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.
Canadian content creators do not have the same access to venture capital (VC) financing as their U.S. counterparts, and must think strategically about partnerships, acquisitions and mergers to grow their businesses, according to a new industry study by Duopoly’s Catherine Tait. Read more >>>
The CMPA is pleased to announce the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be speaking at the Prime Time in Ottawa conference luncheon on Thursday, February 4th. Minister Joly will appear ‘In Conversation’ with Reynolds Mastin, President and CEO of the CMPA. Read more >>>
The CMPA is calling for a formal review of the need for enhanced Terms of Trade in light of Corus Entertainment’s proposed acquisition of Shaw Media. Read more >>>
The CMPA is delighted to announce FremantleMedia International CEO, Jens Richter, will join Blue Ant Media’s CEO of Television and Digital, Raja Khanna, for the Friday morning Keynote conversation about emerging trends and opportunities for content in international markets and across multiple platforms at the 2016 edition of Prime Time in Ottawa. Read more >>>
The CMPA is pleased to announce Kenyatta Cheese will wrap up the 2016 edition of Prime Time in Ottawa as the closing Keynote speaker. Read more >>>
The CMPA and the DGC are pleased to announce that the terms of the new DGC-CMPA Standard Agreement have been ratified by the CMPA Board and DGC membership. The 2016 – 2018 agreement applies to all productions that commence principal photography on or after January 1, 2016. Read more >>>
Canadian performers and producers have reached a new Independent Production Agreement (IPA) governing English-language production in Canada. Read more >>>
A mere three years ago, the number of broadcasters putting significant support behind creating or distributing content through video-on-demand platforms could be counted on one hand. Read more >>>
The CMPA is pleased to announce new speakers added to the stellar line up for Prime Time in Ottawa 2016, which will take place February 3 to 5 at The Westin in Ottawa. Read more >>>
The CMPA is delighted to announce the appointment of Marcia Douglas as Director, Business Affairs and Digital Initiatives, to be based in our Toronto office. Read more >>>