The CMPA lobbies federal and provincial regulators to ensure that the interests of our members are considered.
Each year our members create 1000s of hours of original content - across all genres - from drama to comedy, documentary to youth.
The CMPA lobbies government and regulators on rights, finance, labour agreements, policy and other business issues.
The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) congratulates the Government of Canada for signing an Audiovisual Coproduction Agreement (Agreement) with the Republic of India. Read more >>>
Branded Entertainment is seldom understood outside the marketing industry, yet it could pave the way to greater collaboration in the creation and financing of original Canadian screen content. The second white paper in a three-part study, released today by the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) as a prelude to discussions at their annual conference Prime Time in Ottawa next week. Read more >>>
Pursuant to the Study to examine the challenges faced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in relation to the changing environment of broadcasting and communications. Read more >>>
According to the latest figures released today in Profile 2013: An Economic Report on the Screen-Based Production Industry in Canada, the Canadian film and television production industry showed a minor dip from 2011/12 to 2012/13, with an overall decrease in production volume of 0.8% to $5.82 billion. Read more >>>
It appears that the CRTC policy review on the future of TV in Canada will be a process anchored by the interests of consumers. Read more >>>
I was having lunch with a broadcaster the other day who is worried that the CRTC policy review around the future of broadcasting may put independent broadcasters in dire straits if it leads to wide-scale repackaging of cable and satellite (BDU) packages... Read more >>>
Branded Entertainment is a lucrative $44 billion a year industry south of the border. But a new study, released today by the CMPA at the Merging Media conference in Vancouver, suggests the production landscape is also ripe here for Canadian content creators. Read more >>>
In yesterday’s Speech from the Throne (SFT) the Government signaled its intent to ensure all Canadian cable/satellite and DTH (cable) subscribers have an à la carte or pick and pay option in their cable offerings. Read more >>>