Authors & Partners

Kyle O'Byrne

Based in Ottawa, Kyle is responsible for developing and implementing the CMF’s national public affairs strategy. Prior to joining the CMF, Kyle worked at the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA). In his role as Director of Policy, Kyle was responsible for monitoring and reporting on emerging policies relating to the Canadian independent production sector, communications to government, regulatory agencies, production funding bodies, media, and CMPA members. He oversaw production of Profile, the CMPA’s annual economic report, and other research activities. He also previously worked in the CMPA's communications department as Manager of Media Relations and Communications, where he was a lead organizer for their annual conference Prime Time and contributing editor of the CMPA’s flagship Indiescreen magazine.