"Busiest" summer ever for B.C.'s film sector

14 August 2015

B.C.’s booming film sector is poised to grow further, which is good news for industry insiders and business owners who rely on the sector’s success. Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group last month moved most staff in its Sony Pictures Imageworks subsidiary to a new 75,000-square-foot head office in the Pacific Centre office tower in Vancouver. Imageworks, which had been based in California, now has more than 700 staff in Vancouver and is the city’s largest animation house. 

The latest statistics from Creative BC show that international film production companies produced tax-credit-eligible shows that had a combined $1.672 billion in the year that ended March 31. That’s 54% more than in the previous year.

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