Radio & Television

Canadian film, TV productions, increase more than 2% in 2013/14: CMPA report

OTTAWA - Film and television production in Canada experienced an overall increase in production volume of 2.1% to $5.86 billion between 2012/13 and 2013/14, according to a new report from the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) unveiled during the organization’s annual conference Prime Time in Ottawa.The report, Profile 2014: An Economic Report on the Screen-Based Media Production Industry in Canada,  provides a statistical overview of the three main screen-based production sectors in Canada: Canadian production (includes television and theatrical), foreign location and service production, and broadcaster in-house production.  These sectors helped to sustain 125,400 fulltime jobs in 2013/14.Foreign location and service...