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Banff World Media Festival - Virtual Edition

May 26, 2020

From May to September 2020, BANFF’s Virtual Edition will feature an inspiring schedule of interactive video sessions & online networking events.

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Members Lounge Redux - 2020

Jun 29, 2020

Join the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television this summer for this new online programming series as they invite industry professionals to share their insights into today’s challenges, current innovations and new approaches.

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Fantasia International Film Festival - 2020

Aug 20, 2020

Fantasia International Film Festival will launch a digital edition, which will take place August 20 through September 2, 2020.

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TIFF 2020

Sep 10, 2020

The 45th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival, taking place September 10–19, is tailored to fit the moment, with physical screenings and drive-ins, digital screenings, virtual red carpets, press conferences, and industry talks.

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Inside Out LGBT Film Festival - 2020

Oct 01, 2020

For more than two decades, Inside Out has brought Toronto's LGBTQ community together in celebration of the best queer film from Canada and around the world.

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Just For Laughs ComedyPRO - 2020

Oct 09, 2020

Just For Laughs ComedyPRO is the most important annual global gathering of the biggest players in the comedy world.

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MIPCOM & MIPCOM Online+

Oct 12, 2020

MIPCOM 2020 will transform its 36th edition to MIPCOM RENDEZVOUS CANNES, a streamlined, 3-day gathering of the international television community in Cannes and into MIPCOM ONLINE+, a premium digital service.

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Reelworld Film Festival - 2020

Oct 14, 2020

The Reelworld Film Festival exclusively showcases Canadian artists, filmmakers and creators who identify as Black, Indigenous, Asian, South Asian, Middle Eastern and Latinx. We present narrative features, comedies, documentaries, shorts, music videos, animation, episodic content, and VR/360.

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imagineNATIVE - 2020

Oct 20, 2020

The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is an international festival that celebrates the latest works by Indigenous peoples on the forefront of innovation in film, video, radio, and digital media. Each fall, the festival presents a selection of the most compelling and distinctive Indigenous works from around the globe.

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Whistler Film Festival (WFF) - 2020

Dec 01, 2020

To mark the 20-week countdown to its 20th edition, the Whistler Film Festival (WFF) has unveiled plans to celebrate our 20th anniversary virtually over 20 days from December 1 to 20, 2020.

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Past events

Pitching during the pandemic - how to sell your project virtually via video-conference

Jul 23, 2020

COVID-19 may have put a hold on in-person pitch meetings, but projects are still being bought and sold online. On Thursday, July 23 at 2:00 pm ET, the CMPA will host a webinar focused on pitching in the era of COVID-19.

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Frontières International Co-Production Market - 2020

Jul 23, 2020

For the very first time, the Frontières International Co-Production Market will take place under a new digital format. The Market will showcase 20 projects in development (10 European and 10 North American) which are presented to a large and diverse group of prominent industry professionals (producers, financiers, sales agents, distributors).

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T.O. Webfest - 2020

Jul 10, 2020

T.O. WEBFEST supports, connects, promotes and celebrates independent content creators from Canada and around the world. T.O.WebFest is a multi-day festival offering engaging panels and workshops, networking, screenings, installations, awards, special events, and more!

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Digging into new provincial health and safety guidelines for the production industry

Jul 08, 2020

On Wednesday, July 8 at 1:30 pm ET, the CMPA will host a webinar focused on COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, which have been issued by many provinces across Canada.

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Marché du Film Online - 2020

Jun 22, 2020

Created to support the international film industry and facilitate business and networking for professionals from all over the world, the Marché du Film Online recreates the full market experience in Cannes, with live and real-time meetings.

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Understanding employer obligations as production re-opens

Jun 19, 2020

With production set to resume across Canada in the coming weeks, the CMPA is hosting a webinar to help production companies understand their obligations as employers.

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Mifa - Annecy 2020 Online

Jun 15, 2020

Aimed at all professionals working in the animation sector, a Mifa – Annecy 2020 Online offer has been developed so you can discover all the vibrancy and productivity of this industry online, to exchange, network, meet, negotiate and make acquisitions.

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France: Opportunities in the VR sector - webinar

Jun 12, 2020

In five years, virtual reality has won its rank alongside feature film in most major festivals around the world. In France, Annecy has led the way and now features VR in both its official selection and in its industry program.

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CBC's pandemic response

Jun 12, 2020

This Friday, June 12 at 11:00 am ET, the CMPA's President and CEO, Reynolds Mastin, will host our next COVID-19 webinar featuring the CBC. Reynolds will be joined by President and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada, Catherine Tait, and Executive Vice-President English Services, Barbara Williams.

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One Stop Business Workshop - "Say Hello to..." webinar series

Jun 10, 2020

The CBC, CAVCO and CMPA are launching a series of short virtual information sessions to introduce emerging independent producers and content creators from traditionally underrepresented groups in the industry, to topics related to the business and financing of TV, film and original digital content.

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A Post-COVID-19 Overview of the Animation Market in China

Jun 09, 2020

How did the animation market in China perform in the past year? What has the industry experienced in the pandemic and where will the market go? Our guest speakers will share with you updates and observations from China. 

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How to co-produce with Poland (animation, VR and more)

Jun 09, 2020

During this session you will learn about: financial incentives and funding systems available in Poland, major Polish animation events and initiatives, overview of the Polish delegation at MIFA2020.

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Taking your business global and navigating key markets with the Trade Commissioner Service

Jun 08, 2020

On Monday, June 8 at 12:00 pm ET, the CMPA will host a webinar featuring Canada’s trade commissioners from France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Navigating the pandemic disruption for small production companies and sole proprietors

May 29, 2020

On Friday, May 29 at 1:00 pm ET, the CMPA will host a webinar for small production companies and sole proprietors, to answer questions and help business owners navigate the many issues that have emerged as a result of COVID-19.

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Entertainment Partners - Master Series webinars

May 28, 2020

A series of free live workshops, hosted by Entertainment Partners, specifically designed for production professionals and everyone interested in production.

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Hot Docs Festival Online - 2020

May 28, 2020

Over 135 official 2020 selections will screen as part of Hot Docs Festival Online. Ontario audiences will be able to watch doc premieres, enjoy pre-recorded filmmaker Q&As, and partake in virtual live events.

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Canadian Screen Awards 2020 - Virtual Presentation

May 25, 2020

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television will host a series of virtual presentations to reveal the winners of the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards, taking place Monday, May 25, 2020 through Thursday, May 28, 2020.

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ReelAbilities Film Festival - 2020

May 20, 2020

The ReelAbilities Film Festival Toronto will celebrate its fifth anniversary May 20-24, 2020 with a series of online screenings and Q&A's.

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Telefilm Canada’s COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund Virtual Town Hall

May 15, 2020

Telefilm will be hosting a virtual Town Hall with Christa Dickenson, Executive Director. The Town Hall will take place Friday, May 15 at 3:30 pm.

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CMPA COVID-19 Town Hall

May 13, 2020

Reynolds Mastin, President and CEO, invites CMPA members to join us next Wednesday, May 13 at 2:00 pm ET for a CMPA COVID-19 Town Hall webinar.

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Canada Media Fund support measures for independent producers

May 07, 2020

On Thursday, May 7 at 2:30 pm ET, the CMPA will host a webinar with representatives from the Canada Media Fund (CMF) for a discussion about how the funder has adapted to the COVID-19 crisis and its important work to assist the production community during this difficult time

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Telefilm Canada's response to the pandemic and support for the production industry

Apr 30, 2020

The CMPA will host a webinar with representatives from Telefilm Canada, speaking about how the funding agency is responding to the COVID-19 crisis and how they are working to assist the independent production community during this time.

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BC producer online meeting with CMPA-BC staff

Apr 29, 2020

CMPA-BC would like to invite all BC members to join local staff on Wednesday, April 29 at 10 am PT for a townhall-style online meeting to share updates on the current COVID-19 situation.

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Insurance, accounting and legal considerations for COVID-19 production shutdowns

Apr 24, 2020

The CMPA continues its series of COVID-19 webinars as we’ll be joined by three guests, who will discuss insurance, accounting, and legal considerations that producers should consider when ramping down production due to COVID-19.

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Updates to government support measures for independent producers

Apr 17, 2020

This Friday, April 17 at 12:00 pm ET, the CMPA will host the second in its series of COVID-19 webinars. This week we will again look at the federal government’s COVID-19 economic response package, including recent updates such as changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program, which were passed by parliament over the weekend.

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Understanding government support measures for independent producers

Apr 09, 2020

This Thursday, April 9 at 1:30 pm ET, the CMPA’s President and CEO Reynolds Mastin will host a webinar for members, focused on how producers can take advantage of recently announced federal government supports for individuals and businesses who have been affected by COVID-19.

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Kidscreen Summit - 2020

Feb 10, 2020

Kidscreen Summit is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event. In 2019, the conference welcomed more than 2,000 attendees from 50-plus countries.

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Digital Media at the Crossroads - 2020

Feb 07, 2020

The sixth annual DM@X Conference will take place on Friday, February 7, 2020 from 2 to 5 pm and Saturday, February 8, 2019, from 9 am to 5 pm.

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Prime Time 2020

Jan 29, 2020

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - For 25 years the CMPA’s Prime Time in Ottawa, has been the pre-eminent conference for leaders working in media production, broadcasting, television, and feature film in Canada.

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All Access Manitoba - 2020

Jan 13, 2020

All Access is an intimate three-day industry forum powered by On Screen Manitoba, the provincial industry association.

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C21's Content Academy - 2019

Dec 04, 2019

C21’s Content Academy’s mission is to deliver the best quality training to executives working within the international content business. They are offering a 3-day Formats 2020 workshop this year.

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Content London - 2019

Dec 03, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Content London features an unrivalled conference programme with over 250 speakers across more than 50 sessions.

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World Congress of Science and Factual Producers - 2019

Dec 02, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - From December 2-5, the world’s leading content creators and decision-makers working in science, history, natural history and other non-fiction media will gather in beautiful Tokyo, Japan, for Congress ’19; four days of inspiring sessions and dynamic networking and market events.

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CAVCO Info Session in the National Capital Region

Nov 27, 2019

The Canadian Audio-Visual Certification Office (CAVCO) invites you to join one of two upcoming information sessions (French or English).

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DGC/CMPA Meet Your Match: Producers & Directors - 2019

Nov 25, 2019

Join us on November 25th in Toronto for our fourth DGC/CMPA Meet Your Match event that brings producers together with new directing talent.

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Rights, royalties, permissions, and payments: The Benefits of registering with ISAN Canada

Nov 13, 2019

On Wednesday, November 13, we will be hosting a “Need to Know” webinar for CMPA members, featuring Rose St. Pierre from ISAN Canada. Please join us to learn more about how to register your AV works with ISAN Canada, and the benefits of doing so.

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Screen Forever - 2019

Nov 12, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Presented by Screen Producers Australia (SPA), SCREEN FOREVER is Australia’s premier screen industry event, taking place November 12-14, 2019 in Melbourne.

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Breakfast at TIFF: The Future of Our Provincial Ratings System

Nov 01, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The Ontario government recently wound down the Ontario Film Authority (OFA) — the administrative agency responsible for the province’s motion-picture ratings system. This session will provide a forum to consult on what film classification could look like in the future, while helping to chart the path forward.

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FactualWEST - 2019

Nov 01, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Returning for the fourth year on November 1 & 2, 2019 with an expanded two-day event, FactualWEST is a one-of-a-kind conference for producers and crew working in factual, lifestyle, reality and documentary television.

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Sustainable Production Forum - 2019

Nov 01, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The Sustainable Production Forum (SPF) consists of two days of connecting with industry professionals, learning about sustainable production practices, collaborating on solutions and finding new pathways to make a difference on set and in the motion picture industry.

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In Discussion with Impact Producers

Oct 30, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS: An Evening Panel Discussion with Impact Producers: Malinda Wink, Jackie Garrow, Katherine Dodds, Erin Sorenson and Sue Biely.

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2019 National Workshop Series: Discoverability for Screen Media Funding

Oct 30, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - CMPA is excited to partner with Magnify Digital on, Discoverability for Screen Media, a national workshop series designed to help creators make their content and funding applications stand out.

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Music and the Filmmaker: Partners in Storytelling

Oct 29, 2019

Must-attend for Canadian creative entrepreneurs looking to build innovative opportunities through the pairing of music with film and television production.

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Understanding & Unpacking Documentary Impact Distribution + Impact Campaigns

Oct 27, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Join Ring Five Impact Producers Christine Kleckner and Jackie Garrow for a day of illustrative case studies, cautionary tales, and interactive learning exercises.

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CMPA National Consultation - 2019

Oct 01, 2019

MEMBERS EXCLUSIVE - This fall, the CMPA will be engaging in a cross-Canada tour to hear from members on issues that matter to you.

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IO and CMPA Meet + Mix - 2019

Sep 26, 2019

Interactive Ontario and the CMPA are once again teaming up to host our third annual Meet + Mix event. Meet + Mix is a B2B meeting event and reception that brings together film & TV producers and interactive digital media producers in the hope of sparking new and innovative cross-sector collaborations.

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Calgary International Film Festival - Industry 2019

Sep 18, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The Calgary International Film Festival values our connection with film industry professionals from around the world, filmmakers, festival alumni, media, and the growing Alberta film community.

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Content Canada - 2019

Sep 10, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Content Canada is a two-day event dedicated to defining and delivering next generation content to screens across all platforms and territories.

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Trans Atlantic Partners (TAP) - 2019

Sep 09, 2019

Trans Atlantic Partners (TAP) is an established training and networking program for experienced film and TV producers from Europe, Canada and the U.S. Founded in 2009, TAP is the only program worldwide that is dedicated to trans-Atlantic co-production.

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TIFF 2019

Sep 05, 2019

Industry registration for TIFF 2019 is open! Access screenings, networking opportunities, Industry locations, and the renowned Industry Conference by selecting a pass that best meets your business needs.

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Diverse Representation in Interactive Media

Aug 15, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - At IO's August iLunch, a panel of interactive media producers and industry representatives will discuss how companies creating interactive digital media products can make space for and support diverse representation in their projects.

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NATPE Streaming+ - 2019

Jul 30, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - This must-attend, full day event navigates the market-wide disruption by delivering thought leaders from major and emerging platforms who will provide the competitive advantages necessary to grow and succeed.

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Finding Success at MIP Markets - Info Session 2019

Jul 25, 2019

The CMPA has scheduled an info session with Reed Midem, organizers of MIPCOM, MIPTV, and MIP CANCUN, to provide CMPA members with practical information about these events, including tools and strategies that producers can use to ensure their MIP attendance is successful.

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Just For Laughs ComedyPRO - 2019

Jul 24, 2019

Just For Laughs ComedyPRO is the most important annual global gathering of the biggest players in the comedy world.

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T.O. WebFest 2019

Jul 11, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Since 2014, the IWCC presents their annual digital content festival, T.O. WEBFEST, to support, connect, promote and celebrate independent content creators from Canada and around the world.

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Produced By Conference - 2019

Jun 09, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Network with Oscar-winning filmmakers, Emmy-winning showrunners and the next generation of creative entrepreneurs
during a full weekend of panels, sessions, workshops and networking events.

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Banff World Media Festival - 2019

Jun 09, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Located in Banff, Alberta, Canada, the Banff World Media Festival is a marketplace and conference designed to help you create new development and production opportunities.

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ReelAbilities Toronto presents an Industry Workshop with AMI

Jun 01, 2019

Join Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) media accessibility specialist, Simone Cupid, as she explains the art of Integrated Described Video (IDV) and provides media accessibility tips and feedback.

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DGC/CMPA Meet Your Match: Producers & Designers

May 13, 2019

Building off the success of the DGC/CMPA Meet Your Match series, we are bringing producers and designers together in a "speed-dating" networking event in hopes of facilitating new connections.

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The Toronto Screenwriting Conference - 2019

May 04, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The Toronto Screenwriting Conference (TSC) is a two-day weekend event that brings together screen-based industry professionals and offers them advanced level of skills development and networking unparalleled by any other screenwriting event on the continent.

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DOXA Documentary Film Festival - 2019

May 02, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - DOXA Industry brings together a diverse community of filmmakers and industry professionals to discuss the art and craft of non-fiction storytelling.

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Need to Know: Accessing Talent - Inclusion as a Competitive Advantage

May 01, 2019

Live-streamed online, Need to Know is a chance for members to access up-to-the-minute information that supports their businesses. An inclusive workforce ensures the greatest possible talent pool, and diversity among creators leads to innovation, widens audiences and builds a stronger industry.

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Hot Docs Festival & Industry Conference - 2019

Apr 25, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, offers an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences of more than 200,000.

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CMF Webcast on Changes to 2019-2020 Programs

Apr 09, 2019

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) will hold a webcast to provide an overview of changes to the 2019-2020 programs budget, guidelines and deadlines.

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Producing Dramatic Film - LIFT

Feb 25, 2019

Hone your producing skills in this two-evening crash course in producing independent film. In this workshop, participants learn the process of taking a dramatic film project from development to delivery from a producer’s perspective.

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Kidscreen Summit - 2019

Feb 11, 2019

Kidscreen Summit is renowned as the kids entertainment industry’s most important annual event. In 2018, the conference welcomed more than 2,000 attendees from 50-plus countries. Top executives attend Kidscreen Summit to take advantage of the year’s best business networking, and to engage in critical dialogue on issues that affect the industry.

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Need to Know: Admin Fees 101

Feb 06, 2019

Live-streamed online, Need to Know is a chance for members to access up-to-the-minute information that supports their businesses. This live-streamed webinar will focus on the various member dues and administration fees that are payable to the CMPA.

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Prime Time 2019

Jan 30, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The CMPA’s Prime Time in Ottawa conference is a national networking event for some 600 of Canada’s most prominent business leaders from the feature film, television, interactive media, broadcasting and telecommunications industries.

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Digital Media at the Crossroads - 2019

Jan 25, 2019

DM@X is a conference organized by five university faculties with programs focused on key aspects of the digital future of the cultural industries.

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Jumpwire Half Day Seminar on Social Media Best Practices

Jan 18, 2019

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - David de Souza’s presentation will highlight best practices for the top social platforms and case studies to illustrate how social media can help people who work in the creative industries to reach their professional goals.

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Congress '18

Nov 27, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Registration is now open for Congress ’18, presented by the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers!  The world’s leading content creators and decision-makers working in science, history, natural history and other non-fiction media will gather in beautiful Brisbane, Australia, for 4 days of valuable workshops, inspiring sessions, and dynamic networking and market events. 

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C21 International Drama Summit 2018

Nov 27, 2018

Undoubtedly the most significant annual gathering of the global scripted community. Unrivaled three-day conference with a screenings program, co-production marketplace, networking cocktails, drama awards and much more.

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Accessing Talent: Inclusion as a Competitive Advantage

Nov 23, 2018

An inclusive workforce ensures the greatest possible talent pool, and diversity among creators leads to innovation, widens audiences and builds a stronger industry.

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IO Keynote Speaker Series - Patrick Lauzon on Building an Audience

Nov 21, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - At this keynote presentation, Patrick Lauzon will offer strategies based on his extensive background in Canada’s media industry.

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DGC/CMPA Meet Your Match

Nov 12, 2018

Join us on November 12 in Toronto for our third DGC/CMPA Meet Your Match event that brings producers together with new directing talent.

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iVentures 2018

Nov 06, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - iVentures, Interactive Ontario's fall annual fall conference, connects business leaders in the interactive digital media (IDM) industries with each other and with business leaders in overlapping sectors.

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FactualWEST

Nov 03, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - FactualWEST is a one-of-a-kind, one day conference for mid-career and senior creators, producers and crew working in factual, lifestyle, reality and documentary television.

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Breakfast at TIFF: Music Video Evolution

Nov 02, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - This session of Breakfast at TIFF coincides with the launch of the Music Video Production Project (MVP Project), a new fund from RBC and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

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BC Books on Screen

Oct 29, 2018

In partnership with the Association of Book Publishers of BC (ABPBC), CMPA-BC is organizing Books on Screen, a publisher-producer B2B event to be held on Monday, October 29, 2018.

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interNATIONal Networking Day

Oct 19, 2018

imagineNATIVE is looking to for Canadian content agents, producers and exhibitors interested in
collaborating with Indigenous screen and music creatives on new and upcoming projects as part of the
first InternNATIONal Networking Day, October 19, 2018.

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MIPCOM

Oct 15, 2018

MIPCOM brings together the world’s top TV and digital content executives for four days of meetings, screenings and conferences.

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Ottawa International Animation Festival + The Animation Conference (TAC)

Sep 26, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - From September 26-30, 2018 downtown Ottawa will once again be the stage where you can enjoy the world's most cutting-edge, thoughtful, funny and provocative animation films while mingling with many of animation's most celebrated stars, studios and characters.

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Need to Know: Anti-Harassment Tools & Resources for Producers

Sep 25, 2018

Marguerite Pigott (Vice-President, Outreach & Strategic Initiatives) will guide you through the tools and resources the CMPA has created for members relating to anti-harassment, discrimination, and bullying.

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CMPA-BC Export Market Preparation Workshop

Sep 24, 2018

Thinking of attending MIPCOM, AFM, Content London or other markets? Prepare for the fall markets and conferences with this export readiness workshop.

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Content Canada

Sep 12, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - C21Media is proudly launching its inaugural Content Canada conference during TIFF, with TIFF as an event collaborator. Taking place on September 12, 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto, the one-day event will see Catherine Tait, the newly appointed president of CBC/Radio-Canada, making her first industry address.

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CMF Industry Consultation

Sep 10, 2018

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) embarks on a cross-country consultation as part of a comprehensive consultation process. The process comprises a number of components, including focus groups in 18 cities (in all provinces and territories) and industry working groups.

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IO & CMPA Meet + Mix

Aug 28, 2018

Based on the success of our first Meet + Mix in 2017, Interactive Ontario and the CMPA are once again hosting this stellar networking opportunity for film & TV producers and interactive digital media producers to network in order to spark new and innovative collaborations.

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National Roadshow - Broadcast and Telecommunications Review

Jul 30, 2018

The CMPA is launching a national roadshow to hear from members on issues that could determine key elements of the future of independent production in Canada. We are traveling across Canada to hear from you, and hope you will participate when we come to your city. 

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JFL ComedyPRO

Jul 25, 2018

JFL ComedyPRO is the most important annual global gathering of the biggest players in the comedy world that explores all facets of comedy.

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Stareable Fest

Jul 20, 2018

Stareable Fest is a three day celebration of excellence in independent television, July 20–22, 2018 in Tribeca NYC, brought to you by the largest community of web series creators, Stareable.com.

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Frontières International Co-Production Market

Jul 19, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - FRONTIÈRES is an international co-production market and networking platform specifically focused on genre film financing and co-production between Europe and North America.

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Need to Know - The Global OTT Marketplace

Jun 26, 2018

FREE FOR MEMBERS - Join international OTT content/licensing expert Wendy Bernfeld of Rights Stuff BV for the return of our member exclusive Need to Know sessions! Live-streamed online, Need to Know is a chance for members to access up-to-the-minute market knowledge with industry experts.

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Toronto Screenwriting Conference

Jun 23, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR CMPA MEMBERS- The Toronto Screenwriting Conference (TSC) is a two-day weekend event that brings together screen-based industry professionals and offers them advanced level of skills development and networking unparalleled by any other screenwriting event on the continent.

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SelectUSA Investment Summit

Jun 20, 2018

Members are invited to participate in the SelectUSA Investment Summit, to be held June 20 - 22, 2018 in Washington, D.C. SelectUSA offers a unique opportunity for any Canadian company interested in expanding into the United States and learning more about how to maximize their success south of the border.

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Produced By 2018

Jun 09, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR CMPA MEMBERS - Reaching across film, television and new media, the Produced By Conference is an educational forum conducted by acclaimed producers, including numerous Oscar and Emmy award winners, as well as the next generation of creative entrepreneurs. 

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CBC Info Session & Pitch Fest

Jun 08, 2018

CBC executives from Scripted Drama, Comedy, Unscripted and CBC Kids, representing both television and digital platforms, will be in Vancouver next month to hold an information session for writers, creators and producers as well as take 70 one-on-one pitch meetings.

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True North Confrence

May 29, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR CMPA MEMBERS - True North is a ground-breaking conference that will bring together 2,000+ visionaries, leading influencers, innovators and policymakers for an honest and critical conversation about how we reaffirm tech as a force for good in the world.

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T.O. WebFest

May 25, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR CMPA MEMBERS - Hundreds of podcasters, vloggers and web series creators will gather from across Canada and around the world to screen their series and partake in the festival’s panel programming.

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Tom Schlesinger's Dramedy Workshop

Apr 28, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR CMPA MEMBERS - Learn the key storytelling secrets to write, produce and edit dramatic comedies that reach vast audiences on heartfelt levels. And network with other film and TV industry professionals in a relaxed atmosphere. CMPA members receive 20% OFF registration under the "Guild Member" category.

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Hot Docs Festival and Industry Conference

Apr 26, 2018

DISCOUNT FOR CMPA MEMBERS - Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, offers an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences of more than 200,000. The 2018 Hot Docs Festival will run April 26 to May 6, 2018.

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