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    August 24, 2016

    Eight Canadian producers nominated for the 2016 CMPA Feature Film Producer Awards

    The CMPA today announced the nominees for the eleventh annual CMPA Feature Film Producer Awards.This year the CMPA has expanded its recognition program and will hand out two awards. Read more >>>

    August 2, 2016

    CMPA launches 2016 edition of Telefilm Marketing Mentorship Program

    The CMPA is pleased to announce that the 2016 edition of the Telefilm Canada Marketing Mentorship Program is now accepting applications. Read more >>>

    June 29, 2016

    CMPA appoints Andrew Addison as Vice-President, Communications & Marketing

    The CMPA today announced the appointment of Andrew Addison as Vice-President, Communications and Marketing, based in Toronto. Read more >>>

    June 28, 2016

    Canadian Media Producers Association welcomes Heritage Review advisory panel

    The CMPA today issued the following statement on behalf of President and CEO, Reynolds Mastin: “We welcome today’s announcement of an appointed advisory group that will provide ongoing feedback and support for Minister Joly as she moves forward with a comprehensive policy review, aimed at bringing Canada’s cultural policies into the digital age. Read more >>>

    June 1, 2016

    CMPA welcomes Shaftesbury’s Scott Garvie as new Board Chair

    Scott Garvie, Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at Shaftesbury, has been named the new Chair of the CMPA. Garvie’s appointment was confirmed this week by the CMPA Board of Directors. Read more >>>

    April 1, 2016

    Reminder: CMPA memberships expire March 31

    Don't let your membership lapse. Click here to renew >>>

    March 23, 2016

    CRTC approval of Corus-Shaw deal puts Canada’s independent producers at risk

    The CMPA today raised serious concerns about the future health of Canada’s independent television production sector, following the CRTC’s approval of the sale of Shaw Media to Corus Entertainment. Read more >>>

    March 22, 2016

    Independent producers welcome the government’s investment in CBC/Radio-Canada

    The CMPA welcomes the Trudeau government’s announcement of $75 million in additional funding to CBC/Radio-Canada in 2016/2017, increasing to $150 million in the following years. Read more >>>

    March 14, 2016

    Indie producers win big at 2016 Canadian Screen Awards

    The CMPA congratulates the nominees and winners recognized by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) at the 4th annual Canadian Screen Awards CBC Broadcast Gala, which took place last night at the Sony Centre for Performing Arts. Read more >>>