If you enter into one of our employment contracts, you will have to pay an administrative fee to the CMPA. CMPA members receive discounts on these fees, as shown in the table below. (If you are not allowed to join the CMPA, you will know more about our subscription to access these discounts.) The WGC/CMPA IPA has been negotiated and ratified and will enter into force on July 1, 2019. The full agreement is now available below. The Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia District Council (DGC BC) Collective Agreement sets conditions and rates for directors, production managers, assistant directors, site department employees and other professionals working with productions in BC and Yukon. This agreement is negotiated jointly by CMPA and the Canadian subsidiaries of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). No, agreements negotiated by the CMPA are available to members and non-members. However, the administrative costs of each agreement are higher for non-members. TORONTO, September 11, 2017 – Canadian screenwriters and producers have agreed to renew the current agreement on English-language scripting in Canada. The […] TORONTO, January 23, 2015 – The Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) and the Quebec Media Production Association (AQPM) have reached an agreement in […] In addition to the Independent Production Agreement (IPA), the WGC has also entered into agreements with the CBC, the NFB and several broadcasters (broadcasting agreements are only relevant to own production). For copies of the agreement you need, please contact the WGC at (416) 979-7907 or 1-800-567-9974 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The British Columbia – Yukon Council of Film Unions Master Agreement sets the conditions and rates for IATSE 891 work technicians (technical staff including handle, accessories, design, transportation, set decoration, hair, makeup and wardrobe), IATSE 669 (camera and advertising team) and Teamsters 155 (including transportation and catering). This agreement is negotiated jointly by CMPA and the Canadian subsidiaries of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP). There are several low-budget incentive programs with ACTRA (such as CIPIP under Schedule 18 of the IAP and tip, a low-budget stand-alone agreement). UBCP offers the BC Indie program. These programs help producers find professional players in low-budget productions. If there is no low-budget agreement, a union or guild may continue to work with the production to modify certain difficult conditions so that the manufacturer can meet the negotiated agreement. For more information, please contact the National Institution`s IR service or BC. Ipa means independent production agreement. CMPA`s agreements with ACTRA and the WGC are IPAs.
The 2015-2017 PPI has been extended to June 30, 2019. All terms and forms of the agreement remain as follows, with the exception of script fees, which increased by 1% as of January 1, 2018.