Radio & Television

New movie ignites $19.5 million in B.C. production spending

VANCOUVER – Data released by the Motion Picture Association-Canada says Paramount Pictures’ recent flick Playing with Fire saw over $19.5 million spent on production in British Columbia.The production spent more than $12 million on wages for B.C. labour, creating jobs for more than 630 local cast and crew including production designer Brent Thomas, set decorator Zoe Jirik, and costume designer Monique Prudhomme, says the press release.Local businesses in communities across the province benefitted from over $7.5 million spent on B.C. goods and services, including more than $400,000 on catering and food, $439,000 on lumber and supplies, $166,000 on local wardrobe...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.