Press release

Jun 26, 2018

CMPA commends Minister Joly on launch of Creative Export Canada

OTTAWA, June 26, 2018—Today, the Canadian Media Producers Association issued the following statement on behalf of its President and CEO, Reynolds Mastin:

“The CMPA welcomes Minister Joly’s launch of Creative Export Canada. The ongoing digital shift and evolution of content distribution models have created new opportunities to showcase Canadian programming to a wide international audience. The global appetite for independently-produced Canadian content has never been higher, and the combination of on-the-ground support in key international markets and the newly announced $7-million-per-year fund will help Canada’s independent producers capitalize on this demand. We look forward to learning more details about these initiatives and how they can best be served to help Canadian content thrive on the world stage.”

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The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) is the country’s leading member-based advocacy organization for independent producers, representing hundreds of companies engaged in the development and distribution of English-language content made for television, cinema and digital media channels. The CMPA works to promote the continued success of the Canadian production sector and ensure a future for diverse content made by Canadians for both domestic and international audiences.


For more information:

Kyle O’Byrne
Manager, Media Relations & Communications
Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA)