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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Recent Events

There are no events scheduled at this time.
Wed 5 October
6pm - 9pm
Iftology The craft of psychology and being a master filmmaker - with Curt Jaimungal
Wed 28 September
7pm - 9:30pm
360 Video Meetup - It's Free! with Karen Vanderborght - Creative Director NFB
Wed 3 August
6pm - 10pm
CSV Presents: Loon, Twit and Nitwit
more  all events

Workshops in October

Thu 27 October
6 - 9 pm 
Intro to Game Design

members $0-$10  (others $45)
Sat 29 October
10 am - 5 pm 
Introduction to the Canon DSLR
members $0-$25  (others $105)

Workshops in November

Sun 6 November
10 am - 5 pm 
Introduction to DaVinci Resolve
members $0-$25  (others $105)
Thu 10 November
6 - 9 pm 
The Art of the Interview
members $0-$10  (others $25)
Sat 12 November
10 am - 5 pm 
Avid: Intermediate
members $0-$25  (others $105)
Thu 17 November
6 - 9 pm 
Digital Workflows from Stem to Stern
members $0-$10  (others $25)
Sat 19 November
10 am - 5 pm 
Sound Recording on Location
members $0-$25  (others $105)
Thu 24 November
6 - 9 pm 
Installing Works and building community connection
members $0-$10  (others $25)
more 3 more scheduled workshops



568 Richmond St. W, Toronto M5V 1Y9

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Fluidity on Film

Sketch in partnership with CSV is offering a 10 week intensive video program for LGBTTQQ2SIA youth 16-29 to explore fluidity of sexuality, gender & identity through moving images.  more

Staff Directory

Office: Weekdays 10am - 5pm
65 Bellwoods Ave, Toronto M6J 3N4
☎ 416 603 6564
csv [at] charlesstreetvideo [dot] com

Ross Turnbull General Manager
rosst [at] charlesstreetvideo [dot] com

Greg Woodbury Operations Manager
greg [at] charlesstreetvideo [dot] com

Pam Baer Program Co-ordinator
pam [at] charlesstreetvideo [dot] com

Guillermina Buzio

Madelayne Hajek Assistant Equipment/Program Coordinator

Nancy Paterson Facilities Coordinator

Konrad Skreta Audio/Video Technician
konrad [dot] skreta [at] charlesstreetvideo [dot] com

Nadene Theriault-Copeland Financial
admin [at] charlesstreetvideo [dot] com

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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 10am-5pm
416.603.6564      416.603.6567
568 Richmond Street West
PO Box 52456 RPO Queen Bathust, Toronto M5V 3T8 Canada
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