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Programs and Policy

Industry supports for equity, changing the way we work

Collaboration for Greater Representation

Many industries are calling for greater diversity and inclusion, and B.C. ‘s motion picture industry is too.  Whether in the form of the stories told, the storytellers themselves or the faces behind and in front of the camera or the computer, industry is committed to deliberately increase workforce capacity through more fair and balanced representation.  

Creative Pathways offers “open streams” and “equity streams” to increase access for all British Columbians with targeted opportunities for people from systemically excluded groups.

The Opportunities section shows real-time listings, look for Setwork and Meet 10 – these are the two equity streams offered through Creative Pathways. 

Creative Pathways™ Program Streams

Look for Greet 10x, Meet 10 and Setwork postings in Opportunities

Greet 10x

Open Stream

Tailored, open, online info sessions on a variety of topics by industry insiders for anyone to join.

Meet 10

Equity Stream

Small online meetings building relationships between career-seekers and hirers.

Download Meet 10’s One Pager

Setwork

Equity Stream

Motion picture production services to attract diverse applicants to paid work opportunities on a film set.

Download Setwork’s One Pager

For those in B.C.’s motion picture ecosystem

Using your favourite video conferencing platform, Creative Pathways encourages industry leaders to host info sessions to welcome people to learn more about your production company, animation studio, post production house, school or project. 

Creative Pathways™ will promote your event on our Opportunities pages. 

For B.C. film industry hirers

Could you or your union/guild give a few hours to share expertise and answer questions from jobseekers aiming to build a career in the motion picture industry? Creative Pathways wants to hear from you! Our team will design the callout, promote the opportunity, coordinate the online session and bring supportive facilitators to run the session with you.

For B.C. productions and employers

Does your production have capacity for up to 5 individuals who could gain experience as part of your crew? Creative Pathways wants to hear from you! Our team will design the callout, promote the opportunity, recruit a slate of qualified candidates and help you quickly bring them onto your crew.

Supporting the growth of our workforce

With motion picture production activity increasing in B.C, Creative Pathways offers a strategic collaborative framework to support equity-focused actions, including connecting interested job seekers to hirers. 

If you are an industry leader ready to champion a dynamic motion picture workforce that is equitable, diverse and inclusive, get in touch and learn how Creative Pathways can help. 

Here are some new and long-standing local to national organizations championing greater diversity in storytelling. They’re resources worth consulting:

Black Screen Office
Creating Pathways for Black Creatives

Women in View Building a More Vibrant, Innovative and Equitable Media Landscape

Racial Equity Media Collective Equity for screen-based creators

Indigenous Screen Office Supporting Indigenous sovereignty through storytelling on screen

Women in Animation Vancouver Animation Career EXCELerator

IATSE Local 891 Reconciliation, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Disability Screen Office (DSO)

BIPOC Film and TV Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in TV and film

Capilano University Indigenous Digital Filmmaking program

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