New Report Reflects Positive Growth in Canada's Motion Picture Industry
February 2, 2018
Profile 2017 is out! Read more about the scope and scale of BC's and Canada's media production industry.

Today Creative BC celebrates Canada's motion picture industry growth together with the publishers of Profile 2017: The Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA), in collaboration with the Association québécoise de la production médiatique (AQPM), the Department of Canadian Heritage, and Telefilm Canada.

Profile 2017 reflects the 2016/17 fiscal year and is an annual economic report on the screen-based production industry in Canada.

A key highlight is the 40% increase in job growth in BC year over year to 60,870 jobs in film, TV, animation, VFX and post-production.

Read Profile 2017 for a snapshot of Canada’s three main production segments:

  1. Canadian production (which includes Canadian television and theatrical production),
  2. Foreign Location and Service Production, and
  3. Broadcaster In-House production. In addition, Profile features top-line numbers on convergent digital media production.