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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...

Celia McBride. Photo: Bruce Barrett.

Artist Story

Artist and filmmaker Celia McBride in Banff

The Canada Council supports large and small organizations – and artists. Thanks to its help, Yukon artist Celia McBride was able to hone her media arts skills at the Banff Centre for the Arts’ Women in the Director’s Chair workshops,. This writer, performer and producer reaches Canadian, American and European audiences with her fascinating film and theatre work...

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...

Video Femmes

Artist Story

Vidéo Femmes

Vidéo Femmes, promoting women’s video since 1973, presented its 1st technoculture project Machinations at Manif d’art 6…

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.