March 6 — Thunder Bay MANO/OAC Media Arts Discussion

In this infor­mal dis­cus­sion the Media Arts Net­work of Ontario and Ontario Arts Coun­cil will cov­er fund­ing pro­grams, col­lec­tive and orga­ni­za­tion build­ing, changes to the field, and the peren­ni­al ques­tion, “what is media art?” Let us know what the region needs and what you’ve expe­ri­enced. Please join us for a free dis­cus­sion with Media Arts […] Read More

Feb 21 — Toronto Roundtables on Funding for the Independent Media Arts and Artist-Run Centre Organizations and Collectives

Feb­ru­ary 21  — Two Ses­sions Toron­to Round­ta­bles on Fund­ing for the Inde­pen­dent Media Arts and Artist-Run Cen­tre Orga­ni­za­tions and Col­lec­tives Wednes­day Feb­ru­ary 21, 2018 The Com­mons @ 401 — Suite 440 — Mul­ti pur­pose room B 401 Rich­mond Street West, Toron­to Ses­sion 1 – Focused on Mul­ti-year or Core grant recip­i­ent orga­ni­za­tions 2:00–5:00pm Ses­sion 2 […] Read More

MANO/OAC Media Arts Information Session in North Bay

Join us on Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 10th at 11am at White Water Gallery to learn more about fund­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties avail­able to media artists and film­mak­ers in our area, and also give your input and feed­back regard­ing the Media Arts com­mu­ni­ty in Ontario. Host­ing the ses­sion will be Mark Haslam, Offi­cer for the Media Arts sec­tion of the Ontario […] Read More

Breakthroughs Film Festival

Break­throughs Film Fes­ti­val is the only fes­ti­val in Cana­da devot­ed exclu­sive­ly to short films direct­ed by emerg­ing women direc­tors. We show­case films from any and every genre made by tal­ent­ed artists break­ing through into the Cana­di­an and world­wide film scene. www.breakthroughsfilmfestival.com Read More

Vertical Features

Ver­ti­cal Fea­tures takes its name from Peter Greenaway’s 1978 fea­turette Ver­ti­cal Fea­tures Remake. A fic­tional doc­u­men­tary that also bor­rows from the lan­guage of struc­tural film, Greenaway’s exper­i­ment serves to trou­ble claims of authen­tic­ity and author­ship, issues still rel­e­vant in the world of doc­u­men­tary and oth­er non-fic­tion media, espe­cially as it moves online and into the gallery. […] Read More

Mirror Mountain Film Festival

Mir­ror Moun­tain Film Fes­ti­val brings the best in inde­pen­dent and alter­na­tive cin­ema to Canada’s cap­i­tal. Mir­ror Moun­tain is an inclu­sive fes­ti­val that wel­comes all types of films and all types of peo­ple to share in the col­lec­tive cin­ema expe­ri­ence. In addi­tion to film screen­ings, our fes­ti­val fea­tures live per­for­mances, par­ties, pan­el dis­cus­sions, Q&A ses­sions and more. mirrormountainfilmfest.com cash […] Read More

Update on Canada Council transition to New Funding Model

Update on Cana­da Coun­cil tran­si­tion to New Fund­ing Mod­el and upcom­ing appli­ca­tion dead­lines for media arts orga­ni­za­tions cour­tesy of IMAA/AAMI Most media arts orga­ni­za­tions that cur­rent­ly receive assis­tance from the Cana­da Coun­cil for the Arts through the pro­gram Grants to Media Arts Orga­ni­za­tions – Ini­tia­tives will be moved to one of the two fol­low­ing new pro­grams: Sup­port­ing […] Read More

ODSP and Arts Grants Questionnaire

ODSP Action Coali­tion, Media Arts Net­work Of Ontario, Work­man Arts, ACTRA Toron­to, and Tan­gled Art + Dis­abil­i­ty ODSP and Arts Grants Ques­tion­naire Are you an artist and a recip­i­ent of ODSP? We need your help! The ODSP Action Coali­tion, Media Arts Net­work Of Ontario, Work­man Arts, ACTRA Toron­to, and Tan­gled Art + Dis­abil­i­ty are work­ing […] Read More

Guides on HR, Governance, Equity and Conflict Resolution

Pre­vi­ous con­sul­ta­tions have demon­strat­ed the need for the media arts sec­tor to devel­op a set of (unique­ly tai­lored to the orga­ni­za­tion­al struc­tures of artist-run media orga­ni­za­tions) best prac­tices, poli­cies and doc­u­ment tem­plates on human resources, gov­er­nance,  equi­ty, and con­flict res­o­lu­tion. With the sup­port from the Cana­da Coun­cil for the Arts (Lead­er­ship for Change pro­gram), MANO’s […] Read More