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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 >>>
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The CMPA today raised serious concerns about the future health of Canada’s independent television production sector, following the CRTC’s approval of the sale of Shaw Media to Corus Entertainment. Read more >>>
The CMPA welcomes the Trudeau government’s announcement of $75 million in additional funding to CBC/Radio-Canada in 2016/2017, increasing to $150 million in the following years. Read more >>>
The CMPA congratulates the nominees and winners recognized by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) at the 4th annual Canadian Screen Awards CBC Broadcast Gala, which took place last night at the Sony Centre for Performing Arts. Read more >>>
Canadian content creators do not have the same access to venture capital (VC) financing as their U.S. counterparts, and must think strategically about partnerships, acquisitions and mergers to grow their businesses, according to a new industry study by Duopoly’s Catherine Tait. Read more >>>
The CMPA is pleased to announce the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be speaking at the Prime Time in Ottawa conference luncheon on Thursday, February 4th. Minister Joly will appear ‘In Conversation’ with Reynolds Mastin, President and CEO of the CMPA. Read more >>>
The CMPA is calling for a formal review of the need for enhanced Terms of Trade in light of Corus Entertainment’s proposed acquisition of Shaw Media. Read more >>>
The CMPA is delighted to announce FremantleMedia International CEO, Jens Richter, will join Blue Ant Media’s CEO of Television and Digital, Raja Khanna, for the Friday morning Keynote conversation about emerging trends and opportunities for content in international markets and across multiple platforms at the 2016 edition of Prime Time in Ottawa. Read more >>>
The CMPA is pleased to announce Kenyatta Cheese will wrap up the 2016 edition of Prime Time in Ottawa as the closing Keynote speaker. Read more >>>