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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...
The First Peoples' Cultural Council is now accepting applications for FPCC arts grants and programs from B.C. First Nations artists and organizations, and Indigenous residents of B.C. Several new music and art-focused grant programs for individuals, organizations, and...
Keychange development program supports women and gender minorities in the music industry: apply by September 28, 2022!
Are you an exceptional artist or music business professional who identifies as female, or as a gender minority? Are you looking for mentorship, professional development, and industry exposure? Keychange is a movement fighting for a sustainable music industry. It...
In the 2022 REEL Earth Day Challenge, the BC film industry came together and raised $108,860 to support the Metro Vancouver Regional Parks. Together, with the help of sponsors and production teams, we helped fund 7 transformational projects. The Reel Earth Day...
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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