Radio & Television

“Uncertainty in our industry” prompts Canadian screenwriters, producers to extend IPA agreement

TORONTO - Canadian screenwriters and producers have agreed to extend the current independent production agreement (IPA) governing English-language screenwriting in Canada.The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC), the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA), and the Association Québécoise de la Production Médiatique (AQPM) said Monday that all parties have ratified an eighteen-month extension to the IPA, which will come into effect January 1, 2018. This agreement maintains the current terms of engagement, with an increase of minimum script fees, and now expires on June 30, 2019.According to the joint news release, all parties agreed that screenwriters and producers are best positioned to face a time...

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.