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About Media Arts

Created to ensure the vitality and continued excellence of media arts, the Media Arts Section offers financial assistance to Canadian...

Photo: Canada Council for the Arts / Danielle Sturk

Behind the Lens: The Making of the Reva Stone video

Imagine the opportunity to create a short film about a key figure in the visual or media arts, with the support of a local production...

Behind the Lens: The making of the Sandra Meigs video

Imagine the opportunity to create a short film about a key figure in the visual or media arts, with the support of a local production centre – with full creative control over your work. That was the assignment recently given to group of independent film directors. The...

Island Media Arts CO-OP. Photo: Jason Rogerson

Artist Story

High tech in Prince Edward Island

Island Media Arts Cooperative (IMAC) works to keep emerging film and video artists plugged into the latest technologies. It gives workshops on how to use new equipment and bootcamps on the many changes in the fast-paced world of media arts. IMAC is hub for emerging film and video artists in Prince Edward Island, and the Canada Council’s support helps it to follow the latest developments in new technologies…

News Release

Request for Proposals - Interactive artwork content for video wall at 150 Elgin Street

The Canada Council for the Arts has announced a public request for proposals for an interactive media artwork at its new offices located at...

Artist Story

Young film

Thanks to Council support, R2R allows artists to mentor youth who want to experiment with independent filmmaking…

News Release

Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts honour 8 of Canada’s best

2015 marks the 15th anniversary of these awards, which carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement.

Research

Overview of Revenues by Source and Province, 2012-13

Prepared by the Canada Council’s Research and Evaluation Section, these data tables use locked CADAC data to highlight revenue...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

Here's a handy tool: a searchable database of past grant recipients and prize winners.