Entertainment, Media & Sports

Covering all issues relating to the arts, music, sports, film and TV in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

What are we reading? December 12, 2019

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web. Kirk LaPointe, editor-in-chief: Marriage Story is one of the best movies of the year. A...

Santa’s gift to B.C.’s film sector: Christmas movies

Cable TV, streaming services are boosting annual demand for festive film productions

What are we reading? December 5, 2019

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Kirk LaPointe, editor-in-chief: The internet isn’t what it used to be. Don’t despair....

Jonas Woost

Forty under 40 winner 2019; Director of business development, Pacific Content, Age 37

Ben Silverman

Forty Under 40 winner, 2019; Managing director, co-founder, Integral Artists Inc., Age 39

B.C. special effects firm offers film industry chance to go green with licensing deal

What happened: North Vancouver’ Thomas FX is launching new licensing deal to allow other firms to use its brand to sell eco-friendly products Why it matters: The move comes as the film industry...

What are we reading? November 28, 2019

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web. Timothy Renshaw, managing editor: Happy tin anniversary! The OECD is reporting what it...

Gambling industry wagers on single-event sports betting

Canada loses $14 billion annually to illegal bookies and offshore sites, sector estimates

What are we reading? November 21, 2019

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: Blogger Dave Cournoyer has some yuks with...

Torstar to cease printing StarMetro daily papers across Canada

Those ubiquitous StarMetro free daily newspapers dotting the street corners, lunchroom counters and seats of city buses across Canada will be disappearing as the holidays approach. Torstar...