• In today's media landscape, producing content can be challenging. The CMPA has one goal... your success!
    Work with us to ensure a prosperous future for Canada's independent production sector and for Canadian content.
  • The CMPA represents just over 300 companies that create the best of film, TV and digital content across Canada.

    Each year our members create 1000s of hours of original content - across all genres - from drama to comedy, documentary to youth.

  • We actively promote a competitive, diverse and dynamic industry to provide opportunities for our members' creative and commercial success.

    The CMPA lobbies government and regulators on rights, finance, labour agreements, policy and other business issues.

  • One-stop shopping. The Producer area contains industry information, tools,
    and resources for emerging and established production professionals.
    Canada is open for business. The Industry Partners area provides information for non-producers
    working in the production industry and for those wishing to work with our members.
    What's going on. Visit the Media area for the latest CMPA
    and industry news, events, and other media-related information.

    Why Join the CPMA?

    Join esteemed professionals and help us shape your future. Our collective voice gives us strength and the ability to influence change. Join us to ensure you are represented.

    Be Heard

    December 6, 2016

    Lionsgate Television Group President Sandra Stern to Give Prime Time Opening Keynote

    The CMPA today announced that Sandra Stern, President of the Lionsgate Television Group, will deliver the opening keynote at the 22nd edition of Prime Time in Ottawa which will take place February 1-3, 2017, at The Westin with an esteemed lineup of business, innovation and thought leaders from the film, TV and digital industries. Read more→

    November 25, 2016

    Canada’s Independent Media Producers Outline their Vision for Canadian Content in a Digital World

    Today the CMPA released its blueprint for a thriving screen-based production sector in Canada with its submission to the Canadian Content in a Digital World consultations, overseen by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. Read more→

    November 22, 2016

    Prime Time in Ottawa Attracts Top Business and Thought Leaders in North America

    The CMPA announced Prime Time in Ottawa’s 22nd edition will return to the Westin Hotel from February 1-3, 2017 with an esteemed line up of business, innovation and thought leaders from the film, TV and digital industries. Read more→

    November 22, 2016

    CMPA Appoints Erin Finlay as Chief Legal Officer

    The CMPA today announced the appointment of Erin Finlay as the CMPA’s new Chief Legal Officer. A member of the Senior Leadership Team, Erin will report to President and CEO Reynolds Mastin and provide legal advice and strategic direction for the Association and its members on a number of key files. Read more→

    October 19, 2016

    CMPA Delegation to the Hong Kong Filmart and Beijing

    Apply now - deadline is November 16! Up to 12 CMPA members will be invited to participate in a Canadian producer and industry partner delegation travelling to Hong Kong Filmart and Beijing from March 11-17, 2017. Read more >>>

    September 21, 2016

    Canada’s French and English-language media producers announce joint effort to address evolving industry

    Today, board members from the l’Association québecoise de la production médiatique (AQPM) and the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) gathered for a joint meeting to discuss key issues facing independent producers across Canada. Read more >>>

    September 19, 2016

    CMPA launches Prime Time in Ottawa 2017

    The CMPA today announced the registration launch of its annual conference, Prime Time in Ottawa (PTiO), taking place February 1-3, 2017 in the nation’s capital. Read more >>>

    September 13, 2016

    Canadian producers champion Heritage Minister’s Canadian content consultations

    The CMPA today signalled its enthusiasm for the upcoming consultations on Canadian Content in a Digital World, announced by the Hon. Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage earlier this morning. Read more >>>

    September 8, 2016

    Roger Frappier and Hany Ouichou win CMPA Feature Film Producer Awards at TIFF

    Today, the CMPA announced the 2016 winners of its prestigious Feature Film Producer Awards, as part of the opening of the 41stToronto International Film Festival. Read more >>>