Industry Information

Canadian film and television production - generating jobs, exports and economic growth

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"Production of film, television and digital media in Canada supports tens of thousands of jobs and generates billions in exports and GDP each and every year. 

Thank you to the independent producers and others who have helped to build this industry, and thank you very much to all levels of government for your support as we work together to keep up this momentum. 

Please enjoy the video and our latest Profile report and please feel free to contact us at any time for further information on our sector and the benefits it creates for all Canadians."

Michael Hennessy, President & CEO, Canadian Media Production Association



In 2012-2013, Canada's production industry generated:

  • 127,700 full time jobs
  • $7.6 billion in GDP
  • $2.3 billion in exports


About the CMPA

CMPA represents more than 350 companies engaged in the production and distribution of English-language television programs, feature films and digital media. Read more >>>

About Profile

Profile is an annual economic report on the screen-based production industry in Canada. It is produced by the CMPA in collaboration with the Association québécoise de la production médiatique (AQPM) and the Department of Canadian Heritage. Read more >>>