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. Its services and programs are designed to create an atmosphere that inspires production through the exchange of ideas around form, content and style. In concrete terms, SAW Video supports independent media artists with affordable access to video production and post-production facilities, grants and mentorship programs, a comprehensive range of introductory, intermediate and advanced workshops, as well as screenings and exhibitions.
SAW Video values diversity and actively promotes access and equity for all artists regardless of age, class, gender, sexual orientation, language, race or ability. The centre is committed to providing affordable access to all programs and activities, to increasing francophone services and programming, and to paying artist fees for all programmed events and exhibits.