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A global model for the film industry, with Prem Gill

Greater Vancouver Board of Trade President and CEO, Bridgitte Anderson, is joined by Creative BC CEO, Prem Gill, to discuss why 'Hollywood North' is a model for the global film industry, and the lessons other sectors can learn from their success. Listen to the podcast...

British Columbia at AFCI Week 2022

  British Columbia is Canada's largest, and North America's third-largest, full-service motion picture production hub. The industry is proud of its international reputation for collaboration and a proven track record of providing exceptional value. B.C. offers a...

As the Province of British Columbia’s agency of record, Creative BC provides annual insights about the sector and its services in five ways:

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Annual Impact Reports

Recording the organization’s own services, activities, and impact by Fiscal Year.

Creative Industries Economic Results Assessment | CIERA™

Measuring the sector and the industries’ economic indicators by Calendar Year – GDP, Output, Jobs – using public datasets to do so, also based on the Calendar Year.

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Current Industry Research

Integrating real-time, curated industry research to tell the story of B.C.’s creative industries.

Motion Picture Tax Credit Reports

Publishing Creative BC-issued tax credit certification information by Fiscal Year (static) and monitoring tax credit application data as a comparable to CIERA™ findings (real-time). 

Vancouver Film Studios

Knowledge Hub

View industry contacts by industry, funding recipients by program and year, and the ‘In Production List’, those motion picture productions on the DGC BC roster and self-identified via the provincial film commission at Creative BC, or the regional film commissions.