• In today's media landscape, producing content can be challenging. The CMPA has one goal... your success!
    Work with us to ensure a prosperous future for Canada's independent production sector and for Canadian content.
  • 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.

  • We actively promote a competitive, diverse and dynamic industry to provide opportunities for our members' creative and commercial success.

    The CMPA lobbies government and regulators on rights, finance, labour agreements, policy and other business issues.

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    working in the production industry and for those wishing to work with our members.
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    Be Heard

    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 >>>

    November 6, 2014

    Prime Time 2015 - Registration now open!

    Prime Time: Where Canada's most prominent content creators and business leaders in the screen-based production industry gather. Read more >>>

    November 6, 2014

    Prime Time 2015 now open for registrations

    Join the #PTiO community March 4-6, and you’ll join 600+ media leaders, all focused on raising our game. Read more >>>

    October 27, 2014

    Digital Orphans/Michael Hennessy's latest blog post

    Everyone wants to regulate the internet During the CRTC proceedings on “Let’s Talk TV” there was a lot of noise and rhetoric aimed at the CRTC and broadcast industry about the idea that somehow the internet should be “regulated” or “taxed”. Read more >>>

    October 3, 2014

    CMPA Final Comments re: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

    CMPA Final Comments re: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV Download >>>

    September 10, 2014

    CMPA Oral Remarks re:BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

    CMPA Oral Remarks re:BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV Download >>>

    September 4, 2014

    Nancy Grant Wins CMPA’s Producer’s Award at the Toronto International Film Festival®

    The CMPA is delighted to announce Nancy Grant as the winner of the 9th annual $10,000 CMPA Feature Film Producer’s Award. Read more >>>