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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...

Video Pool Media Arts Centre

Artist Story

Arts residency

With Council’s help, each year Video Pool Media Arts Centre hosts four Aboriginal artists in residency…

Communiqué (photo : Francis Gagnon, 2013)

News Release

Canada Council for the Arts releases Annual Report, highlights funding for the arts and creativity across Canada

Last year, we funded $153.6 million in grants, prizes and payments to artists and arts organizations across the country.

Research

Artists and Cultural Workers in Canadas Provinces and Territories, 2011

This report provides an in-depth analysis of artists in Canada’s provinces and territories, based on the 2011 National Household...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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