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

76 Geary Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M6H 2B5

Recent Events

There are no events scheduled at this time.
Fri 24 June
3:54pm - 4:54pm

Tue 24 May
4pm - 5pm
Courage in Crazy Exhibition In Partnership with CSV and Contact Festival
Thu 19 May
6pm - 8pm
Directing Actors
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Recent Workshops

There are no scheduled workshops at this time.
Thu 2 June
6pm - 8pm
Writing Your First Short Film
members $12   (others $55)
Fri 27 May
6pm - 8pm
Comprehensive Media Arts Installations
members $12   (others $55)
Thu 5 May
6pm - 8pm
(Part II: Thu 12 May
6pm - 8pm)

(Part III: Thu 19 May
6pm - 8pm)

Directing Actors
members $36   (others $165)
Wed 4 May
6pm - 8pm
The Art of the Interview
members $10   (others $65)
Tue 3 May
6pm - 8pm
(Part II: Tue 10 May
6pm - 8pm)

(Part III: Tue 17 May
6pm - 8pm)

Producing Your First Short Film
members $36   (others $165)
available workshops 101 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

Samay Arcentales Program Coordinator

Bita Joudaki Workshop/Equipment Coordinator

Yazid Mohamednur

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
76 Geary Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M6H 2B5 Canada
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