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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...


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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...

<em>Broken</em>, written and Performed by Brian Fidler.

Artist Story


This one-man play co-presented by Yukon’s Ramshackle Theatre and Nakai Theatre Ensemble highlights the effects of Alzheimer's disease.

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.


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.