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VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada – People seeking careers in B.C.'s motion picture industry now have a single point of access to knowledge and networks for entry, with distinctive equity opportunities for people from systemically excluded groups. Activity levels across B.C.'s...
Cultivating Student Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Museums, Arts, and Culture: A Webinar – May 25, 2022
On May 25, 2022, Talent MATCH will host Jules André-Brown (a leadership consultant, and an appointed member of the BC Arts Council) for a discussion about student leadership and entrepreneurship in the museums, arts, and culture sectors. This free webinar will take...
Reel Green™ now offers free Carbon Calculator training for all film industry professionals in British Columbia and Canada. Derived from one of the motion picture industry’s leading carbon calculators, albert, Reel Green™ has adapted a carbon calculator for British...
Province of BC supports the recovery of B.C.’s music sector with a $2.5 million boost to the Amplify BC program
Province bolsters support for live music events Province of British Columbia NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release 2022TACS0031-000746 May 18, 2022 Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport VICTORIA – The Province is supporting the recovery of B.C.’s live music sector...
B.C. is the third-largest centre for music production in Canada, with a large diverse talent pool of artists, business-minded professionals, over 200+ festivals, 200+ sound recording studios and 80+ record labels. B.C.’s vast industry ecosystem is proving its value delivery not only to culture, identity and community.
Recording in these studios are thousands of B.C.’s emerging and established artists, and supporting these activities are hundreds of industry professionals, service providers, promoters, venues,festivals, producers, agents and managers, all of whom drive B.C.’s music economy. Discoverability of B.C.’s talent and creative product is at the top of an agenda for this industry’s future success.
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Research + Reports
Recent industry insights and impacts of B.C.’s creative industries.
CIERA™ | Creative Industries Economic Results Assessment
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Associations + Organizations
Music BC provides the BC music industry with information, education, funding, advocacy, showcasing, and networking opportunities.
First Peoples' Cultural Council (FPCC)
FPCC assists B.C. First Nations in their efforts to revitalize their languages, arts and cultures with a commitment to providing communities with a high level of support and quality resources.
FACTOR supports the production of sound recordings by Canadian musicians and helps Canadian music companies make recordings available to a wider public.
Unison Benevolent Fund
Unison is a non-profit organization that provides counselling, emergency relief, and benefit programs for those in the Canadian music community who face personal or professional challenges due to hardship, illness, unemployment or economic difficulties.
Canada Council for the Arts
The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s National Arts Funder. We fund Canadian artists and arts organizations.
SOCAN Foundation fosters, sustains, and promotes the creation of Canadian music.
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