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 the community. Explore Calgary's ​​creative economy in this CreativeCITY ecosystem report, created by Calgary Arts Development alongside partners, Bird Creatives, RISE UP Calgary, Calgary Economic Development, The City of Calgary, and CityXLab.

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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.

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Lissa Craig

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