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    April 14, 2014

    Canada's Independent Producers Congratulate the Governor General for Celebrating Canadian Feature Films

    On behalf of film producers from coast to coast, the CMPA expresses its most sincere appreciation to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, for launching Rideau Hall Movie Nights Read more >>>

    April 9, 2014

    CMPA Oral Remarks re: BNOC CRTC 2014-26

    CMPA Oral Remarks re: Rogers Broadcasting Limited et al Renewals Read more >>>

    March 20, 2014

    CMPA Appoints New Vice-President, Outreach and Strategic Initiatives

    The CMPA is delighted to announce that Marguerite Pigott has been appointed to the position of Vice-President, Outreach and Strategic Initiatives, reporting directly to CMPA President and CEO Michael Hennessy. Read more >>>

    March 11, 2014

    Digital Orphans: Investment in Cancon pays Dividends at CSA and Abroad

    According to the annual Profile report produced by Nordicity under the auspices of the Government of Canada, CMPA and AQPM, almost $6B was generated in production activity in Canada in 2012/13. Read more >>>

    February 24, 2014

    Indie Producers Embrace New Canada-India Coproduction Agreement

    The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) congratulates the Government of Canada for signing an Audiovisual Coproduction Agreement (Agreement) with the Republic of India. Read more >>>

    February 11, 2014

    The Genesis of Canadian Success in Branded Entertainment

    Branded Entertainment is seldom understood outside the marketing industry, yet it could pave the way to greater collaboration in the creation and financing of original Canadian screen content. The second white paper in a three-part study, released today by the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) as a prelude to discussions at their annual conference Prime Time in Ottawa next week. Read more >>>

    January 30, 2014

    Opening Remarks by the CMPA To Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications

    Pursuant to the Study to examine the challenges faced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in relation to the changing environment of broadcasting and communications. Read more >>>

    January 29, 2014

    Profile 2013 - State of the Canadian On-Screen Production Industry

    According to the latest figures released today in Profile 2013: An Economic Report on the Screen-Based Production Industry in Canada, the Canadian film and television production industry showed a minor dip from 2011/12 to 2012/13, with an overall decrease in production volume of 0.8% to $5.82 billion. Read more >>>

    January 27, 2014

    Digital Orphans blog: More Implications of CRTC Policy Review on Future of TV

    It appears that the CRTC policy review on the future of TV in Canada will be a process anchored by the interests of consumers. Read more >>>

    January 14, 2014

    CMPA Submission re: BNOC CRTC 2013-558

    CMPA Comments on the Commission’s approach to tangible benefits and determining the value of the transaction. Read more >>>