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

Wed 2 June
10 - 10am
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Recent Events

Thu 8 April
8pm - 9pm
Full Circle Exhibition
Tue 23 February
6pm - 8pm
Writing a Web Series Part Four
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Workshops in April

Mon 26 April
 6 - 8 pm 
Grant Writing Lab
members $0-$10  (others $55)
Thu 29 April
 6 - 8 pm 
Directing Actors
members $0-$10  (others $55)

Workshops in May

Mon 3 May
 6 - 8 pm 
How to Pitch a TV Show
members $0-$10  (others $55)
Wed 5 May
 6 - 8 pm 
Part II: Thu 6 May
 6pm - 8pm.

Part III: Fri 7 May
 6pm - 8pm.

Structuring A Screenplay
members $0-$30  (others $145)
Tue 11 May
 6 - 8 pm 
Part II: Tue 18 May
 6pm - 8pm.

Structure Your Screenplay: Advanced
members $0-$20  (others $110)
Thu 13 May
 6 - 8 pm 
Sound Editing For Film
members $0-$10  (others $55)
Thu 20 May
 6 - 8 pm 
Part II: Thu 27 May
 6pm - 8pm.

Part III: Thu 3 Jun
 6pm - 8pm.

Intro to Sketch Comedy Writing
members $0-$30  (others $145)
Tue 25 May
 6 - 7 pm 
Financing Your Film
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

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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