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.
CMPA Members are encouraged to cast their votes for the 2015-2017 CMPA Board of Directors by May 4, 2015. Read more >>>
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 >>>
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 >>>
Digital Orphans Blog: Michael Hennessy Speech Prime Time 2015 – The Golden Age of Uncertainty Read more >>>
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 >>>
Prime Time provides context, fresh thinking and tangible business models for an ever evolving industry. Read more >>>
For the first time, through the generous support of the Canada Media Fund, we are going to be live streaming three panels. Read more >>>
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 >>>