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CMPA International Co-Production Accelerator Program - Feature film stream

Oct 06, 2021

The CMPA is working with renowned international consultant Jan Miller to offer the International Co-production Accelerator Program (ICAP). This flagship initiative will facilitate international cooperation between Canadian and international companies for the creation of feature films and drama series. The driving force of this initiative is to create project partnerships and long-lasting business relationships between Canadian and international production companies.

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imagineNATIVE - 2021

Oct 19, 2021

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.

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Sustainable Production Forum (SPF) - 2021

Oct 25, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The Sustainable Production Forum (SPF) is a one of a kind conference centering around sustainability in the media sector. This annual event gathers talent, crew members, studio executives, industry leaders, and climate activists alike and aims to engage everyone in making sustainable choices on the road to decarbonization.

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American Film Market - 2021

Nov 02, 2021

The American Film Market is the most efficient film acquisition, development and networking event in the world. Unlike a festival, AFM is a marketplace where production and distribution deals are closed.

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Hamilton Film Festival - 2021

Nov 06, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The 16th annual Hamilton Film Festival is Hamilton's largest and longest running film festivals with roots that go back 20 years. HFF is a Top 100 reviewed festival, out of 10,000 worldwide film festivals.

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Plackback Film Summit - 2021

Nov 09, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Playback, Canada’s leading screen business publication, is launching a new virtual event and marketplace to bolster and celebrate the Canadian independent feature film industry and serve as an ignition point for new projects and partnerships. Two days of expert panels, pre-set meetings and networking will focus on the present and future of the film development, financing and production ecosystem.

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World Congress of Science and Factual Producers - 2021

Nov 30, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Attend the virtual World Congress of Science and Factual Producers, where leading international creators of science, history and natural history content with top broadcasters, OTT platforms and digital publishers from around the world come together to explore future trends in factual production and distribution.

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Whistler Film Festival - 2021

Dec 01, 2021

WFF21 will continue to reach new, engaged audiences across Canada through our virtual platform for the entire month of December.

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CMPA International Co-Production Accelerator Program - Drama series stream

Jan 12, 2022

The CMPA is working with renowned international consultant Jan Miller to offer the International Co-production Accelerator Program (ICAP). This flagship initiative will facilitate international cooperation between Canadian and international companies for the creation of feature films and drama series. The driving force of this initiative is to create project partnerships and long-lasting business relationships between Canadian and international production companies.

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Green Week - One Stop Business Workshop

Oct 19, 2021

Green Week, a One Stop Business Workshop series presented by CBC, CAVCO, and CMPA. The Green Week series is open to anyone interested in learning about sustainable film production. All experience levels are welcome!

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St. John's International Women's Film Festival - 2021

Oct 13, 2021

The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (SJIWFF) is one of the longest running women’s film festivals in the world. Established in 1989 with a bold vision of supporting and promoting the creative work of women in screen-based industries from around the world, the Festival has grown from a single evening of screenings to the province’s flagship film festival.

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MIPCOM 2021

Oct 11, 2021

MIPCOM is an international market dedicated to financing, co-production, acquisitions and sales of audiovisual content on all platforms Preceded by MIPJUNIOR (October 9 and 10, 2021).

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Calgary International Film Festival - 2021

Sep 23, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The first Calgary International Film Festival (CIFF) was held in 2000 for six days, and was attended by 8,000 people. Now, attendance had more than quadrupled to over 35,000 for the expanded 11-day festival. Calgary International Film Festival is now the largest film festival in Alberta and is the sixth-largest in Canada.

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The Ottawa International Animation Festival - 2021

Sep 22, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) is one of the world’s leading animation events providing screenings, exhibits, workshops and entertainment since 1976. OIAF is an annual five-day event bringing art and industry together in a vibrant hub.

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FIN Partners - 2021

Sep 20, 2021

FIN Partners is a one-of-a-kind co-production/co-financing market, with a full agenda of pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings between producers and potential investors, broadcasters, distributors and sales agents, as well as cutting-edge roundtable sessions, panels and keynote speakers.

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Kyiv Media Week - 2021

Sep 14, 2021

Join the discussion between Ukrainian and international film and TV business top execs, digital content masterminds, representatives of other creative industries.

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International Financing Forum (IFF) - 2021

Sep 12, 2021

iff is Ontario Creates’ feature film co-financing and co-production event during the Toronto International Film Festival for independent producers and industry executives developing and financing English language projects for the world market. Selected international and Canadian producers are brought together with international sales agents, US distributors, equity financiers, agents and executive producers for brokered meetings and exclusive networking opportunities.

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TIFF 2021

Sep 09, 2021

The 46th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival features 10 days of exceptional international and Canadian cinema with over 100 films in its Official Selection, unparalleled events featuring acclaimed industry guests, and TIFF’s Industry Conference.

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Achieving Equity for Asian Canadians in Media

Sep 01, 2021

Join us for a virtual event featuring a panel discussion about seeking sovereignty and equity as Asian Canadians working in the Canadian screen industry.

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Series Mania Forum - 2021

Aug 26, 2021

Series Mania Forum packs three days with opportunities for industry professionals to pitch ideas and attend panels and networking events. Producers, distributors, directors, and screenwriters all gather at this event promoting exchanges of ideas and creativity.

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CMPA Summer Fund Fair

Aug 24, 2021

On Tuesday, August 24 at 12:00 pm ET / 9:00 am PT, the CMPA’s STAR Producer Program will host a virtual Summer Fund Fair. Producers will have an opportunity to hear directly from national and provincial funds and network in roundtable discussions.

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Just For Laughs ComedyPRO - 2021

Jul 28, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - ComedyPRO, the most elite comedy industry conference that unites the world’s prominent players will be 100% digital this summer, running from July 28-31.

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Producing for virtual productions

Jul 21, 2021

On Wednesday, July 21, the CMPA will host a webinar to kick off the production module of the CMPA STAR Producer Program. This webinar will offer members the opportunity to gain a significant understanding of new virtual production technology and techniques through a wide-ranging overview webinar. 

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Marché du Film - 2021

Jul 06, 2021

The Cannes Film Market ranks as the largest film market in the world. Each year, the Film Market opens its doors to welcome and bring together industry professionals from around the world.

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Have your say: Export support for Canada’s creative industries

Jun 25, 2021

The Department of Canadian Heritage and Global Affairs Canada are seeking your views on how to strengthen export support to Canada’s creative industries. The Government of Canada’s current mechanism for supporting creative exports, the Creative Export Strategy, will expire in March 2023. In this context, input is sought from businesses and organizations operating in the creative sector in Canada.

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Sunny Side of the Doc - 2021

Jun 21, 2021

Sunny Side of the Doc 2021 unlocks the transformative potential of storytelling and leads the way to new creative forms and models of documentary production/distribution able to illuminate deeper democratic truths.

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PiXii Festival - 2021

Jun 19, 2021

Over six days, from 19-24 June 2021, PiXii Festival features an amazing exhibition of the most innovative stories and digital installations created through new convergences of documentary, culture and immersive technologies.

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BANFF World Media Festival - 2021

Jun 14, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - BANFF 2021 continues June 21-July 16, premiering a curated series of live and interactive panels, Master Classes, In Conversations, 30 Minutes With buyer mandates as well as an array programmed and serendipitous networking formats.

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makers pop-up Virtual Conference

Jun 09, 2021

makers June pop-up is a 2-day virtual conference for the creative community exploring the merger of technology with storytelling. No longer hype, key technology advances from AI to Virtual Production and Cloud are delivering genuine creative and business benefits to production.

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STAR webinar: Cross-border success - How to execute effective international co-production projects

Jun 08, 2021

Drawing on their professional experiences, four Canadian producers with wide and varied production backgrounds will provide practical advice to help attendees map out successful international co-production projects.

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One Stop Business Workshop - 2021

Jun 01, 2021

CBC, CAVCO, and CMPA are hosting the second One Stop Business Workshop, a series of FREE virtual information sessions that 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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Inside Out LGBT Film Festival - 2021

May 27, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - 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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A Produced By Conversation with PGA Award and Oscar nominee Christina Oh

May 20, 2021

Join the PGA for a conversation and live Q&A with Christina Oh (Producer, "Minari"). Moderated by Janet W. Lee.

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Workplace vaccinations, paid sick days, and managing the next stage of the pandemic

May 13, 2021

Accelerating COVID-19 vaccination efforts across the country, and the implementation of new paid sick day policies in some jurisdictions, have generated questions from producers regarding their rights and responsibilities as employers. On Thursday, May 13 at 12:00 pm ET/9:00 am PT, the CMPA will host a webinar for members to discuss employer considerations regarding workplace vaccination policies and paid sick days.

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DOXA Industry - 2021

May 13, 2021

DOXA Industry brings together a diverse community of filmmakers and industry professionals to discuss the art and craft of non-fiction storytelling. Through a series of workshops, roundtable discussions, masterclasses and networking events, we invite filmmakers at all levels of experience to engage in vital conversations while building the skills and connections needed to propel their projects forward.

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CSA Members Lounge - 2021

May 10, 2021

This year’s Members Lounge invites the industry to celebrate and learn from our boldest leaders that are paving the way, seizing opportunity, and moving forward with integrity, diversity, and authenticity.

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Hot Docs Festival - 2021

Apr 29, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Hot Docs, North America's largest documentary festival, conference and market, will present its  28th annual  edition online from April 29-May 9, 2021, during which a full roster of industry conference sessions, market programs and networking events will be held for Canadian and international delegates

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Co-production 101: An introduction on the basics of co-production and co-development featuring Telefilm and CMF

Apr 28, 2021

To kickoff module two of the STAR Producer Program, we will host a discussion aimed at early-career producers interested in learning more about the “how’s and whys” of co-production and co-development projects.

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Digital MIPTV - 2021

Apr 12, 2021

The  58th MIPTV will take place entirely online from 12-16 April 2021. Procuring meetings for delegates will be the focus of Digital MIPTV, where the programme will feature a robust offer of pre-scheduled one-to-one matchmaking.

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WIFT webinar - Women in View On Screen Report

Mar 25, 2021

Join moderator Tracey Deer, Chair of the Board of Directors for WIV, in conversation on this year’s findings with the report’s co-authors Jill Golick and Nathalie Younglai, Founder of BIPOC TV & Film.

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The Role of the Showrunner - Breaking the Mould

Mar 23, 2021

Join the first 2021 edition of Media Xchange's webinar series for a new set of stimulating discussions. Providing inspiration, by comparing and contrasting the best practices shared by Showrunners of successful limited and returning drama series worldwide.

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IFFO Screen Summit - 2021

Mar 11, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The IFFO Screen Summit is an event dedicated to strengthening and inspiring Ottawa's growing screen-based industries while addressing topics relevant to all Canadian industry professionals. The Summit will feature informative presentations, talks and networking events.

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Canada – Germany Audiovisual Business Development Days

Mar 01, 2021

The Embassy of Canada in Germany (Trade Commissioner Service) has partnered with the CMPA to offer virtual business development opportunities to members around Berlinale and EFM.

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Berlinale - 2021

Mar 01, 2021

The industry platforms European Film Market, Berlinale Co-Production Market, Berlinale Talents and the World Cinema Fund will kick off the 71st Berlinale in March with an online offering.

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Kingston Canadian Film Festival - 2021

Feb 26, 2021

The 2021 Kingston Canadian Film Festival (KCFF) returns for their 21st edition, running digitally from February 26-March 7. 

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Actsafe Entertainment Safety Conference - 2021

Feb 26, 2021

Actsafe’s Entertainment Safety Conference (formerly Event Safety Conference) brings together a broad range of stakeholders from the motion picture, television and commercial industries.

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Diversity & Inclusion Workshop for Storytellers in Media - 2021

Feb 17, 2021

The Pacific Screenwriting Program (PSP) has partnered with the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion (CCDI) to offer an online two session (four hours total) Diversity and Inclusion Workshop tailored to the needs of storytellers in media.

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Screen Forever - 2021

Feb 16, 2021

Presented by Screen Producers Australia (SPA), SCREEN FOREVER is Australia’s premier screen industry event. For over 30 years, the conference has championed the talent, passion and achievements of the Australian screen industry.

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Kidscreen Summit Virtual - 2021

Feb 08, 2021

Kidscreen Summit Virtual will kick off with a market week that’s focused on bringing the industry together to connect and do business

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Prime Time Online 2021

Jan 28, 2021

For 25 years the CMPA’s Prime Time event in Ottawa has been the pre-eminent meeting place for leaders and trendsetters focused on media production, broadcasting, television, and feature film in Canada. This year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re going virtual.

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Digital Media at the Crossroads - 2021

Jan 22, 2021

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - An annual conference of interest to all students and professionals in digital media. The seventh annual DM@X Conference will be a National Two-Day ZOOM Conference!

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All Access - 2021

Jan 18, 2021

All Access is an intimate three-day industry forum powered by On Screen Manitoba, the provincial media production industry association. It takes place in Winnipeg, Canada and is the only Canadian media production industry forum that provides programming for both English and in French language markets within a single event.

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International Roadmap Program

Jan 07, 2021

The CMPA has collaborated with Creatives Loop’s International Road Map for Independent Producers program to offer CMPA members a tailored strategy to develop and sell their properties in the international marketplace. The program takes place over an eight-week period and provides access to international broadcasters, distributors, sales agents, production partners in 29 territories and in all genres.

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Sweat & Hustle: Damon D’Oliveira on optioning books for the screen

Dec 16, 2020

Our kickoff event of the STAR Producer Program will feature an “in conversation” with Damon D’Oliveira (Conquering Lion Pictures), discussing his experience optioning books such as Lawrence Hill’s Book of Negroes and David Chariandy’s novel, Brother.

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World Congress of Science & Factual Producers - 2020

Dec 08, 2020

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - From December 8-10, 2020, the world’s leading content creators and decision-makers working in science, history, natural history and other non-fiction media will gather online for Congress ’20.

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Climate & Sustainable Production Training - 2020

Dec 03, 2020

Climate & Sustainable Production Education is an essential step towards environmental stewardship. The Ontario Green Screen initiative is now offering Climate and Sustainable Production training to all film workers in Ontario.

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ICFF 2020 - Industry Day

Dec 02, 2020

The Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) invites all producers to take part in the ICFF 2020 - Industry Day, which will feature two core programming strands: Co-Production and Virtual Reality. 

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Whistler Film Festival (WFF) - 2020

Dec 01, 2020

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) has unveiled plans to celebrate its 20th anniversary virtually over 20 days from December 1 to 20, 2020.

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Music Rights 101 for Film and Television

Nov 26, 2020

To be successful at licensing music for film and television, it is important to understand the underlying copyright principles and the practical considerations for owners and licensees.

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Canada & Denmark: Partners in Digital Interactive Storytelling - webinar

Nov 25, 2020

An online partnering session for Canadian and Danish digital games developers to learn about the Canada-Denmark Co-Development Incentive for Digital Media Projects and meet new international co-production partners in visual and interactive storytelling.

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Safe production practices in the era of COVID-19

Nov 19, 2020

On Thursday, November 19 at 3:30 pm ET/12:30pm PT, the CMPA will host a webinar to provide practical health and safety guidance for productions going to camera during the ongoing pandemic.

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MPPIA Equity & Inclusion Industry Town Hall Panel

Nov 19, 2020

The Motion Picture Production Industry Assn. of BC (MPPIA) is pleased to present its inaugural Equity & Inclusion Town Hall panel session: The Way Forward, Why Here, Why Now – Perspectives.

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Content London On Demand - 2020

Nov 16, 2020

DISCOUNT FOR MEMBERS - Content London On Demand will publish online between November 16 and December 4, focusing on the programming and strategies that will define the content business in 2021.

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Reel Asian International Film Festival - 2020

Nov 12, 2020

The 24th edition of Reel Asian is going online, and for the first time ever across Canada this November 12 – 19! The Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival is a unique showcase of contemporary Asian cinema and work from the Asian diaspora.

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American Film Market (AFM) - 2020

Nov 09, 2020

The American Film Market is the most efficient film acquisition, development and networking event in the world. Unlike a festival, AFM is a marketplace where production and distribution deals are closed. For the 2020 edition, AFM will take place online.

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The Finalé/Picture Shop Producer's Panel Series

Nov 07, 2020

The Finalé/Picture Shop Producer's Panel Series presented by WIFTV goes online this winter November 7 - December 5, 2020, with 5 panels examining all aspects of production, from Development to Distribution, with an additional panel to explore Pathways to Representation.

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FactualWEST - 2020

Nov 06, 2020

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

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Export Seminar for Creative Industries

Oct 28, 2020

Canadian Heritage will be hosting a new creative export seminar, which will be delivered virtually. This new seminar will address challenges that exporting SMEs in the creative industries face in the COVID-19 environment.

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Film Incentive BC - Info Session

Oct 21, 2020

Creative BC’s tax credit team will be hosting a livestream event highlighting key points of the Film Incentive BC (FIBC) tax credit program.

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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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Windrush Caribbean Film Festival - 2020

Oct 17, 2020

WCFF will run for six days as a digital festival of screenings, discussions and master classes. Under various themes including race immigration and social justice, it will celebrate the contributions and impact of the Windrush generation on life in the UK today.

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St. John's International Women's Film Festival - 2020

Oct 14, 2020

The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival (SJIWFF) is one of the longest running women’s film festivals in the world. For SJIWFF31, the majority of this year’s event will be held virtually, from October 14 to the 18.

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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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CFC BLOCKO!

Oct 14, 2020

CFC BLOCKO! is a seven-part series and call to action piece from acclaimed creator Charles Officer (Akilla’s Escape), produced by Canesugar Mediaworks. This short documentary series features personal conversations with six Black CFC alumni, as well as CFC Founder Norman Jewison, who span generations but share a common language – speaking truth to power.

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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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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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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. The 2020 edition will be virtual.

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Odessa International Film Festival - 2020

Sep 25, 2020

Odessa International Film Festival is the festival which has one of the largest audiences in Eastern Europe. It is an annual film festival held in cinema capital of Ukraine – Odessa.

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Digital Marketing for Media Webinar Series

Sep 24, 2020

The National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI) has partnered with Annelise Larson of Storypreneurs Unite to present a new online marketing course. The eight-part series, which you can begin today, aims to help creators find and engage an audience for their projects.

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Telefilm webinar - Development Stream for Racialized Persons (Black and People of Colour)

Sep 23, 2020

This webinar will provide you with an overview of the Development Stream for Racialized Persons (Black and People of Colour), a walk-through of the application process (via Dialogue) and answer any questions you might have about this new stream before the opening date on October 5.

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Ottawa International Animation Festival - 2020

Sep 23, 2020

Every September, the Ottawa International Animation Festival presents the world’s most cutting-edge, quirky and important animation and transforms Ottawa into the centre of the animation universe.

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CION Cinema Summit - 2020

Sep 21, 2020

CION and Cinéfest Sudbury present Cinema Summit 2020: a series of online panels, discussions, and networking opportunities to strengthen the industry in Northern Ontario.

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Kyiv Media Week - 2020

Sep 14, 2020

The 10th annual Kyiv Media week (KMW) will be going online. During the international marathon, trends will be analyzed as well as the future prospects for the Ukrainian and global audiovisual industry.

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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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CaribbeanTales International Film Festival - 2020

Sep 09, 2020

The CaribbeanTales International Film Festival (CTFF) celebrates its 15th year in 2020. CTFF celebrates the talents of established and emerging filmmakers of Caribbean and African heritage who practice their art across the Caribbean Diaspora worldwide.

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Content Canada - 2020 Digital Summit

Sep 08, 2020

Throughout the month of September, Content Canada’s Digital Summit will publish a collection of dynamic content that puts the Canadian business in perspective, and amplifies its mission to the world.

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The Future of Equity in Film - Future of Film Showcase

Sep 02, 2020

The 2020 Future of Film Showcase Industry Panel will take an interactive look at the Canadian film industry and where current systems disempower filmmakers from racialized and Indigenous communities.

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Canadian film festivals in the COVID era

Aug 20, 2020

The CMPA will host a webinar to help producers prepare for the upcoming festival season. The session will cover information about how to get the most out of a virtual festival experience, as well as details about how some of Canada’s biggest film festivals have pivoted, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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