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Interdisciplinary guide to key educational video resources

Industry background information including directories, statistics

Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA)

Canadian Media Producers Association

  • "The Canadian Media Producers Association  (formerly Canadian Film and Television Production Association) , represents the interests of screen-based media companies engaged in the production and distribution of English-language television programs, feature films, and new media content in all regions of Canada."
  • "The CMPA is the authoritative source for statistics and information on the Canadian production industry. Each year we publish Profile (online), a state of the industry report featuring the most comprehensive financial data available. We also produce GUIDE (online), the country’s ultimate industry directory."

DGA: Directors Guild of America

  • Includes a Members' Directory which includes the Director's Agency contact information

Digital Video Forums


  • Specialist global market research, knowledge-based consulting and business intelligence systems
  • Market data on consumer electronics, digital imaging, entertainment content, broadcast, optical manufacturing, storage media, online & mobile, IT & professional displays, interactive whiteboards & education

Home Media Magazine

  • "The home entertainment business publication, designed to inform, educate and facilitate communication among content owners, packaged and electronic distribution channels, and all other parties involved in the home entertainment marketplace.

IHS Screen Digest

  • "world's leading media-focused research, publishing and consulting company. The company employs 50 analysts, working across the entire traditional and emerging media content and distribution technology value chain, for music, movies, TV, games and digital media"
  • Source of statistical information

Motion Picture Association of America

  • Choose Issues and Reports - Research and reports tab to find statistics

Motion Picture Association - Canada

  • serves as the voice and advocate of the major international producers and distributors of movies, home entertainment and television programming in Canada

Registres du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel

  • Official French organization  for film questions including PPR

Telefilm Canada

  • "Developing and promoting the Canadian audiovisual industry" including development  of films and video games
  • Funds and programs