Equity, Diversity + Inclusion

Transforming to strengthen B.C.'s motion picture industry

serving the industry with collaborative resources

 

Because of increased production activity in recent years, we know that B.C.'s below-the-line workforce must increase capacity to serve market need.

The industry, together with Creative BC's hands-on support, is committed to strengthen the industry with resources for equity, diversity and inclusion.  

As Canada's largest, full-service motion picture hub, leadership, innovation and transformation are intrinsic to the collaborative organizations that are members of the Motion Picture Production Industry Association. 

B.C.'s entire network of domestic producers, live action services, animation/VFX and post-production communities, as well as hundreds of trusted industry supply companies are engaged in individually-initiated and targeted initiatives addressing equity, diversity and inclusion training, more visible and accessible entry points for skilled individuals, and ways to participate in and strengthen this workforce.

  • NEW! ED&I Resource Directory

    Addressing gaps and issues with shared resources and tools

    DIRECTORY OF RESOURCES AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Beginning by publishing a shared resource directory of initiatives, directories and learning, MPPIA and Creative BC are embarking on the work to transform the industry.


    TRUSTED RESOURCES AND TOOLS

    Working with Elevate Inclusion Strategies, this initial directory of resources will be expanded and supported by Creative BC's investment to establish and curate a comprehensive toolkit for motion picture and all of the province's creative industries with quality information, validated and endorsed by trustworthy experts.


    HOW TO USE THE INDEX

     

    SEARCH BY ORGANIZATION

    To use the Filter button, click "+ Filter". The Filter will have an option that says “Resource“. Click the dropdown and select Organization along with “has any of” on the next dropdown. Then select your organization.

    SEARCH BY YOUR NEEDS

    Filter the list using the "I am" filter and select “has any of” on the dropdown menu to check off all that apply to you.

    When you apply filters, the sheet will automatically sort to find the best results.

    SEARCH USING KEYWORDS

    Using the magnifying glass on the top right of the table, you can easily and quickly search the whole table. Just click the magnifying glass and type in what you are seeking!

  • MPPIA Panel Session Nov 19, 2020

    BC’s Motion Picture Industry, The Way Forward in 2020: Why Here, Why Now? November 19th, 2020

    Introduced by Kendrie Upton, Executive Director of the DGC BC, MPPIA hosted a panel session to launch its ED&I Committee action plan.

    Entitled BC’s Motion Picture Industry, The Way Forward in 2020: Why Here, Why Now?  this panel ran on November 19th, 2020  and was hosted by Creative BC CEO, Prem Gill. Guests are:

    1. Grace Dove, Actor/Director, Advocate/Youth Facilitator
    2. Lorne Cardinal, Actor/Director/Writer/Producer, Advocate
    3. Monique Hurteau, Producer/Writer/Director, Advocate
    4. Cara Yar Khan, Disability Activist/Entrepreneurial Humanitarian/Producer
    5. Moira Griffin, Producer/Writer/Advocate, New Bumper & Paint
    6. Natasha Tony, Principal CEO Elevate Inclusion Strategies

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