• One Music Video - Four Million Views (and counting)

    06-03-17 | Craig Lederhouse

      With more than four million views on YouTube, it's fair to suggest that The Dead South's music video, In Hell I'll be in Good Company, has now reached "certified viral" status.   The Dead South, based out of Regina, successfully applied for a market More

  • Music Sector Grant Programs Fully Subscribed

    14-02-17 | anonymous

    Saskatchewan musicians have had a busy year!   As of this week, they’ve accessed the full amount of annual support we have to offer.   Our last music sector program with funds available – the Market Travel Grant - has been fully subscribed and is now More

  • Grant Application Deadline Alert: Jan 30

    08-12-16 | Craig Lederhouse

    Four of Creative Saskatchewan's grants are processed only twice each year.   The next deadline to apply for the following four grants is Monday, Jan 30th, 2017 at 4pm CST:   Business Capacity Market & Export Development Creative Industries Production More

  • Funds for Music Almost Fully Invested

    07-12-16 | anonymous

    Creative Saskatchewan is announcing today that its Music sector grants and programs are nearly fully subscribed for fiscal year 2016-17, which ends on March 31, 2017.   To date this year, nearly $1 million from the Creative Saskatchewan Investment Fund has More

  • Success in the Southern States

    25-11-16 | Craig Lederhouse

    Factor Chandelier has returned from a successful tour of the southern U.S., promoting his new album Factoria.   The tour was suported by Creative Saskatchewan's Tour Support Grant.    Along the way, he captured some amazing photos.   Click the image More

  • Anarchist Mountain Twitter Takeover

    24-11-16 | Belle Plaine and Blake Berglund

    Belle Plaine, Blake Berglund, and Awesome Hottub Breakfast Specials.   [View the story "Belle Plaine and Blake Berglund Twitter Takeover" on Storify] More

  • New Board Appointments

    22-11-16 | Press Release

      For Immediate Release Nov. 22, 2016 CREATIVE SASKATCHEWAN WELCOMES NEW BOARD CHAIR AND NEWLY APPOINTED BOARD MEMBER   Creative Saskatchewan is pleased to announce that Regina lawyer, Cory Furman, has been appointed Chair of its Board of Directors. More

  • Virtual Reality Research Pays Off

    09-11-16 | Craig Lederhouse

    The Grid VR Arcade in Regina is one of the first virtual reality entertainment centres in Canada. Part of the reason it's ahead of curve is thanks to a Research Grant from Creative Saskatchewan.   Today, Rob Bryanton is the owner and operator of The Grid V More

  • There's No Business Like Shoe Business

    02-11-16 | Craig Lederhouse

    Adam Finn is making a name for himself making custom shoes - one pair at a time.   Customers love the Saskatoon shoemaker’s work so much, they wait for months for their own handmade pair. Finn kept up to demand as best he could, but as his fashionable foo More

  • Carrie Fisher Connects With Saskatoon Artist

    27-10-16 | Craig Lederhouse

    Carrie Fisher, aka Princess Leia, was in Saskatoon for Comic Expo in September.   Next door to that event was Art Now, supported by SaskGalleries and Creative Saskatchewan.    It seems that Ms. Fisher caught the Saskatchewan art bug, and didn't want to More

  • Building a Business Letter by Letter

    21-10-16 | Craig Lederhouse

    Michelle Brownridge doesn’t have a license to print money, but she’s working on a plan that, she hopes, comes very close.   Brownridge is a letterpress artisan who gave up her day job in communications last year to pursue self-employment as a specialty More

  • Welcome Sask Theatre Professionals Assoc.

    06-10-16 | Press Release

    For immediate release Regina, Saskatchewan Oct 6, 2016    CREATIVE SASKATCHEWAN SUPPORTING ASSOCIATION FOR PERFORMING ARTS PROFESSIONALS   Creative Saskatchewan is pleased to announce a new agreement with the Saskatchewan Association of Theatre Professi More

  • The Colour of Commercial Success

    23-09-16 | Craig Lederhouse

    Saskatchewan artist Denyse Klette’s new adult colouring book, Fairies in Dreamland, has spent much of the past few weeks on “Amazon’s Top 100 Sellers” lists.   That’s pretty good for a book that hasn’t been officially launched yet. The colourin More

  • Art Now Art Fair 2016 Celebrates Success

    20-09-16 | Craig Lederhouse

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  • Arts Entrepreneurship Skills Courses Return

    02-09-16 | Creative Saskatchewan

    The Arts Entrepreneurship & Business Development Course (AEBDC), presented by the Saskatchewan Arts Board and Creative Saskatchewan, is accepting applications from artists and creative entrepreneurs in the Lloydminster, Saskatoon and Regina areas.   The clo More

  • Slate Chalks Up Increased Sales

    15-08-16 | Craig Lederhouse

    In the pursuit of commercial success, there’s one sure sign you’re on the right path: increased sales. This summer, that’s what Slate Fine Art Gallery is proudly reporting, thanks in part to Market and Export Development grants from Creative Saskatchewan More

  • Screen-Based Media Sector Oversubscribed

    08-08-16 | anonymous

    Creative Saskatchewan is announcing today that its screen-based media sector grants and programs are officially oversubscribed for fiscal year 2016-17.   $3.25 million has now been fully committed to screen-based media production and development in Saskatch More

  • New Stream for Service Productions

    05-07-16 | News Release

      NEW FUNDING STREAM NOW AVAILABLE FOR SERVICE PRODUCTIONS   Creative Saskatchewan is pleased to announce that service productions are now eligible to apply to the Screen-Based Media Production Grant program.   Producers based outside the province who More

  • The Cheque's Not in the Mail

    30-06-16 | Craig Lederhouse

      As of June 30, 2016, Canada Post can not guarantee timely delivery of mail due to a possible labour dispute.   As long as that remains the case, Creative Saskatchewan will not put grant cheques in the mail.   Instead, all grant recipients will be co More

  • New Chief Executive Officer

    13-06-16 | News Release

      NEW CEO READY TO MOVE CREATIVE SASKATCHEWAN FORWARD     Creative Saskatchewan is pleased to announce the appointment of their new Chief Executive Officer, Greg Magirescu.   Magirescu takes over the post from Interim CEO Susan Gorges who has held the More

  • New Chair of the Board

    10-06-16 | News Release

      CREATIVE SASKATCHEWAN SET TO SERVE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES WITH NEW CHAIR AND BOARD TERMS   Creative Saskatchewan is taking the next step forward in its corporate evolution with the appointment today of Ranjan Thakre as the new Chair of the Board of Direct More

  • Grant Guidelines Updated

    27-05-16 | Craig Lederhouse

      May 27, 2016 PROGRAM GUIDELINES UPDATED   Today Creative Saskatchewan announced updated program guidelines.  The changes are designed to improve clarity on what is eligible under the agency’s grant programs.   “We made revisions focused on th More

  • Creative Industries Economic Impact Survey

    25-04-16 | Craig Lederhouse

      Creative Saskatchewan knows that Saskatchewan’s creative producers not only contribute to the cultural landscape of this province, but also have a significant positive impact on the economy.   Survey Closes June 17     Today, we continue to pursu More

  • Eligibility for Grants Expanded

    13-04-16 | News Release

    APRIL 13, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Creative Saskatchewan is pleased to announce a significant change to its policies that gives many organizations, for the first time, access to its grant programs.   Previously, arts and culture organizations that r More

  • Poet Sells Out (of books) in Montreal

    12-04-16 | Cassidy McFadzean

    Creative Saskatchewan invited Cassidy McFadzean to share her first-person account of her recent trip to the Resonance and Pivot Reading Series' in Montreal and Toronto, made possible with a Market Travel Grant. Treat yourself to this delightful read. (photo c More

  • Noteworthy Numbers from 2015-16

    05-04-16 | Craig Lederhouse

    The books have just been closed on Creative Saskatchewan's most recent fiscal year. Here are a few "Noteworthy Numbers," we thought you'd be interested in:   More

  • Judy Anderson Earns New York Residency

    04-03-16 | MacKenzie Art Gallery

    The MacKenzie Art Gallery and Creative Saskatchewan are pleased to announce that Regina-based artist Judy Anderson has been selected to participate in a funded residency at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in Brooklyn, New York, in the spri More

  • Moving Image's First Canadian Installation Is From Sask

    04-03-16 | Craig Lederhouse

      “A girl with a giant cake goes to a place where all teeth ache.”   Thus begins the made-in-Saskatchewan film exhibit that has now become the first Canadian project ever invited to and installed at Moving Image New York. Moving Image is a prestigious More

  • Creative Industries Economic Impact Survey

    29-01-16 | Craig Lederhouse

      Click here to take our Economic Impact Survey. DEADLINE EXTENDED Survey OPEN: March 1 through the start of the provincial election campaign Survey TEMPORARILY CLOSED: Start of election campaign to April 5 Survey RE-OPENS: April 5 Final deadline to More

  • One Artist. Three Decades. First Commercial Exhibition.

    28-01-16 | Craig Lederhouse

    Leesa Streifler has enjoyed a successful career both as an artist and as an art professor at the University of Regina. Now, after three decades of artistic endeavor, she is about to try something new. This month, at her first major exhibition at a commercial g More

  • Arts Entrepreneurship Course Accepting Applications

    12-01-16 | Craig Lederhouse

      PRESS RELEASE - JAN 12 ,2016   The Arts Entrepreneurship & Business Development Course (AEBDC), presented by the Saskatchewan Arts Board and Creative Saskatchewan, is coming to Regina in February and March of 2016. Applications are now being accepted un More

  • Application Window Now Open for Four Grants

    04-01-16 | Press Release

    Press Release January 4th, 2016   Creative Saskatchewan Now Accepting Applications for Intake Grant Programs   Three times each year, Creative Saskatchewan opens a three-week window to accept applications to its slate of “defined intake” grant progra More

  • Location Scout on a Roll in 2015

    31-12-15 | Craig Lederhouse

    Location scout Murray MacDonald with director, Richard Bell, and producer, Mehernaz Lentin, at Peighton Beach.   Long before the cameras roll on any film production, the director has already imagined what every scene is supposed to look like on the scree More

  • Brooklyn Residency Available to One Saskatchewan Artist

    23-12-15 | anonymous

      Application Deadline Extended To Jan 26, 2016   Creative Saskatchewan and the MacKenzie Art Gallery are pleased to announce that they will, for the second year in a row, partner to send a Saskatchewan visual arts professional to the International Studio More

  • Saskatoon Producer Delivers Best Country Album in Canada

    18-12-15 | Craig Lederhouse

    Apple Music’s “Best Canadian Country Music Album of 2015,” has a remarkable Saskatchewan connection.   Brett Kissel’s album Pick Me Up, also named as one of Canada's Top 50 Albums of the Year by CBC Music, was recorded in part at Bart McKay Produ More

  • Good Clean Fun with Rosie and the Riveters

    16-12-15 | Craig Lederhouse

    Rosie and the Riveters are having plenty of good clean fun, all across the country, with the support of Creative Saskatchewan!   Good Clean Fun is the new album from Rosie & the Riveters. The quartet recently wrapped up a fantastic release tour. Their marke More

  • UofR Press Makes Another Top Picks List

    09-12-15 | Craig Lederhouse

    More great news today out of the UofR Press.   Children of the Broken Treaty: Canada's Lost Promise and One Girl's Dream by Charlie Angus has been named a "Notable Book of 2015" by Quill and Quire, "Canada's magazine of book news and reviews."   This boo More

  • Kacy & Clayton Land New Album & New Deal

    07-12-15 | Craig Lederhouse

      A Saskatchewan traditional folk music duo is celebrating a newly published album, and a new publishing and recording deal.     UPDATE: Dec 21, 2015   Kacy and Clayton score a glowing review from Folk Radio UK. Strange Country named to North Shor More

  • WolfCop 2 is Official

    26-11-15 | Press Release

    Creative Saskatchewan and Cinecoup are proud to announce that WolfCop 2 will begin shooting in Saskatchewan in February 2016.   Producers Bernie Hernando, Hugh Patterson and Deborah Marks, are thrilled to start filming the sequel to such a well-received, gl More

  • New Feature Film to Shoot in Saskatchewan

    24-11-15 | Press Release

    NEWS RELEASE - NOV 24 2015 FEATURE FILM LAND OF ROCK AND GOLD TO SHOOT IN LA RONGE THIS WINTER   Creative Saskatchewan is proud to announce a new made-in-Saskatchewan feature film will begin production this winter. Land of Rock and Gold will shoot, on loc More

  • Behind the Screen

    18-11-15 | Craig Lederhouse

      BEHIND THE SCREEN: A NIGHT AT THE SOUNDSTAGE   Witness Movie Making Magic!   Meet Saskatchewan's most talented filmmaking professionals and try your hand at what they do best including:   Animation Costumes Props Auditions Music Scoring Pup More

  • BreakOut West 2016 Coming To Regina

    17-11-15 | Press Release

    Danny Olliver performs at the official announcement at the Saskatchewan Legislature, as City of Regina Mayor Michael Fougere, Robyn Stewart Exec. Dir. of the Western Canadian Music Alliance, and the Honourable Mark Docherty, Minister of Parks, Culture and More

  • Tom Jackson Wows Saskatchewan's Musicians

    10-11-15 | Craig Lederhouse

    [View the story "Tom Jackson Earns Rave Reviews in Regina" on Storify] More

  • Saskatchewan Artists Featured at SOFA Chicago 2015

    06-11-15 | Craig Lederhouse

    This year’s edition of one of Chicago’s most important annual arts events is underway and Saskatchewan artists are very well represented.   UPDATE:  Creative Saskatchewan is proud to announce it has sold a work by Canadian art jeweller and goldsmith More

  • Saskatchewan to have its own Adventure Club

    13-10-15 | Creative Sask

    For immediate release Regina, Saskatchewan October 13, 2015 Saskatchewan to have its own Adventure Club Creative Saskatchewan is excited to announce funding for the film co-production The Adventure Club.   The Adventure Club is a co-production between More

  • Patient 62

    29-09-15 | anonymous

    Creative Saskatchewan is excited to announce funding for local film Patient 62.   Patient 62 is a Saskatchewan film through and through; the film was written by award winning Saskatchewan writer Rick Anthony and directed by Saskatchewan’s Bryce Schamp. Pa More

  • Chokeslam is Filming in Saskatchewan

    14-09-15 | anonymous

    Creative Saskatchewan is excited to announce funding for local film Chokeslam. Chokeslam is a co-production between Saskatchewan’s Karma Film and Alberta’s CHAOS a film company. The film begins shooting today and will have a Saskatchewan-based crew, of ap More

  • Opinion Poll: Future Use of The Sound Stage

    10-08-15 | anonymous

    The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport is looking for your opinion on future uses at The Canada-Saskatchewan Production Studios (The Sound Stage™).   The Sound Stage is a state-of-the-art film and television production facility with extra space for offi More

  • Increase Access to Funding

    04-08-15 | anonymous

    For immediate release Regina, Saskatchewan August 4, 2015   Increased Access to Funding Creative Saskatchewan is excited to announce increased funding flexibility for grant applicants.   Regulation changes enable the agency to commit funding up to $6 More


    04-08-15 | anonymous

      Applications are now being accepted for the Arts Entrepreneurship & Business Development course, offered by the Saskatchewan Arts Board in partnership with Creative Saskatchewan. The course assists Saskatchewan artists and arts entrepreneurs in developing More

  • Outreach Tour!

    30-07-15 | anonymous

    Fall Outreach Tour Creative Saskatchewan staff are once again heading on the road to host information sessions about our grant programs and application processes.   Creative Saskatchewan provides funding to local creative producers looking for support to e More

  • Saskatchewan Indigenous Art a Hit in London

    03-07-15 | anonymous

    For immediate release Regina, Saskatchewan July 2, 2015 Saskatchewan Indigenous Art a Hit in London From June 1 – 30, 2015 Creative Saskatchewan hosted an exhibition, Canadian Indigenous Contemporary Art From Saskatchewan ‘the Prairie Province’, in More

  • Call to Artists ~ Open to all Saskatchewan Fine Craft Artists

    02-07-15 | anonymous

    for SOFA CHICAGO in November 2015   Creative Saskatchewan is interested in a booth at SOFA CHICAGO, November 5-8 2015, and welcomes submissions from artists interested in this marketing initiative. The vision is that through an independent curator five SK a More

  • Additional Funding for Music and Craft

    11-06-15 | anonymous

    Additional Funding for Music and Craft Creative Saskatchewan is excited to announce support for professional development and marketing opportunities for the province’s music and craft industries.   Creative Saskatchewan already provides operational suppo More

  • Creative Saskatchewan Commits over $8 Million in Funding

    19-05-15 | Creative Saskatchewan

    Creative Saskatchewan has committed over $8 million in funding since accepting its first grant application in 2013. The Creative Saskatchewan Investment Fund supports the marketing ventures of provincial creative producers. From marketing to touring, research More

  • Year in Review: 2014

    07-01-15 | Creative Saskatchewan

    Year in Review: 2014 2014 was a very busy year for us at Creative Saskatchewan. A new agency in the province of Saskatchewan, we began 2014 with a staff of two. In the spring, we filled all of our positions and are now in full swing with nine staff between tw More

  • Celebrating Film in Saskatchewan

    28-11-14 | Creative Saskatchewan

    November 24 - 25, 2014 were busy and fun-filled days at The Sound Stage. For the first time ever, The Sound Stage was converted into a theatre, and over three events and screenings of Saskatchewan productions were shown to local audiences.   Monday Morning More

  • Wild Thing

    20-11-14 | Creative Saskatchewan

    In November 2014, Creative Saskatchewan ventured below the 49th parallel and brought a sampling of Saskatchewan creativity to Chicago and New York. In Chicago, an art exhibition, Wild Thing, was part of an international art  fair. In New York, a trade mission More

  • Saskatchewan in Bilbao

    30-10-14 | Creative Saskatchewan

    Following the visit to London, Creative Saskatchewan took the art exhibition 'Saskatchewan' to Bilbao, Spain. Bilbao, like London, was an opportunity to introduce locals to the variety and breadth of creative talent our province has, while also taking advanta More

  • Saskatchewan in London

    20-10-14 | Creative Saskatchewan

    In October, 2014, a team comprised of Creative Saskatchewan staff and industry association representatives took Saskatchewan to London. The trade mission was intended to introduce the London arts scene to a snapshot of Saskatchewan's amazing creative talents. More


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