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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...
iff is Ontario Creates’ feature film co-financing and co-production event during the Toronto International Film Festival for independent producers and industry executives developing and financing English language projects for the world market. Selected international...
In collaboration with Creative BC, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and the Trade Commissioner Service of Canada, Ontario Creates is organizing an Ontario/British Columbia IDM Trade Mission to Berlin, Germany from August 28 to 31, 2022. Deadline: May 18, 2022 by 5:00pm...
Project Assistance: Literary Arts supports professional literary arts organizations in British Columbia to develop and promote Canadian literature and Canadian writers through publishing, presentation, and dissemination of works of literary, artistic, or cultural...
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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