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2021 CPP Student Assistance Awards Program

In Memory Ian Shaw

Halloween Trivia Night



Thank you to our many members and corporate partners for their support, especially NATO for your generous donation to help us jump start the CPP COVID crisis special assistance program.


The 2019 Canadian Picture Pioneers Award Recipients were announced at the CPP AGM and during ShowCanada.  We congratulate all of the below recipients for their dedication to help support others in our industry community.

Pioneer of the Year

Michael Mosca – President and CEO Equinoxe Films and President Pioneers du Cinema Quebec

Silver Spotlight Award Recipients

Nuria Bronfman – Executive Director, Movie Theatre Association of Canada

Andy Faux – Senior Vice President and Canadian Division Manager, Warner Bros. Pictures Canada

Janice Luke – Retired, Past Vice President Publicity and Promotions, Universal Films Canada

Diamond Spotlight Award Recipient

Ted Bielby – BC CPP Board Member and Past Secretary Treasurer Canadian Picture Pioneers British Columbia

Please join us to help honour all of the above recipients at this year's Awards Dinner which will be held November 21st at the Westin Prince Hotel, Toronto.

In Memoriam

Our deepest sympathies to family and friends for the loss of loved ones, we remember CPP members we lost in 2019

Don Matsumoto – Ontario

Bill Young – British Columbia

Al Laschuk – Winnipeg

Herb Black – Ontario

Troy Durand – Ontario

Paul Wroe – Ontario

Eric Ball – Ontario

Lois Forbes – Ontario

Carol Burgoyne – British Columbia

Lise Bertrand – Quebec

Marc Coté – Quebec

Mariette Morin – Quebec

Pasquale (Pat) Cioffi – Quebec

Barry Chapman – Ontario