Writers Guild of Canada Members Have Voted
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Writers Guild of Canada Members Have Voted

The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) announced on Thursday night that 96.5 percent of its eligible members voted to authorize a strike if a new deal with the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) isn’t reached. The first time this has happened in the WGC’s 33 year history. Negotiations, ongoing for six months, focus on improved…

More News Coverage on the Okanagan Losing it’s Animation Tax Credit
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More News Coverage on the Okanagan Losing it’s Animation Tax Credit

Are you looking for more information on the revoking of the Animation Tax Credit in the Okanagan? We’ve gathered as many news stories and interviews with Jon Summerland we could find to help keep you informed. Loss of tax credit could impact animation studios in the Okanagan – Castanet News 1130 Radio Interview with Jon…

New Funding Program Available: Equity & Emerging Development
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New Funding Program Available: Equity & Emerging Development

This just in from Creative BC! The Equity and Emerging Development Program aims to provide direct and targeted support to emerging and/or equity seeking B.C. filmmakers. Creators can receive a grant of up to $10,000 to cover the cost of bringing together a development team to do research, develop a concept or write a script….

Did You Vote?
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Did You Vote?

Okanagan Society of Independent Filmmakers (OSIF) Board of Directors Elections are underway! Unfamiliar with what OSIF is? Well then, it’s a good thing you found this post. OSIF has been around as a club of enthusiastic filmmakers since the early 1990’s. Learn more about them here. Nominations only happen once a year, so don’t miss…

Marni Gee Elected Chair of AFCI Board

Marni Gee Elected Chair of AFCI Board

Marnie Gee of Creative BC will serve as new board chairperson for the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI). Gee will lead the board as AFCI works to further diversify and expand its global membership and implement a new strategic plan. Gee’s new leadership role headlines the election of members and officers for the AFCI’s…

Creative BC / DMPF – Slate Development Program now open!
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Creative BC / DMPF – Slate Development Program now open!

Exciting news, everyone! (Meaning, you’re going to want to read this blog post!) Creative BC’s Slate Development Program is now open and accepting applications until March 4th. The Slate Development Program is designed to support the company growth of mid-level and experienced B.C. based production companies who have a significant track record of owned and controlled independent production in the province. The…