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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...

Photo: Canada Council for the Arts / Danielle Sturk

Behind the Lens: The Making of the Reva Stone video

Imagine the opportunity to create a short film about a key figure in the visual or media arts, with the support of a local production...

Behind the Lens: The making of the Sandra Meigs video

Imagine the opportunity to create a short film about a key figure in the visual or media arts, with the support of a local production centre – with full creative control over your work. That was the assignment recently given to group of independent film directors. The...

ImagineNATIVE

Artist Story

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...

Island Media Arts CO-OP. Photo: Jason Rogerson

Artist Story

Techno PEI

Council’s support allows the Island Media Arts Cooperative and its members to follow the latest in media arts technology…

News Release

Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts honour 8 of Canada’s best

2015 marks the 15th anniversary of these awards, which carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement.

Research

Overview of Revenues by Source and Province, 2012-13

Prepared by the Canada Council’s Research and Evaluation Section, these data tables use locked CADAC data to highlight revenue...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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