Producers

About the CMPA

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) represents Canadian film, television and digital production companies across Canada.  On your behalf, we promote a competitive, diverse and dynamic industry which provides opportunity for your creative and commercial success.

  • Our Team - searchable directory, listing all CMPA staff and their areas of expertise
  • Our Board - details of the CMPA's Board of Directors who help shape and guide the CMPA
 

Membership

Membership with the CMPA means joining your colleagues in the television, film and digital production communities. Our member benefits and services ensure your company benefits directly and your membership also ensures a stronger industry as a whole.

  • Why Join - we are a member driven organization offering business support, advocacy, lobbying and discounts
  • Apply for Membership - never been a CMPA member? You can apply via our online form or by printing the PDF
  • Membership Categories and Fees - Membership is available for production companies, or companies offering services to the production community. Fees are based on company size
  • Renew your Membership - if you've been a member within the last 5 years, complete this form to renew your membership
  • Membership Benefits - we offer a range of member benefits including regular news updates, mentorship programs and discounts to industry events, publications, training and travel
 

Information and Resources

The CMPA actively lobbies government and regulators on rights, finance, policy and other business issues. We negotiate labour agreements with unions and guilds and offer dispute resolution services. We also provide members with the tools and resources useful in managing your business

Production Resources:
  • Terms of Trade - agreement applying to all independently produced projects for/with Astral, Corus, Bell, Shaw and Rogers
Industry Resources:
  • Events Calendar - industry calendar with listings of key festivals, conferences and events
  • Industrial Relations - details of the agreements and fees associated with the union and guild collective agreements
  • Business Affairs - your gateway into information about funding, tax credits, health and safety, co-pro and international delegation opportunities
  • Canadian Broadcasters - listing of broadcast groups and their channels, with links to producer/submission guidelines