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Producers’ Association Partners with Government and Industry to Offer Training in Screen-based Content Production

May 27, 2014 | News, Uncategorized

This hands-on training program will offer thirty emerging producers under the age of 31 the opportunity to gain long term full-time work experience in the film, television and digital media production industry. Funded by the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy, the Screen-based Media Production Program emphasizes both management and technical skills in today’s rapidly changing knowledge economy in the digital world.
“It has been proven time and time again that on-the-job mentorship placements are the best way to provide a full, immersive training experience,” says Susanne Vaas, VP of Business Affairs and Secretary Designate, CMPA. “Participating in this program unquestionably kick-starts emerging content producers’ careers in the business.”
The CMPA is currently accepting applications until September 15, 2014 or until funding remains available. For application details and eligibility, visit

About the Canadian Media Production Association
The CMPA is a national non-profit organization that represents the interests of over 350 leading screen-based media companies engaged in the production and distribution of English-language television programs, feature films and digital media content in all regions of Canada.
 For further information please call:
Canadian Media Production Association
Anne Trueman
Director, Communications & Media
Ext. 327