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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NEW New Location

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

Upcoming Events

Wed 18 July
6:30 - 9:30pm
Video Chuck: Summer Fun @ TMAC Video Chuck is a chance to bring together our community, socialize, network, and highlight CSV members' work.
Thu 26 July
7 - 9pm
Ambisonics for Facebook and YouTube In collaboration with Soundhackers!

Recent Events

Wed 27 June
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Share Tech: 360 Cameras
more  all events

Workshops in August

Sat 11 August
10 am - 5 pm 
Sound Recording on Location
members $0-$10  (others $65)
Wed 15 August
6 - 9 pm 
(Part II: Thu 16 Aug
6pm - 9pm)

Introduction to 360 Storytelling
members $0-$50  (others $210)
Thu 30 August
6 - 9 pm 
Introduction to Sony FS7
members $0-$10  (others $65)

Workshops in September

Wed 12 September
6 - 9 pm 
Introduction to Post-Production Sound
members $0-$25  (others $105)
Thu 20 September
6 - 9 pm 
Introduction to the RED Dragon Camera
members $0-$25  (others $105)
available workshops 65 available 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

Pam Baer Program Co-ordinator (on leave)

Ayisha Lineo Gariba

Nancy Paterson Facilities Coordinator

Konrad Skreta Audio/Video Technician

Jennifer Su Assistant Program Coordinator (interim)

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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