Independent Producers Make it Happen 

The work of Canada’s independent producers not only celebrates our culture and promotes a cohesive national identity, it also provides economic opportunity. Like other natural resources, our media production sector promotes prosperity; creating countless jobs for Canadians right across the country. With this digital shift in the media landscape, we need to ensure that government regulations and policies support a thriving independent production sector.





Production volume:
$7.1 billion



Canadian film and
television production:
$2.96 billion



TV and film export value:
$3.2 billion



Full time equivalent
jobs created:



Independent producers are at the centre of a creative industry. Producers identify, nurture and showcase creative talent – Canadian talent first and foremost. They invest in developing the next generation of writers, directors, actors and on-set crew who play a role in creating world-class content.