The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

September 16, 2015 06:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY-Big Talent, Big Business: Canada's Best Kept Secret is On-Screen Content

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 16, 2015) - Canada's audiovisual industry means big business. The television and digital media sector is a $2 B a year industry with big talent creating big hits enjoyed by audiences at home and abroad. A wealth of Canadian productions are sold around the globe with the USA being the biggest market, followed by countries like France, Germany, Korea, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.

As Canadian consumers are increasingly seeking on-demand access to audiovisual products across a wide variety of platforms like their computers and mobile device, the Canada Media Fund is an active player in helping Canadian producers reach audiences anytime, anyplace. Since launched in 2010, the CMF has provided more than $1.7 B in funding, to over 2,800 productions, triggering $5.9 B in production activity.

Join Valerie Creighton, President and CEO of the Canada Media Fund, as she discusses the shift in supporting a thriving television and digital media production industry and shares thoughts on how world screens are adapting to changes in consumer habits.

WHO: Valerie Creighton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canada Media Fund
WHAT: MEDIA ADVISORY - "Big Talent, Big Business: Canada's best kept secret is on-screen content"
DATE: Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
TIME: 11:45 am-1:30 pm
WHERE: The Fairmont Château Laurier
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa

Contact Information

  • To confirm your attendance or for more information
    about the event, please contact: The Economic Club of Canada
    Natasha Hope Morano, B.A. (Hons.), MA
    613-369-4363
    613-686-6568 (FAX)
    morano@economicclub.ca