Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television – The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television is an organization that creates networking opportunities for cinema and television professionals.
Alberta Film – The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television is an organization that creates networking opportunities for cinema and television professionals.
Alberta Media Production Industries Association (AMPIA) – AMPIA is a not for profit association geared towards professionals that aims to encourage independent motion pictures as an economic powerhouse in the province.
Alliance of Canadian Cinema Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) – ACTRA is a union that negotiates and enforces agreements to ensure performers receive fair compensation and work environments.
Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative – The Atlantic Filmmakers Cooperative is a member-run registered charity based in Nova Scotia which serves as a network for filmmakers in and around the Halifax area and offers enriching workshops and classes.
Association Québécoise De La Production Médiatique (AQPM) – AQPM is a network of independent A/V production societies of Quebec, representing their rights as an industry.
Creative BC – Creative BC is an organization which provides funding for television and film projects in British Columbia in order to widen the breadth of the BC film industry.
Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers (CSIF) – CSIF is a group made to act as a pillar of support for filmmakers, storytellers and to provide them with a network of like-minded people in cinema.
Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA) – The CMPA is a trade organization for Canadian independent producers who are developing English-language film, television, and digital media productions.
Canadian Heritage – The CMPA is a trade organization for Canadian independent producers who are developing English-language film, television, and digital media productions.
Canadian Independent Film and Video Fund (CIFVF) – CIFVF funds independent producers of educational film and other media in both official languages and has a special focus on supporting first-time producers.
Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC) – The CSC is a not-for profit-organization that features an expansive membership directory with students hoping to delve further into the industry, seasoned news veterans or camera operators. CSC also offers members events that focus on promoting cinematography nationally.
CineVic Society of Independent Filmmakers – CineVic co-op based in Victoria BC which is open to those with an interest in videography or film making. CineVic also provides extensive workshops, training programs and even discount on camera gear.
Cineworks -Cineworks is a non-profit organization for independent film makers and other media creatives. It offers equipment rentals, production facilities, and event programming in Vancouver.
Commercial Production Association Toronto (CPAT) – CPAT is a trade organization that supports advertising production in Toronto. Members produce screen based advertising content most commonly on the web or on TV.
Cultural Industries Ontario North (CION) – CION (formerly Music and Film in Motion (MFN)) is a non-profit focused on advancing, promoting, and developing the music and film industries of Northern Ontario.
Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) – DOC represents the independent documentary makers of Canada and the ultimate destination for those looking to engage in documentary advocacy. Through research and advocacy DOC promotes the independent documentary industry in Canada.
Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) – The DGC is a Canadian labour group representing almost 5000 creative/logistic personal engaged in the screen based industry from design, direction to producing and editing. DGC is also responsible for instigating discussion and agreements surrounding issues of concern for members i.e. Canadian content conditions.
DV Shop – The DV shop is an expansive online collection of digital video resources.
E-Script – E-Script supports playwrights by hosting online classes and workshops with some of the best professionals in the industry. E-script also provides mentoring services to new play writers.
FAVA: The Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta – FAVA is a non profit organization that supports the making, promotion and distribution of independent film, video and media. FAVA also offers members workshops and resources in Northern Alberta to help them excel in the independent film industry.
First Weekend Club – The First Weekend Club is a not-for-profit hub for those interested in Canadian films as it provides exclusive information about upcoming films through interviews, giveaways and member-only events. Essentially the mission is to take the status of Canadian filmmaking to the next level through spreading an awareness of the innovation taking place across the country.
Screen Composers Guild of Canada (SCGC) – The SCGC is a Canadian network of music professionals, particularly music producers and composers.
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE Local 891) – IATSE 891 is a union for those working as professional technicians/artists in film and television production in BC and the Yukon. IATSE 891 prioritizes labour conditions and healthcare for members and continues to help grow BC’s reputation as the ultimate filming destination.
Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa (IFCO) – IFCO was created to provide filmmakers in and around Ottawa with the necessary tools for them to flourish through training, funding and providing necessary facilities to make independent films.
Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) – IMAA is a national group focused on advancing the media arts industry in Canada. IMAA represents hundreds of independent film, videos and new media production projects.
International Center of Films for Children and Young People (CIFEJ) – CIFEJ helps media educators by conducting workshops for children to learn the fundamentals of filmmaking and the ability to express themselves on camera. Additionally, CIFEJ also focuses on producing films and audio visual media that balances between education and entertainment and is specially made for children.
CANOE Showbiz (Canadian Online Explorer) – CANOE is a news network that provides online updates and information for fans about a wide variety of show business and celebrity news.
Main Film – Main Film is a community created to help independent filmmakers to realize their vision and to get their voice heard. The group focuses particularly on emerging talents in the sector and to supply the tools and visibility that they require.
Motion Picture Production Industry Association (MPPIA) – MPPIA is a non-profit group committed to improving the motion picture production industry in British Columbia.
National Film Board of Canada (NFB) – The NFB is a public film producer and distributor that produces and promotes unique audiovisual content.
New Brunswick Filmmakers’ Cooperative – The New Brunswick Filmmaker’s Cooperative supports its members with financial assistance, programming opportunities, workshops, networking and training sessions, and by showcasing their work in an annual Film Festival.
Newfoundland & Labrador Film Development Corporation (NLFDC) – The NLFDC was created to help raise awareness and develop the film industry of Newfoundland & Labrador. The organization also promotes work by filmmakers in the province through international and national forums.
On Screen Manitoba – Media Production Industry Association – On Screen Manitoba promotes the development of the media production industry in Manitoba, and represents a diverse range of members including, producers, writers, directors, and editors.
Playback – Playback is a national production and interactive media hub providing a unique view into industry trends and innovations to ensure members are able to keep up with the current trends.
Producers Association of Newfoundland & Labrador (PANL) – PANL is an organization that provides producers in Newfoundland and Labrador with a network of fellow film producers and works to continue the growth independent film production in the area.
The Cinematheque – The Cinematheque is a hub for cinema lovers in Vancouver that promotes classics, new movies and even underrated gems. Cinematheque also provides sources to enrich and inform members through educational programming and even a Program guide.
Quickdraw Animation Society – Quickdraw Animation Society is a co-operative run by artists that focuses on film production and animation workshops for people of all ages as well as screenings to educate and promote animation in the area.
National Screen Institute (NSI) – The NSI is the national training group in Western Canada for film, television and media writers, directors and producers which trains professionals in the industry in accordance with the demands of the global market.
Canadian Film Centre (CFC) – The CFC is a non-profit collective focused on helping Canadian creatives in the film industry accelerate their careers with the wider aim of promoting the screen-based digital industry
Real Screen – Realscreen is the go-to magazine for updates surrounding non-fiction films and television and the organization focuses on creating a diverse network to engage in discussion about the status and future of fact based entertainment.
Réals – L’Association des réalisateurs et réalisatrices du Québec (ARRQ) – L’ARRQ is an organization that joins together independent Francophone television and film directors.
ReelWest – ReelWest is a quarterly magazine that promotes and highlights development in Western Canada’s film, TV, and entertainment industries.
Saskatchewan Media Production Industry Association (SMPIA) – SMPIA is a provincial organization that supports many different types of media producers, and promotes the production, exhibition, and appreciation of media in Saskatchewan.
Screen Nova Scotia – Screen Nova Scotia aids filmmakers and production teams find the ideal location for their film/television projects.
Société des Auteurs de Radio, Télévision et Cinéma (SARTEC) – SARTEC is a professional union for Francophone radio, television, and cinema writers that provides a host of services to advance its members’ professions.
Victoria Film Producers Association (VIFPA) – VIFPA is a Vancouver Island-based non-profit organization. Its members are independent film makers who create a wide range of entertaining and educational content.
Video Pool – Video Pool is a Winnipeg-based center for multimedia and video, run by and for artists. It provides workshops, rentals, and the Artspace building where members can work and hold events.
Western Arctic Moving Pictures – WAMP is a not for profit organization dedicated to the arts. Based in Yellowknife NT, the underlying purpose of WAMP is to make, support and promote film, video and media across the Northwest Territories.
Winnipeg Film Group
– The Winnipeg Film Group is run by artists and focuses on producing, showcasing and distributing the work of members with a view to encourage the art of cinema in the area.
Women in Film and Television Alberta (WIFTA) – WIFTA is not-for-profit collective that champions equity and fairness of professionals, and especially women in film and television. The underlying beliefs held by WIFTA is that achievements of women in the industry deserve to be recognized and that more opportunities need to be created. WIFTA contributes to ensuring these is achieved by supporting members and providing professional advice, networking and mentorship opportunities.
Women in Film and Television Vancouver (WIFTV) – WIFTV is a non-profit organization committed to supporting women in the film and television industries by supporting and advancing their professional and artistic achievements.
Work in Culture – WorkInCulture is dedicated to advancing workers in the Ontario cultural industry by highlighting job availabilities and linking members to keep the industry thriving.
The Writers Guild of Canada – The WGC is a member-based group for English-language screenwriters in Canada. Members include major players in Canadian film and television screenwriting.
Yukon Film & Sound Commission (YFSC – The YFSC is a program that advances the sound recording talent of Yukon and aims to ensure that professionals can build sustainable careers in the industry.