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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...

Graeme Patterson - press image from VMLS award

Artist Story

Graeme Patterson: A world of play

“My intention as an artist is to attempt to bring the viewer in to the world of play I exist in while creating miniature worlds based on personal memories and experiences.” Graeme Patterson is an award-winning, Sackville-based animator, renowned for his creations of miniature worlds – including a wrestling arena, a hockey rink and a football field. His practice started with a self-taught method of producing stop-motion animations. His more recent work involves large...

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.