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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...

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.

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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.

Funding
Programs

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.

Motion Picture
Tax Credits

Two major programs, one for domestic and one for international projects, are administered by Creative BC for the Province of British Columbia.

Sector-Wide Services

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.