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Calgarians are creators, storytellers and innovators. From film and TV to interactive digital media, Calgary has the crews, talent and venues for any creative endeavour. More than 24,000 people are employed by more than 4,400 businesses in the creative industries sector. This talent pipeline continues to be fed by more than 3,200 creative and film industry post-secondary graduates annually.
(CALGARY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ANALYSIS, 2019)
The creative economy contributes to the prosperity of the community and everyone who lives in it. Explore Calgary's creative economy in this ecosystem report, created by Calgary Arts Development alongside partners, Bird Creatives, RISE UP Calgary, Calgary Economic Development, The City of Calgary, and CityXLab.
Photo Credit: Emil Agopian, Val Duncan in Klimt’s Playthings, courtesy of Theatre Encounter
Our interactive investment map highlights the foreign direct investment (FDI) that has taken place in the Calgary area over the past 6 years.Explore investment in Calgary
Alberta’s Creative Industries will spend over CAD $1.3 billion on digital transformation (DX) by 2024. This accounts for about 9 per cent of Canada’s DX spend in this sector.
See how Creative Industries is leading digital transformation on our DX spend dashboard.Learn more