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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...

ImagineNATIVE

Artist Story

ImaginNATIVE: red carpet for Aboriginal film

The ImagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival brings together renowned Aboriginal filmmakers and video artists and offers them great opportunities: an audience for their work and a chance to connect with programmers, buyers and industry professionals. ImagiNATIVE receives financial support from the Canada Council and the arts community and public reap the rewards…

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...

Clayton Windatt

Blog Post

Clayton Windatt: Dialogues on Public Engagement in the Arts

Working as a multi-disciplinary artist allows my public engagement and delivery methods to be slightly different than most. I often work in public spaces and try to find ways of incorporating public participation into my practice as both a method for creation and a source of meaning. This treads...

Artist Story

Young film

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

News Release

$1.5 million to support national digital platform for the distribution and dissemination of media artworks

The platform will support the distribution and dissemination of independent media artworks, making thousands of works available to programmers, curators, directors, artists and the general public.

Research

Maps of Canada Showing Canada Council funding by Province and Territory

Statistical research and analysis regarding Canada Council funding programs, grant recipients and...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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