• 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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    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 >>>

    August 24, 2016

    Eight Canadian producers nominated for the 2016 CMPA Feature Film Producer Awards

    The CMPA today announced the nominees for the eleventh annual CMPA Feature Film Producer Awards.This year the CMPA has expanded its recognition program and will hand out two awards. Read more >>>

    August 2, 2016

    CMPA launches 2016 edition of Telefilm Marketing Mentorship Program

    The CMPA is pleased to announce that the 2016 edition of the Telefilm Canada Marketing Mentorship Program is now accepting applications. Read more >>>

    June 29, 2016

    CMPA appoints Andrew Addison as Vice-President, Communications & Marketing

    The CMPA today announced the appointment of Andrew Addison as Vice-President, Communications and Marketing, based in Toronto. Read more >>>

    June 28, 2016

    Canadian Media Producers Association welcomes Heritage Review advisory panel

    The CMPA today issued the following statement on behalf of President and CEO, Reynolds Mastin: “We welcome today’s announcement of an appointed advisory group that will provide ongoing feedback and support for Minister Joly as she moves forward with a comprehensive policy review, aimed at bringing Canada’s cultural policies into the digital age. Read more >>>

    June 1, 2016

    CMPA welcomes Shaftesbury’s Scott Garvie as new Board Chair

    Scott Garvie, Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs at Shaftesbury, has been named the new Chair of the CMPA. Garvie’s appointment was confirmed this week by the CMPA Board of Directors. Read more >>>