assessments system to help ensure that applications are complete prior to an analyst being assigned for the accreditation certificate review.