Charles Street Video

Industrial Strength Media Art Production

Charles Street Video (CSV) is a non-profit production organization established in 1981 to help support media artists. We provide affordable access to equipment and post-production editing facilities for creating videos, films, installations and other media art forms. We offer regular workshops, training sessions and residencies.

CSV also commissions artists to create new works, and sponsors a variety of youth-oriented production programs and post-secondary scholarships. We actively participate in local exhibitions of media art through our partnerships with arts organizations and grassroots festivals.

Charles Street Video fosters the creation of media art, encourages experimentation, and develops an artistic community and is Toronto’s leading media arts production centre where emerging and established artists gather and achieve their artistic vision.

CSV is supported by its members, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council for operating funding and by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage, the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Canada Council for the Arts for capital funding.

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The Toronto Media Arts Centre (2nd floor)
32 Lisgar Street, Toronto, Ontario M6J 0C9

Upcoming Events

Tue 16 February
6 - 8pm
Writing a Web Series Part Three

Recent Events

Fri 18 December
6pm - 9pm
Holiday Video Chuck: Digital Edition
Thu 17 December
2pm - 2pm
but i can create the future a virtual exhibition of photography and animation from youth in media art for newcomer youth (many)
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Workshops in January

Thu 21 January
 7 - 9 pm 
Part II: Thu 28 Jan
 7pm - 9pm.

Part III: Thu 4 Feb
 7pm - 9pm.

Introduction to Screenwriting
members $0-$30  (others $150)
Wed 27 January
 6 - 8 pm 
Part II: Wed 3 Feb
 6pm - 8pm.

Live Streaming Online for Artists
members $0-$10  (others $55)
Sat 30 January
 2 - 5 pm 
Introduction To Projection Mapping
members $0-$60  (others $150)

Workshops in February

Tue 2 February
 6 - 8 pm 
Part II: Tue 9 Feb
 6pm - 8pm.

Part III: Tue 16 Feb
 6pm - 8pm.

Part IV: Tue 23 Feb
 6pm - 8pm.

Writing a Web Series
members $0-$40  (others $200)
Fri 5 February
 6 - 8 pm 
The Art of the Interview
members $0-$10  (others $55)
Sat 6 February
 6 - 8 pm 
Titan Tube Demo
members $0-$10  (others $55)
Thu 25 February
 6 - 7 pm 
The Business of Screenwriting
members $0-$10  (others $55)

Workshops in March

Tue 2 March
 6 - 8 pm 
Introduction to Video Editing
members $0-$10  (others $55)
more 3 more scheduled workshops



Residency 2017

Alice Il Shin Residency

So You Think You Can Pitch? Established Artist 2017  more

Staff Directory

Office: Weekdays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
32 Lisgar St. 2nd fl. M6J 0C9 Toronto

☎ 416 603 6564

Ross Turnbull General Manager

Greg Woodbury Operations Manager

Samay Arcentales Program Coordinator

Kourtney Jackson Assistant Programming/Equipment Coordinator

Bita Joudaki Workshop/Equipment Coordinator

Konrad Skreta Audio/Video Technician

Nadene Theriault-Copeland Financial

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CSV Maker Space Project

Call for Proposals CSV is looking for artists and collectives interested in promoting dialogue and experimentation about media art. Through our maker space program we are facilitating an open door opportunity to engage with our space and resources.  more
Office Hours: Weekdays 10:00 - 17:00
416.603.6564      Fax: 416.603.6566
The Toronto Media Arts Centre (2nd floor)
32 Lisgar Street, Toronto, Ontario M6J 0C9 Canada
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