Entertainment, Media & Sports

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B.C. film and TV industry focuses on gender balance

Women and minorities greatly under-represented in sector, labour report reveals

B.C.'s TV producers seek greater control over creative content

New funding will help local talent secure additional control of their productions

2030 Olympic games 'worth exploring:' Richmond mayor

Richmond Mayor Malcolm Brodie said while people look back at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games with fondness, it was a “mountain of work” and cost a lot of money and he doesn’t know whether the same...

What are we reading? February 20, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Timothy Renshaw, managing editor: This likely won't quality as bedtime reading for a...

What are we reading? February 13, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Kirk LaPointe, publisher and editor-in-chief: Yuval Noah Harari is one of the world’s...

Vancouver 2010: Olympic venues’ legacy measured not just in dollars

2010 sports facilities’ legacies not about bottom line despite being mostly profitable

Vancouver 2010: Olympics legacy - INTERACTIVE MAP

It has been 10 years since Vancouver hosted the world at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics. Where were you 10 years ago? How many of the sites did you visit? This interactive map breaks down the...

Vancouver’s Atomic Cartoons opens L.A. studio

What happened: Local animation house continues expansion plans with opening of L.A. studio Why it matters: Increased demand for content from streaming services is putting the pressure on producers...

What are we reading? February 6, 2020

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor:  John le Carré was awarded the Olof Palme...

Film industry touts 70 signatories for B.C.-led sustainability pact

What happened: Industry pact garners support from more than 70 organizations since launching two months ago Why it matters: Film and TV industry has been pursuing efforts to reduce emissions and...