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  • The CMPA represents just over 300 companies that create the best of film, TV and digital content across Canada.

    Each year our members create 1000s of hours of original content - across all genres - from drama to comedy, documentary to youth.

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    Be Heard

    February 24, 2015

    Steering Forward in a Disruptive Media Marketplace

    Prime Time provides context, fresh thinking and tangible business models for an ever evolving industry. Read more >>>

    February 2, 2015

    Can't make it to Prime Time?

    For the first time, through the generous support of the Canada Media Fund, we are going to be live streaming three panels. Read more >>>

    January 28, 2015

    New at Prime Time: lunch with your fav exec!

    Exclusive opportunity for registered Prime Time delegates! Sign up to join one of these impressive executives for lunch at a table of eight on Thursday, March 5. Read more >>>

    January 23, 2015

    Independent Producers and Canadian Screenwriters Reach Agreement

    The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) and the Association Québecoise de la Production Médiatique (AQPM) have reached an agreement in principle with the Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) on a new 2015-2017  Independent Production Agreement (IPA). Read more >>>

    January 23, 2015

    Want to hear from Amazon, Endemol and ITV?

    New speakers confirmed for Prime Time 2015 - March 4-6. Read more >>>

    January 14, 2015

    Screen Based Media: Thriving in a Time of Change

    As it marks its 20th anniversary, Prime Time in Ottawa celebrates screen based media thriving in a time of change as the key theme at this year's conference being held March 4-6. Read more >>>

    December 2, 2014

    Ted Hope to Speak at Prime Time

    Ted's keynote will focus on the changing film ecosystem, adapting from a scarcity model to one of abundant competition, and the power of aggregated communities when cultivated with relationship, participation and meaning. Read more >>>

    November 25, 2014

    The who, what and why of Prime Time 2015

    The who, what and why of Prime Time 2015. Read more >>>

    November 17, 2014

    CMPA Presentation to Standing Committee on Finance With Respect to the 2015 Pre-Budget Consultations

    CMPA Presentation to Standing Committee on Finance With Respect to the 2015 Pre-Budget Consultations. Download here >>>

    November 7, 2014

    Canadian Media Production Association and Interstate Association of Audiovisual Industry (SICAV) sign cooperation agreement

    The CMPA and the Interstate Association of Audiovisual Industry (SICAV) today signed a cooperation agreement to expand opportunities for co-production between producers of audiovisual content, such as ​​film, television and digital media production. Read more >>>