Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Media Producers Association / Association canadienne des producteurs médiatiques. / Reynolds Mastin, President and Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Canadian Media Producers Association / Association canadienne des producteurs médiatiques.
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Reynolds Mastin, President and Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2004-01-15
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 916743-259
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 388

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 21

Version 1 of 51 (2004-01-15 to 2004-07-16)

Version 1 of 51 (2004-01-15 to 2004-07-16) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: CANADIAN FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION (CFTPA)
605 - 151 SLATER STREET
OTTAWA, ON  K1P 5H3
Canada
Telephone number: 613-233-1444
Fax number: 613-233-0073  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: GUY MAYSON, PRESIDENT & CEO  
 
Description of the organization's activities: THE CANADIAN FILM & TELEVISION PRODUCTION ASSOCIATION (CFTPA) IS THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION THAT REPRESENTS THE INTERESTS OF CLOSE TO 400 PRODUCERS OPERATING IN ALL REGIONS OF CANADA. THE CFTPA REPRESENTS THE INDUSTRY (FILM, TELEVISION AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA PRODUCERS) WITH REGARD TO BOTH FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL ISSUES INCLUDING REGULATORY MATTERS, TAX ISSUES, CULTURAL AGENCIES AND TRADE ISSUES. THE ASSOCIATION HAS AN ACTIVE TRAINING/MENTORSHIP PROGRAM THAT RECEIVES FUNDING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT CANADA. THE CFTPA NEGOTIATES THE MAJOR LABOUR AGREEMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE INDUSTRY. WE HAVE THREE OFFICES LOCATED IN OTTAWA, TORONTO AND VANCOUVER.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: VOTING MEMBERS: LIMITED TO ENTREPRENEURIAL CORPORATIONS, ORGANIZATIONS OR OTHER ORGANIZATIONS WHICH ARE CANADIAN WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE INVESTMENT CANADA ACT & WHICH ARE & CONTINUE TO BE ENGAGED IN FILM, TELEVISION, INTERACTIVE OR VIDEO PRODUCTION, OR IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES OR SERVICES TO THE INDEPENDENT PRODUCTION INDUSTRY. THE VOTING MEMBERSHIP HAS SEVERAL CATEGORIES: GENERAL, SERVICE PRODUCER, SERVICES PROVIDER, INTERACTIVE MEDIA, BROADCASTER AFFILIATE, AND FIRST WORKS. NON VOTING MEMBERS ARE PERMITTEE MEMBERS.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? Yes
End date of the organization's last completed financial year: 2002-12-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE - PROGRAM FOR EXPORT MARKET DEVELOPMENT $70,000.00
CANADIAN HERITAGE - TRADE ROUTES PROGRAM $50,000.00
DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE - YOUTH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY $255,000.00
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES - YOUTH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY - INTERNSHIP $600,000.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: DEBORAH ANDREWS
Position title: NATIONAL DIRECTOR, NATIONAL MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: LASZLO BARNA
Position title: CHAIR OF BOARD
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JOHN BARRACK
Position title: NATIONAL VP, INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND COUNSEL
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: NEIL BREGMAN
Position title: TREASURER; OFFICER ON THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JAMIE BROWN
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ROBIN CASS
Position title: CHAIR, CFTPA FEATURE FILM COMMITTEE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: STEVEN COMEAU
Position title: CO-CHAIR, NEW MEDIA COMMITTEE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: LEANORE COPELAND
Position title: DIRECTOR, EXTERNAL RELATIONS, BC BRANCH
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DANIEL CROSS
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JOHN DELMAGE
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: KEVIN DEWALT
Position title: CHAIR, CFTPA MENTORSHIP COMMITTEE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: STEPHEN ELLIS
Position title: PAST CHAIR, CFTPA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: SCOTT GARVIE
Position title: CHAIR, ONTARIO PRODUCERS PANEL
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ARNIE GELBART
Position title: CHAIR, TERMS OF TRADE TASK FORCE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: CHRISTINE HAEBLER
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: STEPHEN HEGYES
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JULIA KEATLEY
Position title: PAST CHAIR, BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: BEATRICE KELEHER RAFFOUL
Position title: VICE-PRESIDENT, EXTERNAL RELATIONS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ROMA KHANNA
Position title: CO-CHAIR, NEW MEDIA COMMITTEE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: IRA LEVY
Position title: CHAIR, CTF RENEWAL TASK FORCE; CHAIR, CHILDREN'S AND YOUTH P
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: DOUG MACLEOD
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: GUY MAYSON
Position title: EXEC. VP
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ELIZABETH MCDONALD
Position title: PRESIDENT & CEO
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: STEVE ORD
Position title: CHAIR, TAX AND FINANCING COMMITTEE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PAUL POPE
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: ALEXANDRA RAFFE
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: LISA RICHARDSON
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: TOM ROWE
Position title: CHAIR, BC BRANCH
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: LINDA SCHUYLER
Position title: CFTPA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: STEPHEN STOHN
Position title: CHAIR, COPYRIGHT AND INTERNATIONAL POLICY COMMITTEE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: KEVIN TIERNEY
Position title: CHAIR, DISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: SUZANNE VAAS
Position title: POLICY AND RESEARCH
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MIKE VOLPE
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: PATRICK WHITLEY
Position title: CHAIR, INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: MARY YOUNG LECKIE
Position title: BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: CHRIS ZIMMER
Position title: ATLANTIC REPRESENTATIVE ON EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian Heritage (PCH), Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Competition Tribunal (CT), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), National Film Board (NFB), Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages (OCOL), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Procurement Review Board of Canada (PRB), Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Statistics Canada (StatCan), Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Grass-roots communication, Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Arts and Culture, Broadcasting, Employment and Training, Government Procurement, Industry, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Regional Development, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: FEDERAL TAX CREDIT: POLICIES AND IMPLEMENTATION ISSUES; TRADE ISSUES: INVESTMENT, COPYRIGHT; FEATURE FILM POLICY; TRAINING/ HUMAN RESOURCES ISSUES: YOUTH EMPLOYMENT, MENTORSHIP, ONGOING SUPPORT; CRTC: CANADIAN CONTENT IN PROGRAMMING REVIEW AND OTHER BROADCASTING ISSUES AFFECTING FILM AND/OR TELEVISION PRODUCERS; CULTURAL AND INDUSTRY STATISTICS; SUPPORT OF CULTURAL AGENCIES; COPYRIGHT
Subject Matter: Prospective: INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT OF CO-PRODUCTION TREATIES; CANADA FEATURE FILM FUND: CONTINUED CONSULTATION; CULTURAL AND INDUSTRY STATISTICS; TAX CREDIT PROGRAMS: CONTINUING POLICY AND IMPLEMENTATION ISSUES; CRTC: ONGOING CANADIAN CONTENT POLICY REVIEW / NEW MEDIA STUDY AND OTHER BROADCASTING ISSUES AFFECTING FILM AND/OR TELEVISION PRODUCERS; ONGOING SUPPORT OF CULTURAL AGENCIES; COPYRIGHT ISSUES; INTERACTIVE MEDIA: HERITAGE CTAB INITIATIVE, CDCCI ISSUES, MULITMEDIA FUND (TELEFILM/HERITAGE)




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