Creative BC announces Sandi Richter Cooper to be next B.C. film commissoner

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      Creative BC announced that Sandi Richter Cooper will be the next B.C. film commissioner and production services director.

      Cooper will start her position on May 1 and will head up Creative BC's production services team in providing provincial film commission services, such as physical production resource support and community relations services.

      With over 25 years of experience in creative industries, Cooper has worked in film, TV, commercials, and next-generation media technology, as an executive producer, independent producer, and strategic consultant in Vancouver and Los Angeles. She has previously worked at VRCinematic, Strategic transitions, Canwest Global's commercial production house Apple Box Productions, Blue Zone, Channel 1 Media Solutions, and her own company Sapphire Entertainment.

       She will be working with Creative BC's vice president and current acting film commissioner Robert Wong.

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