Outlook 2017: Entertainment industry growth to continue
Jan 13 2017

Animator at work at Vancouver's Bardel Entertainment | Darren Hull


Call it a good problem to have.

The success of B.C.’s film and TV sector pushed the B.C. government to announce in February cuts to tax credits when the provincial budget revealed incentives would cost taxpayers $500 million in the 2015-16 fiscal year.

In October, tax credits for new productions dropped from 33% to 28% for film and TV productions, and tax credits for visual effects (VFX) and animation studios dropped from 17.5% to 16%.

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Ashley Evans

Community & Communications Manager

Ashley is the Community & Communications Manager at Bardel, and she is also an actress who has been artistically murdered in many short films, including being drowned in a toilet by a baby.