Code of Ethics

All members of the CPVA must adhere to the following code of conduct:

  • Advance and improve their knowledge and skill of professional videography and related technical and business disciplines;
  • Avoid using unfair business practices, and will be licensed as required by the City of Calgary (or applicable municipality);
  • Produce video production services that are equal to or superior to the samples displayed for demonstration to potential clients;
  • Maintain their equipment in good working order and have backup systems and procedures on hand to deal with breakdowns as needed;
  • Maintain the highest standard of honesty in all transactions – not making false claims, confusing or misleading technical terms, or inaccurate titles;
  • Maintain high standards of integrity and dignity in their professional conduct;
  • Work in a courteous and cooperative spirit with fellow professionals, assisting them whenever possible in case of trouble or difficulty;
  • Assist and give knowledge to fellow professionals so that the overall standing of the video production profession will improve.