September 21 & 28 CLEO and MANO Partner on ONCA Compliance Workshops

MANO is pleased to part­ner with Com­mu­ni­ty Legal Edu­ca­tion Ontario (CLEO) in order to deliv­er two work­ing ses­sions on ONCA com­pli­ance. Mark your cal­en­dars for Thurs­day, Sep­tem­ber 21 and Thurs­day, Sep­tem­ber 28 from 11 AM to 1 PM ET. These ses­sions are com­ple­men­tary to each oth­er so ensure you can attend both. Ontario’s Not-for-prof­it Cor­po­ra­tions […] Read More

Open Studio

  Open Stu­dio was found­ed in 1970 as an Artist-Run Cen­tre ded­i­cat­ed to con­tem­po­rary print­mak­ing. We pro­vide acces­si­ble, inclu­sive, and afford­able facil­i­ties, pro­grams, and ser­vices for artists and the pub­lic from across Cana­da and abroad. Our pri­ma­ry goal is to sup­port artists in cre­at­ing and exhibit­ing con­tem­po­rary prints with­in an open-mind­ed, safe, and col­lab­o­ra­tive environment. […] Read More

Guelph Film Festival

The Guelph Film Fes­ti­val is a doc­u­men­tary film fes­ti­val ded­i­cat­ed to expand­ing the pro­lif­er­a­tion of  voic­es and per­spec­tives of all kinds through the pre­sen­ta­tion of sto­ries that explore themes of social jus­tice, the envi­ron­ment, and com­mu­ni­ty building. We are seri­ous about pro­mot­ing gen­der par­i­ty and diver­si­ty in the film indus­try and every deci­sion we make […] Read More

Flash Frame Film & Video Network

Flash Frame is a not-for-prof­it orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cat­ed to the advance­ment of film and video pro­duc­tion in North­west­ern Ontario. Found­ed in Jan­u­ary 2001, it has an open door pol­i­cy for any­one in the com­mu­ni­ty who may wish to join. Mem­bers range from pro­fes­sion­al pro­duc­ers and direc­tors to film stu­dents and those with a casu­al inter­est in […] Read More

Meet our New Board of Directors

The Media Arts Net­work of Ontario is pleased to intro­duce its new Board of Direc­tors and Exec­u­tive Com­mit­tee for the fol­low­ing year: Executive: Gin­ger Scott, Chair Nobi Naka­mu­ra Treasurer Jes­si­ca A. Rodriguez, Secretary Members at large: Kiera Boult, Cay­ley James, Alexan­der Ron­deau and Matt Salton. Learn more about these great group by vis­it­ing and read­ing their […] Read More

MANO Call for Board Members

The Media Arts Net­work of Ontario (MANO) is seek­ing Board Direc­tors with qual­i­fi­ca­tions in advo­ca­cy, gov­er­nance, com­mu­ni­ty engage­ment, pub­lish­ing, fundrais­ing, HR, strat­e­gy, and finan­cial or legal expertise.  We are seek­ing inter­est from any staff or board rep­re­sen­ta­tive of a MANO mem­ber orga­ni­za­tion or col­lec­tive. We aim to have a Board com­po­si­tion that rep­re­sents both Ontario’s […] Read More

Welcome to our new Executive Director

MANO is excit­ed to announce the appoint­ment of Eli­da Schogt as the Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of MANO effec­tive May 12, 2022. Eli­da brings exten­sive expe­ri­ence in the media arts and broad­er arts sec­tor to the role sup­port­ing MANO’s con­tin­ued advo­ca­cy, projects, and mem­ber sup­port. Work­ing with Mem­ber­ship and Com­mu­ni­ca­tions Coor­di­na­tor Adri­ana Rossel­li Lon­doño, Eli­da will help […] Read More

Circulations: Navigating the Digital in Northern Ontario Media Arts

This detailed report by Sophie Anne Edwards doc­u­ments con­ver­sa­tions by a team of facil­i­ta­tors with over 185 artists and cul­tur­al work­ers in North­ern Ontario. The project explores their expe­ri­ences with access to and con­trol of media infra­struc­ture, dis­tri­b­u­tion and equip­ment needs, along with per­spec­tives on vis­i­bil­i­ty, col­lab­o­ra­tion, and cura­to­r­i­al practices.  Report author + project coor­di­na­tor: […] Read More