Local Filmmaker Profile: Dalias Blake!

Local Filmmaker Profile: Dalias Blake!

This time, I had the pleasure of getting to know Dalias Blake! Dalias is a Jamaican born Actor with over 100 Film and Television credits and is known for roles in projects such as Donovan’s Echo, Godzilla, The Good Doctor and Altered Carbon. Dalias also produces original music and performs as Reggae-Rap artist MistahD1.QUESTION: Having…

The Okanagan Screen Awards Are Almost Here!
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The Okanagan Screen Awards Are Almost Here!

The Okanagan Screen Awards (OSA), a prestigious red carpet film festival celebrating local film & localtalent, returns for its highly anticipated annual edition. Organized by the Okanagan Society ofIndependent Filmmaking (OSIF) and proudly sponsored by IATSE Local 891, the OSA promises a nightof cinematic brilliance and celebration of the vibrant creative community. Showcasing the diversity…

The Screen Actors Guild Awards Winners

The Screen Actors Guild Awards Winners

After a momentous year marked by a historic SAG-AFTRA strike that brought Hollywood productions to a standstill for months, the Screen Actors Guild united once more to celebrate outstanding film and TV performances at the 2024 SAG Awards. The evening’s spotlight shone brightest on ‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘The Bear,’ leading the night with stellar performances and…

Local Filmmaker Profile: Janice Blackie-Goodine

Local Filmmaker Profile: Janice Blackie-Goodine

This time we had the pleasure of talking with Janice Blackie-Goodine, a legend in the Set Decorating world for both Television and Film. It was such a treat to get to know her, so without further ado, here’s our interview with Janice.QUESTION: For those who aren’t familiar, what is a Set Decorator?JANICE: A set decorator…

Fun Film Fact Friday!

Fun Film Fact Friday!

Don Corleone wasn’t always supposed to be stroking a cat during his tete a tete with Bonasera. Rather, director Francis Ford Coppola spotted the animal on the set and decided to include it in the scene.“The cat in Marlon [Brando]’s hands was not planned for,” Coppola said according to Time. “I saw the cat running…

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…

Only One More Day
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Only One More Day

The Final Deadline to submit to the Whistler Film Festival Screenwriters Lab is tomorrow, so if you were considering applying, now’s your last chance! Unfamiliar with the lab? Well, it’s a ‘highly-competitive multi-phase script and industry development program designed to amplify the diverse voices of Canadian writers by developing their original feature projects. It offers…

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…

The Province is providing $15 million to support B.C.-based fairs, festivals, and events!

The Province is providing $15 million to support B.C.-based fairs, festivals, and events!

Through the B.C. Fairs, Festivals and Events Fund (BCFFE), the Government of B.C. is providing $15 million in one-time grants for eligible events in response to calls for support from the sector as events continue to experience ongoing challenges related to rising costs, reduced revenues, and impacts from severe weather events. The BCFFE Fund provides…