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    August 27, 2014

    CMPA Leads Producers into the Future of Digital Sales

    The CMPA is excited to announce the launch of the Prime Time Anytime Digital Sales Initiative, exclusive to CMPA producer members.  As markets for online content grow, CMPA is creating a set of tools to help producers maximize the revenues of their productions. Read more >>>

    August 25, 2014

    Five Finalists Selected for the $10K CMPA Feature Film Award

    Award-winning producer Jennifer Jonas today announced the shortlist for the 9th annual Canadian Media Production Association’s (CMPA) Feature Film Producer’s Award. Jennifer is Chair of the national jury and last year’s recipient. Read more >>>

    June 26, 2014

    CMPA’s Answers to the Commission’s Questions: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV

    CMPA’s Answers to the Commission’s Questions: BNOC CRTC 2014-190: Let’s Talk TV Read more >>>

    June 10, 2014

    Sixth Edition of the Pre-Sale Pitch Sessions in Los Angeles Now Accepting Submissions

    The CMPA is pleased to once again collaborate with the Canadian Consulate in Los Angeles and industry partners on the Pre‐Sale Pitch Sessions for Dramatic Series in Los Angeles. Read more >>>

    June 7, 2014

    Leading Producer and Innovator Jamie Brown Named New CMPA Chair

    Jamie Brown, Executive Producer of the Winnipeg and Toronto – based Frantic Films, has been named the new Chair of the CMPA. Read more >>>

    June 4, 2014

    Second Edition of Telefilm Canada Marketing Mentorship Program Now Open for Applications

    The CMPA is happy to announce that it will continue its collaboration with Telefilm Canada, partnering for the second year on the Telefilm Canada Marketing Mentorship Program. Read more >>>

    May 29, 2014

    Independent Producers Give Standing Ovation for Rideau Hall Movie Nights

    The CMPA urges all Canadians to circle two important dates in August on their 2014 holiday calendar and make the trek to Ottawa to help celebrate Rideau Hall Movie Nights, hosted by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. Read more >>>

    April 29, 2014

    Branded Entertainment Heads to Centre Stage

    According to The Future of Branded Entertainment, released today by the CMPA this shift is driven by recurring themes of convergence, the blurring of the lines between brand marketing and storytelling, an increased use of video and an emphasis on experiential, authentic content. Read more >>>