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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...

Artist Story

Reel inspiration for young filmmakers

Reel 2 Real’s programs “make such a difference for aspiring filmmakers and [they] cultivate lifelong audiences for the media arts,” according to one school teacher. The R2R Film Festival on YouTube and the Talent Lab are just a couple of ways the Vancouver organization connects media arts professionals with young students. With the Canada Council’s support, mentoring by professional artists gives youth new perspectives on independent filmmaking...

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.