General Information Sheet

Last Updated: July 25, 2006
This information is compiled by British Columbia Film as a resource, and is not intended to
be exhaustive. For more complete listings and descriptions, please refer to either the Reel
West Digest or the CFTPA Guide*

How to Contact Us:
British Columbia Film
2225 West Broadway Vancouver, BC V6K 2E4
Phone: (604) 736-7997 Fax: (604) 736-7290
Web: www.bcfilm.bc.ca Email: bcf@bcfilm.bc.ca

* To obtain a Reel West Digest, please call (604) 451-7305 or (888) 291-7335 or go to www.reelwest.com.
To obtain The Guide, please contact the CFTPA at (604) 682-8619 or (866) 390-7639 or go to www.cftpa.ca.

ASSOCIATIONS AND GROUPS
ORGANIZATION
Academy of Canadian Cinema
and Television (ACCT)
Alliance for Arts and Culture
BC Film Commission
BC Institute of Film
Professionals (BCIFP)
Canadian Film and Television
Production Association
Canadian Women in
Communications
Cinevic Society of
Independent Filmmakers
(co-op - Victoria)
Cineworks Independent
Filmmakers Society (co-op)
Documentary Organization of
Canada (DOC)
Indigenous Media Arts Group
MediaNet (co-op – Victoria)
Motion Picture Production
Industry Association of BC
New Media BC
Okanagan Society of
Independent Filmmaking
(co-op)
Pacific Cinematheque
SHAPE
Women in Animation
Women in Film & Video
Vancouver (WIFVV)
Victoria Independent Film
Producer’s Association
Video In (co-op)

PHONE
(604) 684-4528

FAX
(604) 684-4574

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.academy.ca

(604) 681-3535
(604) 660-2732
(604) 291-6525

(604) 681-7848
(604) 660-4790
(604) 692-2551

www.allianceforarts.com
www.bcfilmcommission.com
www.bcifp.com

(866) 390-7639
(604) 682-8619
(800) 361-2978
(416) 363-1880
(250) 389-1590

(604) 684-9294

www.cftpa.ca

(416) 363-1882

www.cwc-afc.com

(250) 380-1547

www.cinevic.ca

(604) 685-3841

(604) 685-9685

www.cineworks.ca

(604) 608-5449

(604) 608-5449

www.docbc.org

(604) 871-0173
(250) 381-4428
(604) 983-5980

(604) 871-0191
(250) 386-3312
(604) 983-5981

www.imag-nation.com
www.media-net.bc.ca
www.mppia.com

(604) 739-9878
(250) 769-1603

(604) 739-9819

www.newmediabc.com
www.osif.org

(604) 688-8202
(888) 229-1455
(604) 733-4682
(818) 759-9596
(604) 685-1152

(604) 688-8204
(604) 733-4692

www.cinematheque.bc.ca
www.shape.bc.ca

(604) 685-1124

www.womeninanimation.org
www.womeninfilm.ca

(250) 386-3976

(250) 386-3967

www.vifpa.com

(604) 872-8337

(604) 876-1185

www.videoin.ca

BROADCASTING
REGIONAL & NATIONAL BROADCASTERS
BROADCASTER
A Channel
(Chum Limited)
Aboriginal People’s
Television Network (APTN)
BC CTV Inc.
Canadian Broadcasting
Corporation (CBC)
CH Vancouver Island
(CanWest Global)
CityTV Vancouver
(Chum Ltd)
Global BC (Canwest Global)
Knowledge Network
Shaw TV, Cable 4
Shaw Multicultural Channel

PHONE
(866) 244-2484
(250) 381-2484
(888) 278-8862
(204) 947-9331
(604) 608-2868
(866) 306-4636
(604) 662-6000
(250) 383-2435

FAX
(250) 381-2485

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.achannel.ca/victoria

(204) 947-9307

www.aptn.ca

(604) 608-2698

www.bcctv.ca
www.cbc.ca

(250) 384-7766

www.canwestglobal.com

(888) 336-9978
(604) 876-1344
(604) 420-2288
(604) 431-3000
(604) 629-4266
(604) 629-4270

(604) 876-4182

www.citytv.com/vancouver

(604) 421-9427
(604) 431-3387
(604) 629-4231
(604) 629-4231

www.canwestglobal.com
www.knowledgenetwork.ca
vancouver.shawtv.com
vancouver.shawtv.com

SPECIALTY CHANNELS
BROADCASTER
Bravo!
Channel M (Multicultural)
The Comedy Network
Discovery Channel Canada
The Documentary Channel
Family Channel
Fairchild Television (Chinese)
History Television
Independent Film Channel
Life Network
Movie Central
Showcase
Teletoon
The Movie Network (TMN)
Treehouse TV
Vision TV
W Network
YTV Canada

PHONE
(416) 591-5757
(604) 678-3800
(416) 332-5300
(416) 332-5000
(416) 534-1191
(800) 893-4862
(416) 956-2030
(604) 295-1313
(416) 967-0022
(902) 423-2662
(416) 067-0022
(604) 988-1602
(866) 746-9382
(416) 967-3253
(888) 884-8666
(416) 956-2060
(416) 956-2010
(416) 534-1191
(250) 360-0848
(416) 534-1191
(416) 534-1191

FAX
(416) 591-8497
(604) 678-3810
(416) 332-5301
(416) 332-4230
(416) 588-9341
(416) 956-2035

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.bravo.ca
www.channelm.ca
www.thecomedynetwork.com
www.discoverychannel.ca
www.documentarychannel.ca
www.family.ca

(604) 295-1300
(416) 967-0044
(902) 423-7862
(416) 967-0044
(604) 988-1651
(416) 967-0044

www.fairchildtv.com
www.historytelevision.ca
www.ifctv.ca
www.lifenetwork.ca
www.moviecentral.ca
www.showcase.ca

(416) 956-2070

www.teletoon.com

(416) 956-2018
(416) 588-9341
(250) 360-0870

www.themovienetwork.ca
www.treehousetv.com
www.visiontv.ca
www.wnetwork.com
www.ytv.com

(416) 533-0346

SALES AGENTS & DISTRIBUTORS
DRAMATIC
COMPANY
Alliance Atlantis
Avrio Filmworks
Domino Film
Horizon Entertainment
International Keystone
Lions Gate Films Corp
Maple Pictures
Mongrel Media
Odeon Films
Picture Box Distribution
Rhombus Media
Seville Pictures
THINKFilm
Video One Canada

PHONE
(416) 967-1174
(604) 299-1404
(514) 484-0446
(604) 632-1707
(604) 873-9739
(416) 944-0104
(416) 944-0104
(888) 607-3456
(416) 516-9775
(416) 967-1174
(604) 681-3174
(416) 971-7856
(514) 841-1910
(416) 488-0037
(800) 665-9767
(604) 517-3500

FAX
(416) 960-0971
(604) 299-1426
(514) 484-0468
(604) 632-1711
(604) 873-5919
(416) 944-2212
(416) 526-0651

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.allianceatlantis.com
www.avriofilmworks.com
www.dominofilm.ca
www.filmhorizon.com
www.keypics.com
www.lionsgatefilms.com
www.maplepictures.com
www.mongrelmedia.com

(416) 934-6999
(604) 681-3172
(416) 971-9647
(514) 841-8030
(416) 488-0031
(604) 517-3505

www.odeonfilms.com
www.picturebox.ca
www.rhombusmedia.com
www.sevillepictures.com
www.thinkfilmcompany.com
www.video-one.com

PHONE
(416) 920-3800
(416) 598-1557
(514) 844-3358
(250) 769-3399

FAX
(416) 920-3998
(416) 593-0013
(514) 844-7298
(250) 769-5599

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.buzztaxi.com
www.filmoption.com
www.filmstransit.com
www.filmwest.com

(604) 684-3014

(604) 684-7165

www.movingimages.ca

DOCUMENTARY/ FACTUAL/ EDUCATIONAL
COMPANY
BuzzTaxi Communications
Filmoption International
Films Transit
Filmwest Associates
Distribution
Moving Images Distribution

EDUCATION / TRAINING
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
ORGANIZATION
ACCT National
Apprenticeship Program
British Columbia Film
Internship Program
CFTPA National
Mentorship Program
Women in Media Foundation

PHONE
(604) 684-4528

FAX
(604) 684-4574

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.academy.ca

(604) 736-7997

(604) 736-7290

www.bcfilm.bc.ca

(800) 656-7440
(613) 233-1444
(866) 265-0507
(204) 945-2911

(613) 233-0073

www.cftpa.ca *seven programs
available under this umbrella

(204) 942-7553

www.wimf.org

PHONE
(800) 661-1885
(604) 298-5400
(800) 565-9989
(403) 762-6180
(604) 434-5734

FAX
(604) 298-5403

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.aivb.artinstitutes.edu

(403) 762-6345

www.banffcentre.ca

(604) 432-1792

www.bcit.ca

(416) 445-1446
(800) 832-7788
(604) 844-3800
(800) 813-9993
(250) 539-5729
(250) 554-9700

(416) 445-9481
(604) 844-3801

www.cdnfilmcentre.com
www.eciad.ca

(250) 539-3290

www.giftsfilms.com

(250) 554-9707

www.interiorfilmtraining.com

(800) 952-9307
(204) 956-7800
(604) 268-7880

(204) 956-5811

www.nsi-canada.ca

(604)268-7882

www.praxisfilm.com

(604) 685-5830

www.vfs.com

(250) 388-7349

www.vicfilm.com

FILM CENTRES/ PRIVATE FILM SCHOOLS
ORGANIZATION
Art Institute of Vancouver –
Burnaby Campus
Banff Centre for the Arts
British Columbia Institute of
Technology (BCIT)
Canadian Film Centre
Emily Carr Institute
of Art & Design
Gulf Islands Film &
Television School
Interior Film & Television
Training Centre
National Screen Institute
Praxis Centre for
Screenwriters
Vancouver Film School
Victoria Motion
Picture School

(800) 661-4101
(604) 685-5808
(888) 522-3456
(250) 381-3032

COLLEGE/ UNIVERSITY FULL-TIME FILM PROGRAMS
* Most colleges offer some film training courses or part-time programs. Visit www.gov.bc.ca and click on “education” for a full
listing of post-secondary institutions in British Columbia

ORGANIZATION
Capilano College
Simon Fraser University
University of British Columbia

PHONE
(604) 986-1911
(604) 291-3111
(877) 272-1422
(604) 822-2211

FAX
(604) 984-4985
(604) 822-9858

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.capcollege.bc.ca
www.sfu.ca
www.ubc.ca

FUNDING
PROVINCIAL/ FEDERAL (PUBLIC)
ORGANIZATION
British Columbia Arts Council
British Columbia Film

PHONE
(250) 356-1718
(604) 736-7997

FAX
(250) 387-4099
(604) 736-7290

Canadian Audio-Visual
Certification Office (CAVCO)

(604) 666-0176

(604) 666-3508

Canada Council for the Arts

(800) 263-5588
(613) 566-4414

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.bcartscouncil.ca
www.bcfilm.bc.ca *also administers
Provincial tax credit program

www.canadianheritage.gc.ca
*Canadian Film or Video Production
Tax Credit /Canadian Content

(613) 566-4390

www.canadacouncil.ca

ORGANIZATION
Canadian International
Development Agency (CIDA)
Canadian Television Fund
Cultural Industries
Development Fund (CIDF)
National Film Board
Telefilm Canada

PHONE
(604) 666-5697
(800) 230-6349
(877) 975-0766
(416) 214-4400
(877) 232-2269

FAX
(604) 666-0954

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.acdi-cida.gc.ca/dip

(416) 214-4420

www.CanadianTelevisionFund.ca

(877) 329-9232

www.bdc.ca *administered by the
Development Bank of Canada

(604) 666-3838
(800) 663-7771
(604) 666-1566

(604) 666-1569
(604) 666-7754

www.nfb.ca
www.telefilm.gc.ca

PHONE
(416) 956-5431
(416) 332-5025
(416) 977-8154

FAX
(416) 956-2087
(416) 977-0694

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.astral.com
www.benefits.ctv.ca
www.bellfund.ca

(416) 591-7400
(888) 386-5555
(613) 729-1900
(416) 977-8966

(416) 591-0291
(613) 729-4610

www.bravofact.com
www.cifvf.ca *non theatrical

(416) 977-0694

productions only
www.ipf.ca *administered by the
Independent Production Fund

(604) 988-1602
(403) 508-2222
(604) 742-8879
(416) 977-8966
(416) 935-2526

(604) 988-1651
(403) 508-2224
(604) 730-1253
(416) 977-0694
(416) 935-2527

www.corusent.com
www.a-channel.com

(403) 750-4517

(403) 750-4635

www.rocketfund.ca *to promote
family and child programming

PRIVATE
ORGANIZATION
Astral Harold Greenberg Fund
BCE-CTV Benefits
Bell Broadcast &
New Media Fund
Bravo!FACT
Canadian Independent
Film & Video Fund
COGECO Program
Development Fund
Corus Initiatives
Craig Media A-Channel Fund
Global Development Fund
Independent Production Fund
Rogers Cable Network Fund /
Documentary Fund/
Telefund
Shaw Rocket Fund

www.ipf.ca
www.rogers.ca

INDUSTRY PUBLICATIONS
PUBLICATION
Film Canada Yearbook
The Guide (CFTPA)
Playback
Producer’s Workbook III
Reel West Magazine & Digest
Take One
Variety (L.A. Office)
Western Canada Media Inc.

PHONE
(905) 986-0050
(866) 390-7639
(604) 682-8619
(604) 893-8925
(604) 685-1152
(604) 451-7335
(416) 944-1096
(323) 857-6600
(800) 332-1736
(206) 382-9220

FAX
(905) 986-1113
(604) 682-9294

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.filmcanadayearbook.com
www.cftpa.ca

(604) 893-8926
(604) 685-1124
(604) 451-7305
(416) 465-4356
(323) 857-0494
(206) 382-9437

www.playbackmag.com
www.womeninfilm.ca
www.reelwest.com
www.takeonemagazine.ca
www.variety.com
www.media-inc.com

LABOUR UNIONS/ GUILDS
ORGANIZATION
ACFC West
ACTRA / Union of BC
Performers
BC and Yukon Council
of Film Unions
Canadian Society of
Cinematographers
Directors Guild of Canada- BC
District Council (DGCBC)
Guild of Canadian
Film Composers
IATSE Local 669 – Camera
IATSE Local 891- Technicians

PHONE
(604) 299-2232
(604) 689-0727

FAX
(604) 299-2243
(604) 689-1145

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.acfcwest.com
www.ubcp.com

(604) 983-5531

(604) 983-5539

www.bccfu.com

(416) 266-0591

(416) 266-3996

www.csc.ca

(604) 688-2976

(604) 688-2610

www.dgcbc.com

(866) 657-1117
(416) 410-5076
(778) 330-1669
(604) 664-8910

(416) 410-4516

www.gcfc.ca

(778) 330-1670
(604) 298-3456

www.ia669.com
www.iatse.com

ORGANIZATION
Society of Composers,
Authors & Music Publishers
Teamsters Union Local 155
Writers Guild of Canada

PHONE
(800) 557 6226
(416) 445-8700
(604) 876-8898
(800) 567-9974
(416) 979-7907

FAX
(416) 445-7108

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.socan.ca

(604) 873-1595
(416) 979-9273

www.teamsters155.org
www.wgc.ca

MISCELLANEOUS
ORGANIZATION
Alibi Unplugged Script
Reading Series
B.C. Film Classification Office
CCRA Film Services Unit

PHONE
(604) 988-3923

FAX

WEBSITE / ADDITIONAL INFO
www.alibiunplugged.com

(604) 660-6821
(604) 666-7911

(604) 660-1110
(604) 666-7436

www.bcfilmclass.com
www.cra-arc.gc.ca

Canadian Association of
Broadcasters (CAB)
Canadian Radio & TeleCommunications Commission
Celluloid Social Club
First Weekend Club
Women in the Director’s Chair

(613) 233-4035

(613) 233-6961

www.cab-acr.ca

(877) 249-2782
(604) 666-2111
(604) 730-8090
(604) 453-4840
(877) 913.0747
(604) 913.0747

(604) 666-8322

www.crtc.gc.ca

*info on taxation of foreign actors

www.alterentertainment.com
www.firstweekendclub.ca
604.913.0747

www.creativewomenworkshops.com

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