Creating in Calgary

Exponential demand for creative content across evolving streaming platforms have launched massive growth in the delivery and consumption of digital entertainment. It has also ignited business opportunities and economic value for creative industries, creators, storytellers and innovators.

Calgary has the competitive advantage for a thriving creative industry ecosystem that includes film and television, digital media, interactive technologies, gaming, e-sports, and animation/VFX sectors.

Prosperity through the creative economy

The creative economy contributes to the prosperity of our community. Explore Calgary's creative economy in this strategic CreativeCITY guidebook, designed to empower communities, businesses and individuals with valuable insights and new ideas to advance the creative economy together.

Created in partnership with Calgary Arts Development alongside partners, Bird CreativesRISE UP CalgaryCalgary Economic DevelopmentThe City of Calgary, and CityXLab.

View Guidebook Executive Summary

Investing in digital transformation

Alberta’s Creative Industries will spend over $1.3 billion on digital transformation (DX) by 2024. This accounts for about 9% of Canada’s DX spend in this sector.

See how Creative Industries is leading digital transformation on our DX spend dashboard.

Explore Investment in Calgary
Related Reports

Read the full report on how Alberta is driving Digital Transformation (DX).

Read Report

Want to learn more?
Get in touch

Contact us
Luke Azevedo web 2022 500x500
Luke Azevedo

Vice President, Creative Industries, Operations & Film Commissioner

Subscribe to Our Mailing List