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Jan 27, 2020, 15:09 ET Media advisory: Minister of Canadian Heritage and Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel to speak at Prime Time in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - On Thursday, January 30, the Prime Time 2020 conference will feature media availabilities for leaders driving changes in Canadian cultural policy. The Minister of...


Sep 05, 2019, 18:10 ET Kuessipan and Clifton Hill producers named 2019 CMPA Indiescreen Award winners

Félize Frappier takes home the Established Producer Award, while Kevin Kriskt and Fraser Ash named co-recipients of the Kevin Tierney Emerging Producer Award TORONTO, Sept. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The...


Sep 06, 2018, 17:23 ET Simone Urdl and Jennifer Weiss named 2018 CMPA Indiescreen Award winners

Caitlin Grabham awarded the Kevin Tierney Emerging Producer Award TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) today announced the winners of the 2018 CMPA...


Jul 30, 2018, 07:30 ET CMPA embarks on national listening tour

Nine-city roadshow will inform recommendations for the federal government's Broadcasting and Telecommunication Legislative Review OTTAWA, July 30, 2018 /CNW/ - Today in Halifax, the Canadian Media...


Apr 03, 2018, 10:26 ET CMPA welcomes Catherine Tait as new President and CEO of CBC/Radio Canada

OTTAWA, April 3, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Media Producers Association today welcomed Minister Joly's announcement of the appointment of Catherine Tait as the new President and CEO of...


Sep 07, 2017, 17:29 ET Kim McCraw and Luc Déry named 2017 CMPA Indiescreen Award Winners

Kristy Neville and Matt Code also recognized as emerging producers TORONTO, Sept .7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) today announced the winners of the 2017 Indiescreen...


Jun 29, 2017, 08:00 ET Canada's independent producers, performers and directors petition Minister Joly to reject CRTC decision

Canada's creators united in condemnation of CRTC Group Licence Renewal decisions that will reduce the production and exhibition of independently-produced Canadian programming OTTAWA, June 29, 2017...


Mar 22, 2017, 19:45 ET Independent Producers Applaud Federal Budget that Supports Canadian Creative Entrepreneurs

OTTAWA, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Today's federal budget outlines a number of priorities developed to support Canada's creative entrepreneurs, strengthen the country's media production sector, and bring ...


Nov 25, 2016, 08:30 ET Canada's Independent Media Producers Outline their Vision for Canadian Content in a Digital World

CMPA submits report to the Ministry of Canadian Heritage; calls for a fair, efficient and fundamentally Canadian production sector OTTAWA, Nov. 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Media Producers...


Sep 13, 2016, 17:29 ET Canadian producers champion Heritage Minister's Canadian content consultations

OTTAWA, Sept. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) today signalled its enthusiasm for the upcoming consultations on Canadian Content in a Digital World, announced by the...


Sep 08, 2016, 17:59 ET Roger Frappier and Hany Ouichou win CMPA Feature Film Producer Awards at TIFF

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2016 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) announced the 2016 winners of its prestigious Feature Film Producer Awards, as part of the opening of the 41st...


Aug 26, 2016, 07:00 ET CMPA statement on CRTC's revised policy framework for Certified Independent Production Funds

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) today issued the following statement: "The CMPA applauds the CRTC's modernization of the framework for Certified...


Aug 24, 2016, 10:00 ET Eight Canadian producers nominated for the 2016 CMPA Feature Film Producer Awards

Fresh voices and veteran producers make up nominees for eleventh annual event TORONTO, Aug. 24, 2016 /CNW/ - The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) today announced the nominees for the...


Mar 23, 2016, 17:25 ET CRTC approval of Corus-Shaw deal puts Canada's independent producers at risk

CMPA identifies broadcaster consolidation as a threat to television programming diversity, quality, and the health of the independent production sector in Canada. OTTAWA, March 23, 2016 /CNW/ - The...