• 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.

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    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.

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    June 11, 2015

    CMPA Congratulates Standing Committee for Accepting its Recommendations

    The CMPA congratulates members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage across all party lines for their strong support of the feature film industry in Canada, and for accepting virtually all of its recommendations in its Report titled Review of the Feature Film Industry in Canada that was tabled in the House of Commons yesterday. Read more >>>  |  Download Report >>>

    June 7, 2015

    CMPA Members Elect New Board of Directors

    The CMPA is pleased to announce the results of its recent Board elections. The incoming Board of Directors will serve a two-year term. Jamie Brown (Frantic Films) was also re-elected as Board Chair. Read more >>>

    June 5, 2015

    CMPA Launches Marketing Training Program

    The CMPA announced today that it will once again offer its Telefilm Canada Marketing Mentorship Program. This program, funded by Telefilm Canada, will assist companies with the promotion of Canadian content and talent, across all platforms. Read more >>>

    April 30, 2015

    Thirty More Producers to Receive Mentoring through CMPA Program

    The CMPA is pleased to announce its continued collaboration with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) and the launch of the 2015-16 edition of the Screen-based Media Production Program. Read more >>>

    April 13, 2015

    CMPA Board Elections 2015-2017

    CMPA Members are encouraged to cast their votes for the 2015-2017 CMPA Board of Directors by May 4, 2015. Read more >>>

    April 13, 2015

    CMPA seeks to appeal CRTC Let’s Talk TV decision

    The CMPA has filed an application for leave to appeal asking the Federal Court of Appeal to set aside a CRTC decision to no longer enforce critical safeguards for independent producers in their dealings with Canada’s largest private broadcasters. Read more >>>    |   Download a copy of the Motion >>>

    March 17, 2015

    2014/15 CMPA Memberships Expire March 31, 2015

    Renew your membership today! >>>

    March 5, 2015

    Profile 2014 - State of the Canadian On-Screen Media Production Industry

    According to the latest figures released today in Profile 2014: An Economic Report on the Screen-Based Media Production Industry in Canada, the Canadian film and television production industry showed an overall increase in production volume of 2.1% from 2012/13 to 2013/14 to $5.86 billion. Read more >>>

    March 5, 2015

    Michael Hennessy Speech Prime Time 2015 – The Golden Age of Uncertainty

    Digital Orphans Blog: Michael Hennessy Speech Prime Time 2015 – The Golden Age of Uncertainty Read more >>>