partnering for the second year on the Telefilm Canada Marketing Mentorship Program. This innovative initiative will assist companies with the promotion of Canadian content and talent, across all platforms. The program will offer six 22-week mentorship opportunities, placing emerging and mid-level marketing professionals at active production companies. Participants will gain in-depth knowledge of the Canadian film, television and interactive media sectors while focusing on the promotion of the company and its projects.
“The CMPA’s mentorship programs have been instrumental in independent production companies’ strategic expansion and in providing emerging and mid-level producers with on-the-job training.” said Susanne Vaas, VP of Business Affairs and Secretary Designate, CMPA. “This program takes things to a higher level by providing an opportunity to promote our successes.”
Carolle Brabant, Telefilm Canada’s Executive Director, added: “Promoting Canadian talent and Canadian success stories is at the very core of what we do. We’re proud to support the career development of the next generation of marketing professionals. The CMPA’s Marketing Mentorship Program gives participants an opportunity to enhance their skill sets, develop their business and creative abilities, as well as contribute their energy and ideas to our vibrant and rapidly changing industry.”
The Telefilm Canada Marketing Mentorship Program is currently accepting applications with the deadline set for July 21, 2014. For application details and eligibility, visit our website.
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.
About Telefilm Canada
Telefilm is dedicated to the cultural, commercial and industrial success of Canada’s audiovisual industry. Through its various funding and promotion programs, Telefilm supports dynamic companies and creative talent here at home and around the world. Telefilm also administers the programs of the Canada Media Fund. Visit telefilm.ca and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/telefilm_canada and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TelefilmCanada.
With media inquiries, please contact:
Director, Communications & Media, CMPA
1.800.656.7440 Ext. 327