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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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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...

Video Femmes

Artist Story

Machinations and other innovative videos by women

The Vidéo Femmes centre presented Machinations, its first technoculture project, at the Quebec City biennale Manif d’art 6. This interactive work by video artists Geneviève Allard, Émilie Baillargeon and Anne-Marie Bouchard invited visitors to use their mobile devices to interact with a ‘human machine’ in a pedestrian walkway. Since 1973, Vidéo Femmes has presented video works by women, and the Canada Council supports its initiatives…

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…

New funding model - all program names

News Release

Canada Council for the Arts introduces New Funding Model

The organization, an arm’s length agency of the federal government, will transform its current suite of 147 discipline-based programs into six national, non-disciplinary programs.

Research

Provincial and Territorial Culture Satellite Account, 2010

New 2010 provincial / territorial (PT) data detailing the economic importance of arts, culture, heritage and sport are now available via...

recipients / beneficiares

Past recipients

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