The CMPA lobbies federal and provincial regulators to ensure that the interests of our members are considered.
Each year our members create 1000s of hours of original content - across all genres - from drama to comedy, documentary to youth.
The CMPA lobbies government and regulators on rights, finance, labour agreements, policy and other business issues.
Branded Entertainment is a lucrative $44 billion a year industry south of the border. But a new study, released today by the CMPA at the Merging Media conference in Vancouver, suggests the production landscape is also ripe here for Canadian content creators. Read more >>>
In yesterday’s Speech from the Throne (SFT) the Government signaled its intent to ensure all Canadian cable/satellite and DTH (cable) subscribers have an à la carte or pick and pay option in their cable offerings. Read more >>>
The CMPA is delighted to announce Jennifer Jonas as the winner of the 8th annual $10,000 CMPA Producer’s Award. Read more >>>
Award-winning Canadian producer Daniel Iron today announced the shortlist for the 8th annual CMPA's Feature Film Producer's Award. Iron is Chair of the national jury, and last year’s recipient. Read more >>>
The CMPA is disappointed with today’s CRTC decision denying Starlight: The Canadian Movie Channel’s application for an English-language all-Canadian feature film specialty service. Read more >>>
The Motion Picture Association–Canada and the CMPA today released a new first-of-its-kind study on the economic contribution of the film and television industry in Canada, revealing that, in one year alone, the sector supported 262,700 jobs, including 132,500 FTEs in film and television production, and generated $20.4 billion in GDP for the Canadian economy. Read more >>>
The CMPA is once again collaborating with its industry partners on the Pre‐Sale Pitch Sessions for Dramatic Series in Los Angeles. Up to ten established Canadian independent producers with strong dramatic series proposals will be invited to pitch one project to senior Development Executives from major US broadcast and cable networks. Read more >>>
The CMPA and the DGC are pleased to announce that the terms of the new DGC-CMPA Standard Agreement have now been ratified by the CMPA Board and DGC Members across the country. Read more >>>
The CMPA is happy to announce that it will continue its collaboration with Telefilm Canada in the form of an innovative new mentorship program. Read more >>>
The CMPA, Telefilm Canada and the Canada Media Fund presented an update of a National Promotion Strategy and released a new brand to promote Canadian audiovisual content. Read more >>>