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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...

Celia McBride. Photo: Bruce Barrett.

Artist Story

Artist and filmmaker Celia McBride in Banff

The Canada Council supports large and small organizations – and artists. Thanks to its help, Yukon artist Celia McBride was able to hone her media arts skills at the Banff Centre for the Arts’ Women in the Director’s Chair workshops,. This writer, performer and producer reaches Canadian, American and European audiences with her fascinating film and theatre work...

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…

Sandra Meigs, Buffalo Jump, McIntyre Ranch, 2004, gouache on paper, 31 x 38 cm. Photo: Isaac Applebaum / courtesy of Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto

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.