We have been relentlessly advocating for the reduction of the OIDMTC queue and as of last Friday it now stands at 10 weeks. This means that the oldest file that is ready for analysis and waiting for review was received in the latter half of April 2020.
The Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs (SCFEA) recently held sector-by-sector hearings on the impact of COVID-19 and recommendations for economic recovery.
Working alongside both Provincial and Federal governments, IO has been working to make recommendations to support Ontario IDM companies as well as measure the impact of COVID-19 in Ontario.
The Ministerial Advisory Council on Interactive Digital Media (IDM) submitted its final recommendations to Minister MacLeod in line with IO’s advocacy priorities and timeline at the provincial level.
To gauge the impact of COVID-19, the Canada Media Fund (with support from Interactive Ontario and other provincial IDM associations across the country), asked Nordicity to develop a Canada-wide survey.
Interactive Ontario and a group of Interactive Digital Media (IDM) leaders continue to meet with Minister MacLeod, who is in charge of the IDM sector in Ontario.
Interactive Ontario is grateful to all respondents to the CMF-Funded national survey: “Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on the IDM Industry” produced by Nordicity.
Interactive Ontario and a group of Interactive Digital Media (IDM) leaders met with Minister MacLeod (Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries) on Friday to share with her and her team the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on our sector.
CMF launched their 2020-2021 guidelines and announced their budget on April 1st. Here's what's changed and where we're headed.
It is critical to substantiate IO’s recommendations to governments with strong data coming from the businesses and freelancers of our industry. We urge you to take 10-15 minutes to fill out this confidential survey before Tuesday March, 31.