Runaway and domestic film and TV production in British Columbia is recovering strongly, following a disastrous 2004 when revenues fell more than 40% over the previous year.
Helmer Michael Dowse's mockumentary "It's All Gone Pete Tong," about a fictional DJ who goes deaf, won the film category Saturday at the annual Leo awards for the best in the British Columbia film…
The Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia will fete its own at the Leo film and TV awards on May 27 and 28. There are a mammoth 91 categories, six up on last year, but the…
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles1Daily:$7.6M Cumulative:$79.8M Paramount Pictures 13.49%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$6.6M Cumulative:$188.5M Disney 23.68%
Into the Storm
Into the Storm3Daily:$2.1M Cumulative:$21.1M Warner Brothers / New Line 21.06%
British Columbia's hefty new tax incentives are paying off already for struggling producers and studios who rely heavily on U.S. service work: "X-Men 3" is now expected to begin shooting here in July.
The British Columbia government has appointed veteran mediator Vince Ready to resolve a standoff between film and TV producers and unions over who chooses crew members.
British Columbia's liberal government has hiked the tax credit for foreign production from 11% to 18% to match Ontario's credits after the film and TV production industry here threatened to move…
Four more producers in British Columbia are on the verge of moving projects to Ontario to take advantage of better tax breaks, even though most crews and actors won't be able to follow the work.
Brightlight Pictures, the star of British Columbia's otherwise dimming film production industry, is threatening to shift its new projects to Ontario this month to take advantage of better tax…
With business down one third this year, massive unemployment and bleak prospects, British Columbia's slumping film and TV industry is campaigning to get tax relief and to raise its profile.
"Papal Chase," an irreverent comedy about Toronto filmmaker Kenny Hotz's attempts to meet Pope John Paul II during a visit to Canada, won the Phillip Borsos Award at the fourth annual Whistler Film…