Radio & Television

‘Maudie’ generated millions in economic activity in Newfoundland, Ontario: CMPA

OTTAWA - Production of the feature film Maudie, the Canadian/Irish co-production starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke, generated $6.4 million in GDP, drove $9 million in total economic output, and contracted services from nearly 300 businesses across Canada, says a new study released by the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA).The study, available here, also found that work on the film in Newfoundland and Labrador saw $3.7 million in production expenditure, which yielded $4.1 million in GDP and $5.6 million in total economic output for the province. In Ontario, a production expenditure of $1.7 million generated $2.3 million in GDP and resulted...