• 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.
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    working in the production industry and for those wishing to work with our members.
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    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.

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    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 >>>

    March 2, 2015

    Canadian Producers Lay Claim in Online Video Gold Rush

    2014 was a turning point for Canada’s digital-first media landscape, according to a new report released today by the CMPA. The report, Content Everywhere (2): Securing Canada’s Place in the Digital Future, examines the emerging marketplace for English-language linear content created outside the traditional studio and broadcast system over the past four years. Read more >>>

    February 24, 2015

    Steering Forward in a Disruptive Media Marketplace

    Prime Time provides context, fresh thinking and tangible business models for an ever evolving industry. Read more >>>

    February 2, 2015

    Can't make it to Prime Time?

    For the first time, through the generous support of the Canada Media Fund, we are going to be live streaming three panels. Read more >>>

    January 28, 2015

    New at Prime Time: lunch with your fav exec!

    Exclusive opportunity for registered Prime Time delegates! Sign up to join one of these impressive executives for lunch at a table of eight on Thursday, March 5. Read more >>>

    January 23, 2015

    Independent Producers and Canadian Screenwriters Reach Agreement

    The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) and the Association Québecoise de la Production Médiatique (AQPM) have reached an agreement in principle with the Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) on a new 2015-2017  Independent Production Agreement (IPA). Read more >>>