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…
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…
British Columbia's fast-fading film and television industry must focus on Canadian productions if it is to survive, according to a new report from British Columbia Film, a province-backed agency.
Extreme skiing, amazing climbing rescues and other high-adrenaline movies will be featured in pics at the Banff Mountain Film Festival, to be held Oct. 30-Nov. 7 in Banff, 90 miles west of Calgary.
Blame the rising Canadian dollar, now at a 10-year high against the U.S. dollar, or blame global competition. Whatever the culprit, British Columbia's once high-flying film and TV production industry…