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CMPA doubles Indiescreen Awards prize money; announces 2022 ceremony to be held at Whistler Film Festival

Applications are open for the 2022 Indiescreen Awards, and prize money for the awards  has increased to $20,000 for the Established Producer category, and $10,000 for the Kevin Tierney Emerging Producer category.

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CMPA lauds federal government’s decision to reject flawed CBC licence renewal decision

The federal cabinet’s referral back to the CRTC underscores the key role of
independent producers in Canada’s broadcasting system.

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Canada’s indie producers rally behind Bill C-11; urge government to pass Online Streaming Act

The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) today launched a new advocacy campaign that urges the federal government to update Canada’s outdated broadcasting legislation by passing Bill C-11, the Online Streaming Act.

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The Canadian Media Producers Association is Canada’s trade association for independent producers. We represent hundreds of companies engaged in the development, production and distribution of English-language content for TV, feature film and digital media channels. Learn more about us.

Latest press releases

Sep 22, 2022

CMPA lauds federal government's decision to reject flawed CBC licence renewal decision

OTTAWA, SEPTEMBER 22, 2022 – The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) today commended the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriquez, […]

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Aug 08, 2022

Canada's independent producers call on Minister Rodriguez to reject CRTC's CBC decision

OTTAWA, August 8, 2022 — On Friday, the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) submitted a petition to the Minister of Canadian […]

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Aug 04, 2022

CMPA doubles Indiescreen Awards prize money; announces 2022 ceremony to be held at Whistler Film Festival

TORONTO, August 4, 2022 —  The Canadian Media Producers Association today opened applications for the 2022 Indiescreen Awards, announcing that […]

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Jun 06, 2022

WGC and CMPA ratify extension of Independent Production Agreement

TORONTO, June 6, 2022 – The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) and the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) today announced that […]

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May 26, 2022

CMPA promotes Sean Porter to Vice-President, National Industrial Relations and Counsel

TORONTO, May 26, 2022 –The Canadian Media Producers Association today announced the promotion of Sean Porter to Vice-President, National Industrial […]

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May 10, 2022

Canada’s indie producers rally behind Bill C-11; urge government to pass Online Streaming Act

OTTAWA, May 10, 2022 — The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) today launched a new advocacy campaign that urges the federal […]

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