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New Report Reflects Positive Growth in Canada’s Motion Picture Industry

Feb 2, 2018 | News, Uncategorized

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.