A Space Gallery

A Space exhibits multi-disciplinary con­tem­po­rary art that engages social cri­tique. We are inter­ested in how artists and cura­tors can cre­ate a space for dif­fer­ent read­ings or expe­ri­ences of cul­ture, and in mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary projects that cre­ate a forum for dia­logue and … Con­tinue read­ing

aluCine Toronto Latin Film + Media Arts Festival

alu­Cine is orga­nized by South­ern Cur­rents / Cor­ri­entes del Sur, a Toronto-based, non-for-profit orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cated to the devel­op­ment and pre­sen­ta­tion of con­tem­po­rary media art by local artists of Latin Amer­i­can her­itage; the pre­sen­ta­tion of inter­na­tional Latino works in Canada; and … Con­tinue read­ing

Asinabka Film & Media Arts Festival

The man­date of the Asin­abka Fes­ti­val is to present an annual Indige­nous film & media arts fes­ti­val in the nations cap­i­tal that allows inde­pen­dent artists, national, inter­na­tional, Indige­nous, non-Indigenous, to share, present, and dis­sem­i­nate their work. The Asin­abka Fes­ti­val aims to … Con­tinue read­ing

Belleville Downtown DocFest

Belleville Down­town DocFest Inter­na­tional Doc­u­men­tary Film Fes­ti­val  — 50 doc­u­men­taries to move & inspire you. Three days of out­stand­ing films that cel­e­brate life and human dig­nity around the world and right here at home.  Held on the first week­end in … Con­tinue read­ing

Canadian Film Institute

The Cana­dian Film Insti­tute (CFI) was incor­po­rated in 1935 as a federally-chartered, non-governmental, non-profit cul­tural orga­ni­za­tion. It is the old­est film insti­tu­tion in Canada and the sec­ond old­est film insti­tute in the world. The CFI’s man­date is to encour­age and pro­mote … Con­tinue read­ing

Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC)

Cana­dian Film­mak­ers Dis­tri­b­u­tion Cen­tre is Canada’s fore­most non-commercial dis­trib­u­tor and resource for inde­pen­dently pro­duced film and time-based art. We rep­re­sent approx­i­mately 850 film­mak­ers world­wide and over 2,700 titles. CFMDC’s col­lec­tion is diverse, rang­ing from the 1950s to the present, and … Con­tinue read­ing

Centre3 for Print and Media Arts

Centre3 for Print and Media Arts is an artist-run cen­tre ded­i­cated to pro­mot­ing print and media arts in con­tem­po­rary artis­tic dis­course. As a pro­duc­tion, exhi­bi­tion, edu­ca­tion cen­tre and ani­ma­tor of com­mu­nity arts, Centre3 sup­ports both tra­di­tional and exper­i­men­tal print media … Con­tinue read­ing

Charles Street Video

Charles Street Video’s man­date is to fur­ther a rig­or­ous, diverse media arts prac­tice by pro­vid­ing artists with afford­able access to video and dig­i­tal media production/post-production tools, and offer­ing cre­ation oppor­tu­ni­ties such as res­i­den­cies, com­mis­sions and youth pro­grams. Our fur­ther goals … Con­tinue read­ing

Cinema Politica

Cin­ema Polit­ica is a Montreal-based media arts, non-profit net­work of com­mu­nity and cam­pus locals that screen inde­pen­dent polit­i­cal film and video by Cana­dian and inter­na­tional artists through­out Canada and abroad. We believe in the power of art to not only enter­tain … Con­tinue read­ing

Colectivo Toronto

Colec­tivo Toronto is ded­i­cated to the devel­op­ment and pre­sen­ta­tion of con­tem­po­rary art. We work in col­lab­o­ra­tion with other col­lec­tives, artist-run cen­tres, gal­leries and art orga­ni­za­tions. This col­lab­o­ra­tive process allows us to fos­ter impor­tant ties with the main­stream and the alter­na­tive … Con­tinue read­ing

Critical Distance Centre for Curators

Part gallery and pub­lisher, part pro­fes­sional asso­ci­a­tion and net­work, CDCC exists to: pro­vide oppor­tu­ni­ties and resources to cura­tors and artists for the pro­duc­tion of exhi­bi­tions and projects within a crit­i­cal frame­work; fos­ter cura­to­r­ial com­mu­nity and dis­course at all lev­els of pro­fes­sional devel­op­ment; pro­mote edu­ca­tion, … Con­tinue read­ing

Dames Making Games

Dames Mak­ing Games was founded in 2012 to meet a demon­strated need for more inclu­sive access to inde­pen­dent videogame arts and cul­ture by pro­vid­ing work space and resources to artists work­ing in the medium–especially those who are rarely afforded sup­port … Con­tinue read­ing

Ed Video Media Arts Centre

Ed Video exists to insti­gate and enable the cre­ation and exhi­bi­tion of inde­pen­dent media arts. Any­one can become a mem­ber, take work­shops, rent equip­ment, or take part in our events. Since 1976, Ed Video has helped mem­bers cre­ate video-based projects … Con­tinue read­ing

Factory Media Centre

The Fac­tory Media Cen­tre is a not-for-profit artist-driven resource cen­tre ded­i­cated to the pro­duc­tion and pro­mo­tion of cre­atively diverse forms of inde­pen­dent films, videos, and other stream­ing mul­ti­me­dia art forms. http://factorymediacentre.ca/

Gallery 44

Gallery 44 was founded in 1979 to estab­lish a cre­ative, sup­port­ive envi­ron­ment in which pho­tog­ra­phy could flour­ish. The artist-run cen­tre now con­sists of an art gallery, a resource cen­tre, and an afford­able dark­room and pro­duc­tion facil­ity for artis­tic cre­ation and … Con­tinue read­ing

Gallery TPW

Gallery TPW is a not-for-profit, artist-run cen­tre ded­i­cated to the pre­sen­ta­tion and crit­i­cal inves­ti­ga­tion of con­tem­po­rary still and time-based images, explor­ing the exchange between pho­tog­ra­phy, film and video. Through a diverse pro­gram of exhi­bi­tions, screen­ings, per­for­mance, new crit­i­cal writ­ing and unique pub­lic pro­grams, … Con­tinue read­ing

imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival

The Images Fes­ti­val is the largest fes­ti­val in North Amer­ica for exper­i­men­tal and inde­pen­dent mov­ing image cul­ture, show­cas­ing the inno­v­a­tive edge of inter­na­tional con­tem­po­rary media art both on and off the screen through film, video, instal­la­tion, music and per­for­mance. From … Con­tinue read­ing

Inclusive Arts London

          Inclu­sive Arts Lon­don is a regional col­lec­tive based on the social model of dis­abil­ity and is ded­i­cated to devel­op­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties for Deaf artists, dis­abled artists and artists from mar­gin­al­ized com­mu­ni­ties expe­ri­enc­ing iso­la­tion and lack of … Con­tinue read­ing

Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa Inc.

The Inde­pen­dent Film­mak­ers Co-operative of Ottawa Inc. (IFCO) is a cen­tre for artists who express their ideas, val­ues and expe­ri­ences using the medium of film. IFCO pro­vides, on a co-operative basis; access to train­ing, facil­i­ties, equip­ment, fund­ing, infor­ma­tion resources and … Con­tinue read­ing

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival

Inside Out is a non-profit reg­is­tered char­ity that is ded­i­cated to chal­leng­ing atti­tudes and chang­ing lives through the medium of queer cin­ema. The orga­ni­za­tion sup­ports les­bian, gay, bisex­ual and trans­gen­der (LGBT) audi­ences and film­mak­ers of all ages, races and abil­i­ties … Con­tinue read­ing

Inter Arts Matrix

Inter Arts Matrix fos­ters the devel­op­ment of works in which the var­i­ous artis­tic dis­ci­plines are not sim­ply set besides each other, but inter­min­gle and influ­ence each other, cre­at­ing new forms of expres­sion in the process. Whether a film, an exhi­bi­tion … Con­tinue read­ing


Inter­Ac­cess is Ontario’s only gallery and pro­duc­tion facil­ity devoted exclu­sively to elec­tronic media art. Our mis­sion is to expand the cul­tural space of tech­nol­ogy and to sup­port the full cycle of artis­tic prac­tice in elec­tronic media art. We reach out to … Con­tinue read­ing

Le Labo

Founded in 2004 in Toronto, Le Labo’s man­date is to pro­duce and pro­mote fran­coph­one media art and inter­dis­ci­pli­nary projects. Stu­dio ded­i­cated to research and pro­duc­tion, Le Labo’s pro­gram­ming includes res­i­den­cies, exhibitions/ instal­la­tions, work­shops and con­fer­ences. Le Labo is also com­mit­ted … Con­tinue read­ing

Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto (LIFT)

The Liai­son of Inde­pen­dent Film­mak­ers of Toronto (LIFT) is an artist-run char­i­ta­ble orga­ni­za­tion ded­i­cated to facil­i­tat­ing excel­lence in the mov­ing image through media arts edu­ca­tion and pro­duc­tion resources. LIFT exists to pro­vide sup­port and encour­age­ment for inde­pen­dent film­mak­ers and artists … Con­tinue read­ing

London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA)

Estab­lished in 2012, LOMAA is an emerg­ing, enthu­si­as­tic and devoted non-profit artist-run col­lec­tive that fos­ters col­lab­o­ra­tion, inves­ti­ga­tion and inno­va­tion by tap­ping into the tal­ent and serv­ing the needs of media artists in the Lon­don region. We help to sup­port and … Con­tinue read­ing

Media City Film Festival

Media City is an annual inter­na­tional fes­ti­val of film and video art pre­sented in Wind­sor, ON and Detroit, MI since 1994. Each year the fes­ti­val show­cases approx­i­mately 75 new films and videos in all gauges and for­mats in its Inter­na­tional … Con­tinue read­ing

Near North Mobile Media Lab (N2M2L)

The Near North Mobile Media Lab (N2M2L) is an arts col­lec­tive man­dated to pro­vide sup­port to the media arts com­mu­nity in our region of North­ern Ontario. We pro­vide access to media arts edu­ca­tion, oppor­tu­ni­ties for media arts dis­sem­i­na­tion, and sup­port … Con­tinue read­ing

Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival

Planet in Focus is Canada’s lead­ing not-for-profit envi­ron­men­tal film orga­ni­za­tion. Since 1999, Planet in Focus has played a sig­nif­i­cant role in help­ing to raise aware­ness about the state of our planet using the power of film. As the pro­ducer of … Con­tinue read­ing

Pleasure Dome

Plea­sure Dome is an exhi­bi­tion col­lec­tive ded­i­cated t the pre­sen­ta­tion o artists’ mov­ing images. Since the fall of 1989, Plea­sure Dome has pre­sented diverse exper­i­men­tal media arts, as such we strive to nur­ture an appre­ci­a­tion for artists’ mov­ing images in … Con­tinue read­ing

Quinte Film Alternative (QFA)

The Quinte Film Alter­na­tive (QFA) Great Movie Wednes­days! offer Quinte res­i­dents the oppor­tu­nity to see first-rate, first-run films that wouldn’t oth­er­wise light up the movie screens in this area. The Quinte Film Alter­na­tive is a not-for-profit orga­ni­za­tion run by a hand­ful of vol­un­teers on behalf … Con­tinue read­ing

re:assemblage collective

The re:assemblage col­lec­tive is com­mit­ted to cham­pi­oning under­rep­re­sented voices and per­spec­tives through pub­lic film/video screen­ings. We are itin­er­ant and inten­tional. We are “reassem­bling” assump­tions about artist film/video prac­tices: who is shown and the forms of works cham­pi­oned. We are inspired … Con­tinue read­ing

Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival

Reelout exists to cel­e­brate queer media arts and to con­tribute to com­mu­nity vital­ity by pro­gram­ming mate­ri­als that focus on issues of sex­u­al­ity, race, cul­ture, reli­gion, class, gen­der, abil­ity, health and age, thereby pur­pose­fully draw­ing together and ini­ti­at­ing chal­leng­ing dia­logue among … Con­tinue read­ing

Regent Park Film Festival

The Regent Park Film Fes­ti­val is Toronto’s only free-of-charge com­mu­nity film fes­ti­val, ded­i­cated to show­cas­ing local and inter­na­tional inde­pen­dent works rel­e­vant to inner-city com­mu­ni­ties like Regent Park, the largest and old­est pub­lic hous­ing project in Canada. The Festival’s prin­ci­pal activ­ity is … Con­tinue read­ing

Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival

The first fes­ti­val of its kind in the world and cur­rently the largest, Ren­dezvous with Mad­ness was founded in 1993 and is pro­duced each year by Work­man Arts. Ren­dezvous inves­ti­gates the facts and mytholo­gies sur­round­ing men­tal ill­ness and addic­tion as pre­sented by both … Con­tinue read­ing

SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Centre)

SAVAC (South Asian Visual Arts Cen­tre) is an artist-run cen­tre ded­i­cated to the devel­op­ment and pre­sen­ta­tion of con­tem­po­rary visual and media art by South Asian artists. Our mis­sion is to pro­duce inno­v­a­tive pro­grams that explore issues and ideas shap­ing South Asian … Con­tinue read­ing

SAW Video Media Art Centre

SAW Video is an artist-run cen­tre com­mit­ted to sup­port­ing the ground-breaking artis­tic pro­duc­tion, pre­sen­ta­tion and pro­gram­ming of inde­pen­dent video and media art. SAW Video pro­vides many ser­vices to its mem­bers includ­ing afford­able tech­ni­cal facil­i­ties and a wide range of pro­grams. … Con­tinue read­ing

The Hand Eye Society

The Hand Eye Soci­ety is a Toronto not-for-profit ded­i­cated to sup­port­ing and show­cas­ing videogames made pri­mar­ily as a form of cre­ative expres­sion. We pro­vide audi­ence devel­op­ment, edu­ca­tion, cre­ative oppor­tu­ni­ties, men­tor­ship, knowl­edge shar­ing and inspi­ra­tion to game cre­ators, enthu­si­asts, and the … Con­tinue read­ing

The Images Festival

The Images Fes­ti­val is the largest fes­ti­val in North Amer­ica for exper­i­men­tal and inde­pen­dent mov­ing image cul­ture, show­cas­ing the inno­v­a­tive edge of inter­na­tional con­tem­po­rary media art both on and off the screen through film, video, instal­la­tion, music and per­for­mance. From … Con­tinue read­ing

Toronto Animated Image Society (TAIS)

The Toronto Ani­mated Image Soci­ety is a non-profit, artist-run cen­tre that explores and pro­motes the art of ani­ma­tion and sup­ports ani­ma­tors as artists. Over the past 25 years, TAIS has encour­aged the exchange of infor­ma­tion, facil­i­ties, ideas and aes­thet­ics within … Con­tinue read­ing

Toronto Jewish Film Festival

The Toronto Jew­ish Film Fes­ti­val (TJFF) is the largest Jewish-contest film fes­ti­val of over 100 world­wide.  TJFF presents the best fea­ture film, doc­u­men­taries and shorts from Canada and around the world on themes of Jew­ish cul­ture and iden­tity.  TJFF hosts … Con­tinue read­ing

Toronto Queer Film Festival

The Toronto Queer Film Fes­ti­val show­cases con­tem­po­rary, inno­v­a­tive, queer and trans film and video art. We are espe­cially inter­ested in sup­port­ing for­mally exper­i­men­tal films and/or social jus­tice themed projects that cen­ter the expe­ri­ences of Indige­nous peo­ple, peo­ple of color, peo­ple … Con­tinue read­ing

Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival

The Toronto Reel Asian Inter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val is a unique show­case of con­tem­po­rary Asian cin­ema and work from the Asian dias­pora, fuel­ing the grow­ing appre­ci­a­tion for Asian cin­ema in Canada. Reel Asian pro­duces an annual pub­lic film and video fes­ti­val … Con­tinue read­ing

Trinity Square Video

TSV is an artist-run cen­tre that pro­vides inde­pen­dent artists and arts/community orga­ni­za­tions with video production/postproduction sup­port and ser­vices at acces­si­ble rates. Here since 1971, TSV is an impor­tant part of the media arts com­mu­nity and is com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing a … Con­tinue read­ing

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 … Con­tinue read­ing


Vibra­Fu­sion­Lab is an inter­ac­tive cre­ative media stu­dio that pro­motes and encour­ages the cre­ation of new acces­si­ble art forms, includ­ing the vibro­tac­tile. The Lab inves­ti­gate the poten­tial of vibra­tion as a form of inclu­sive artis­tic expres­sion for artists and arts pre­sen­ters … Con­tinue read­ing


Estab­lished in 1980, Vtape is a not-for-profit infor­ma­tion resource cen­tre and dis­tri­b­u­tion sys­tem for video art. Born from a love of video art,as a spe­cial­ized dis­trib­u­tor, Vtape has become a leader in media art exhi­bi­tion, restora­tion, and migra­tion. Vtape makes … Con­tinue read­ing


VUCAVU is a national film and video dig­i­tal dis­tri­b­u­tion plat­form rep­re­sent­ing the col­lec­tions of eight Cana­dian dis­tri­b­u­tion part­ners whose com­bined hold­ings total  approx­i­mately 14,000 works span­ning 45 years. VUCAVU helps the work of Cana­dian film­mak­ers and video artists be seen by … Con­tinue read­ing

White Water Gallery

White Water Gallery is a not-for-profit artist-run cen­tre com­mit­ted to sup­port­ing artis­tic prac­tices that are inno­v­a­tive and rel­e­vant. Under­stand­ing the need to advance the public’s thresh­old for view­ing con­tem­po­rary art, the gallery encour­ages out­reach pro­gram­ming that pro­motes acces­si­bil­ity and shared … Con­tinue read­ing

YYZ Artists Outlet

YYZ sup­ports crit­i­cal and exper­i­men­tal artis­tic prac­tices through exhi­bi­tions, pub­lish­ing, edu­ca­tional pro­grams, and the com­mis­sion­ing of new works. By pri­or­i­tiz­ing the agency of artists, YYZ pro­vides a unique plat­form for build­ing com­mu­ni­ties and advance­ment of cul­ture. http://www.yyzartistsoutlet.org/