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Industry Profiles

OMDC compiles industry profiles to provide information on the size and economic impact of each of the cultural media industries. The profiles also provide information on trends and issues facing the sectors. OMDC uses publicly available research and statistical reports to compile the profiles, which are fully updated once per year and receive an interim update approximately six months later.

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Ontario has the largest book publishing sector in Canada. The Canadian-owned book publishing industry in Ontario is comprised mainly of small to medium-sized firms. Profile current as of June 9, 2017.

film thumbnail   Industry Profile - Film & TV
Ontario is home to a vibrant and diverse film and television sector, Canada’s largest, and comprises players in all parts of the audiovisual content production and delivery value chain. The film and TV production sector in Ontario is mainly made up of small- to medium-sized companies. Profile current as of September 28, 2016. Interim update current as of May 2017.

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Industry Profile - Interactive Digital Media
Interactive digital media includes content such as video and mobile games, cross-platform entertainment, web series, e-learning and training products. Ontario is home to a vibrant interactive digital media sector, which includes many Canadian industry leaders. Profile current as of November 10, 2017.

magazine thumbnail   Industry Profile - Magazine Publishing
The Canadian magazine publishing sector includes many kinds of publications, such as consumer magazines, business-to-business publications, trade and professional magazines, magazines focusing on cultural production like the visual arts, and academic and scientific publications. Profile current as of June 30, 2017.

music thumbnail   Industry Profile - Music
The Canadian sound recording industry includes a wide range of artists and entrepreneurs who create, produce and market original Canadian music. Ontario’s sound recording and music publishing industry is the largest in Canada, with the highest revenues across the board, from record production to music publishing to sound recording studios. Profile current as of December 16, 2016. Interim update current as of June 2017.


For further information contact:
Research and Strategic Planning
Ontario Media Development Corporation
175 Bloor Street East, South Tower, Suite 501
Toronto, ON M4W 3R8
Telephone: 416-314-6858
Fax: 416.314.6876
Email: research@omdc.on.ca