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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...
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...
When Vineet Miglani and Nidhi Kamboj identified a sustainable means of bringing more live music and art to Gibsons, B.C., they knew it was an opportunity that they couldn’t pass up. Having chosen to forego the rigors of big-city life for a slower pace in the idyllic...
Creative BC delivers a wide range of programs and services with a mandate to expand British Columbia’s creative economy.
These supports include sector stewardship and three core service lines: administration of the provincial government’s motion picture tax credit programs; delivery of sector program funding and export marketing support; and provision of provincial film commission services.
Combined, these activities strengthen local capacity and attract inward investment. Creative BC helps to position British Columbia’s creators to compete in a rapidly expanding global context while promoting the province as a partner and destination of choice for creative content production.
Provincial Film Commission
Established in 1978, the Provincial Film Commission at Creative BC delivers and supports the resources that serve B.C.’s thriving motion picture industry.
Creative BC grants support B.C. creators, entrepreneurs, and companies with strategic investments to develop their projects, gain access to markets, and build stronger global partnerships.
Two major programs, one for domestic and one for international projects, are administered by Creative BC for the Province of British Columbia.
Creative BC is a steward, a hub, and a connector for the creative industries. The organization develops B.C.’s vibrant local ecosystem and catalyzes the sector’s global opportunity and ambition.