Vancouver Business Partners win Scientific Oscar

Four business partners with backgrounds in the movie industry are heading to Hollywood to pick up their Academy Award.

The four are being recognized with a Scientific and Technical award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for a unique invention used on movie sets – a giant air wall.


The latest BC Job Makers tells the story of the men who started Air Cover Inflatables: David McIntosh, Steve Smith, Mike Branham and Mike Kirilenko. Their story highlights the success of British Columbia’s growing creative and manufacturing sector.  Click here to read more.  “The innovative ideas of the four partners have created a growing business in the Lower Mainland and a new product that will be used for years to come,” Shirley Bond, Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour said.

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