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.
Today’s federal budget outlines a number of priorities developed to support Canada’s creative entrepreneurs, strengthen the country’s media production sector, and bring the best of Canada to the world. The Canadian Media Producers Association and its members applaud these initiatives and the government’s renewed commitment to investment in the cultural sector. Read more→
Research released today by the CMPA finds that nearly 90 per cent of women respondents, working in Canada’s screen-based media sector, report facing gender-based obstacles to advancement in their career. Read more→
The CMPA today announced that the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage will attend the 2017 edition of Prime Time in Ottawa. Read more→
The CMPA today announced that cultural pioneer Van Toffler, CEO of Gunpowder & Sky, will give the Friday morning keynote speech at the 2017 edition of Prime Time in Ottawa. Read more→
The CMPA today announced that Sandra Stern, President of the Lionsgate Television Group, will deliver the opening keynote at the 22nd edition of Prime Time in Ottawa which will take place February 1-3, 2017, at The Westin with an esteemed lineup of business, innovation and thought leaders from the film, TV and digital industries. Read more→
Today the CMPA released its blueprint for a thriving screen-based production sector in Canada with its submission to the Canadian Content in a Digital World consultations, overseen by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. Read more→
The CMPA announced Prime Time in Ottawa’s 22nd edition will return to the Westin Hotel from February 1-3, 2017 with an esteemed line up of business, innovation and thought leaders from the film, TV and digital industries. Read more→
The CMPA today announced the appointment of Erin Finlay as the CMPA’s new Chief Legal Officer. A member of the Senior Leadership Team, Erin will report to President and CEO Reynolds Mastin and provide legal advice and strategic direction for the Association and its members on a number of key files. Read more→
Apply now - deadline is November 16! Up to 12 CMPA members will be invited to participate in a Canadian producer and industry partner delegation travelling to Hong Kong Filmart and Beijing from March 11-17, 2017. Read more >>>
Today, board members from the l’Association québecoise de la production médiatique (AQPM) and the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) gathered for a joint meeting to discuss key issues facing independent producers across Canada. Read more >>>