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Media Arts

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...

Video Pool Media Arts Centre

Artist Story

Video Pool Media Arts Centre: Aboriginal artists’ residency If you’re an emerging Aboriginal artist, you’ll want to check out this opportunity: Winnipeg’s Video Pool welcomes artists for one-month residencies through its Aboriginal Media Art Initiative. During the residency, 4 artists work with mentors and have access to equipment to produce their works. Canada Council is proud to contribute to the development of Video Pool, an organization dedicated to independent video, audio and computer integrated multimedia production…

If you’re an emerging Aboriginal artist, you’ll want to check out this opportunity: Winnipeg’s Video Pool Media Arts Centre welcomes artists for one-month residencies through its Aboriginal Media Art Initiative. During the residency, 4 artists work with mentors and have access to equipment to produce their works. Canada Council is proud to contribute to the development of Video Pool, an organization dedicated to independent video, audio and computer integrated multimedia production…

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...

Island Media Arts CO-OP. Photo: Jason Rogerson

Artist Story

Techno PEI

Council’s support allows the Island Media Arts Cooperative and its members to follow the latest in media arts technology…

Hugo Lee (Photo: Dan Chmienlinski)

News Release

Exceptional oboist Hugo Lee wins 2015 Michael Measures Prize

This $25,000 prize recognizes promising talent in the next generation of Canadian classical musicians.

Research

Educating Artists - An analysis of the educational backgrounds of working artists and the labour market activities of arts program graduates in Canada

This report has a two-pronged goal: 1) to examine the post-secondary educational qualifications of artists in Canada; and 2) to provide...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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