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    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

    August 24, 2015

    Celebrating Ten Years--Five Finalists Selected for the $10K CMPA Feature Film Award

    Canadian producer and Jury Chair Sandra Cunningham (Strada Films) today announced the shortlist for the 10th annual CMPA Feature Film Producer’s Award. The winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000 and will be announced at a special reception to mark the opening of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival ® on September 10th. Read more >>>

    July 30, 2015

    CMPA appoints new Chief Executive Officer

    Following a comprehensive search process that included broad member and stakeholder consultation, the CMPA has selected Reynolds Mastin as the new President and CEO of the Association. Read more >>>

    July 28, 2015

    CMPA Delegation to the UK and Ireland, Fall 2015

    Up to 14 feature film and television drama producers will be invited to join a Canadian producer and industry partner delegation travelling to the UK (London) and Ireland (Dublin) from November 24 – December 4, 2015. Read more >>>

    June 11, 2015

    CMPA Congratulates Standing Committee for Accepting its Recommendations

    The CMPA congratulates members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage across all party lines for their strong support of the feature film industry in Canada, and for accepting virtually all of its recommendations in its Report titled Review of the Feature Film Industry in Canada that was tabled in the House of Commons yesterday. Read more >>>  |  Download Report >>>

    June 7, 2015

    CMPA Members Elect New Board of Directors

    The CMPA is pleased to announce the results of its recent Board elections. The incoming Board of Directors will serve a two-year term. Jamie Brown (Frantic Films) was also re-elected as Board Chair. Read more >>>

    June 5, 2015

    CMPA Launches Marketing Training Program

    The CMPA announced today that it will once again offer its Telefilm Canada Marketing Mentorship Program. This program, funded by Telefilm Canada, will assist companies with the promotion of Canadian content and talent, across all platforms. Read more >>>

    April 30, 2015

    Thirty More Producers to Receive Mentoring through CMPA Program

    The CMPA is pleased to announce its continued collaboration with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and the launch of the 2015-16 edition of the Screen-based Media Production Program. Read more >>>

    April 13, 2015

    CMPA Board Elections 2015-2017

    CMPA Members are encouraged to cast their votes for the 2015-2017 CMPA Board of Directors by May 4, 2015. Read more >>>

    April 13, 2015

    CMPA seeks to appeal CRTC Let’s Talk TV decision

    The CMPA has filed an application for leave to appeal asking the Federal Court of Appeal to set aside a CRTC decision to no longer enforce critical safeguards for independent producers in their dealings with Canada’s largest private broadcasters. Read more >>>    |   Download a copy of the Motion >>>