Radio & Television

CMPA programs seek to aid new independent producers

OTTAWA - The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) has launched two new CMPA-funded national mentorship programs to provide on-the-job training for 15 up-and-coming filmmakers.The first, known as the Production Mentorship Program, will offer 10 emerging and mid-level producers 20-week placements at independent production companies across Canada. The new Diversity Mentorship Program will provide five placement opportunities to candidates belonging to underrepresented groups that have historically faced barriers to entering the screen-based media industry, including indigenous peoples, visible minorities, women, newcomers to Canada, members of the LGBTQ community, and those with disabilities.Production companies and mentorship candidates wishing to apply to either program...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.