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Acting for Film and Television Sources: Websites

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Ontario Association of Broadcasters represents all Ontario private broadcasters at the local, municipal, regional and federal levels, and delivers members tangible benefits in three key areas professional development, government and community relations, industry Resource Centre. 

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is a national non-profit professional association dedicated to the promotion, recognition and celebration of exceptional achievements in the Canadian film and television industries.

The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council plays a special role in the Canadian broadcasting industry. It deals with complaints and queries from the public about Canada's private broadcasters' programming.

ASC helps to ensure the integrity and viability of advertising through industry self-regulation.

The general scope of this field of expertise includes the preparation of technical briefs and studies, involvement in installations and adjustments to equipment, proofs of performance and the performance of engineering work of a related nature as may be required.

 CCF chronicles and documents, in sight and sound, the History of Canadian Broadcasting, by establishing an electronic data base, available to Universities, Colleges, Schools, Libraries, news media and communication centres across Canada and elsewhere, giving free access to all persons interested in the development of Broadcasting and related services.

The Canadian Film and Television Production Association is a non-profit trade association representing almost 400 Canadian production companies involved in television, film and interactive media.

The Media Awareness Network promotes critical thinking in young people about the media.

The National Advertising Benevolent Society (NABS) is the only charitable organization in Canada that provides assistance to communications and related industry professionals, who may need help due to illness, injury, unemployment or financial difficulties.

The National Association of Broadcasters is the voice for the nation's radio and television broadcasters. As the premier trade association for broadcasters, NAB advances the interests of our members in federal government, industry and public affairs; improves the quality and profitability of broadcasting; encourages content and technology innovation; and spotlights the important and unique ways stations serve their communities.

Broadcast measurement and consumer behavior data, as well as the industry-leading intelligence provider to broadcasters, advertisers and agencies. 

Telefilm Canada is a Crown corporation reporting to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage. Headquartered in Montréal, Telefilm provides services to the Canadian audiovisual industry by means of four regional offices located in Vancouver, Toronto, Montréal and Halifax.

Government Resources

The Canada Council for the Arts supports, promotes and celebrates the work of Canadian artists and arts organizations.

Canadian Heritage is responsible for national policies and programs that promote Canadian content, foster cultural participation, active citizenship and participation in Canada's civic life, and strengthen connections among Canadians.

OAC offers more than fifty funding programs for Ontario-based artists and arts organizations, with funds from the Ontario government.  Grants provide assistance for a specific activity, support for a period of time, or for ongoing operations. OAC also offers awards, prizes and scholarships from private funds managed by the Ontario Arts Foundation..

At the Toronto Arts Foundation, we believe that a great city demands great art, and by supporting, celebrating, financing and advocating for Toronto’s local artists, we’re improving the quality of life of all Torontonians. Our new name, logo and website combine to reinforce and rejuvenate the Foundation's commitment to building capacity for artists in Toronto while being accountable and responsive to you, our supporters and partners.

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