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 Location

568 Richmond St. W, Toronto M5V 1Y9

Upcoming Events

Thu 26 November
6 - 9pm
Concept Development From Idea to Production

Recent Events

Wed 30 September
6pm - 8pm
Media Arts grant program from the Toronto Art
Thu 24 September
7pm - 11pm
CSV Fall Video Chuck at Bento Miso -862 Richmond West
more  all events

Workshops in October

Sat 10 October
10 am - 4 pm 
Introduction to AVID
members $25   (others $105)
Thu 15 October
6 - 9 pm 
Introduction to the RED Dragon Camera
members $10   (others $65)
Sat 17 October
10 am - 4 pm 
Introduction to the Canon DSLR
members $25   (others $105)
Sun 25 October
10 am - 4 pm 
Introduction to Adobe After Effects
members $25   (others $105)
Sat 31 October
10 am - 4 pm 
Avid: Intermediate
members $25   (others $105)

Workshops in November

Sun 1 November
10 am - 4 pm 
Introduction to Adobe Premiere
members $25   (others $105)
Thu 5 November
6 - 9 pm 
Intro to Game Design

members $10   (others $45)
Sun 8 November
10 am - 4 pm 
Sound Recording on Location
members $25   (others $105)
more 8 more scheduled workshops


Residency 2015

Celeste Koon Residency

So You Think you Can Pitch Emerging Artist 2015  more

Staff Directory

Office: Weekdays 10am - 5pm
65 Bellwoods Ave, Toronto M6J 3N4
☎ 416 603 6564

Ross Turnbull General Manager

Greg Woodbury Operations Manager

Pam Baer Program Co-ordinator

Paule Kelly-Rhéaume Summer Equipment Coordinator

Nancy Paterson Facilities 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 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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