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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76 Geary Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M6H 2B5

Recent Events

There are no events scheduled at this time.
Fri 5 August
6pm - 8pm
Structuring a Screenplay Part 2
Thu 28 July
6pm - 9pm
An Inventory of Some Strictly Visible Things A CSV Gallery Exhibition in Partnership with CFMDC!
Thu 30 June
5:47pm - 6:47pm

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Workshops in August

Tue 23 August
 6 - 9 pm 
Cinematography - Theory and Practice
members $0-$12  (others $55)
Wed 24 August
 6 - 8 pm 
Experimental Documentary Making
members $0-$12  (others $55)
Tue 30 August
 6 - 9 pm 
Concept Development From Idea to Production
members $0-$12  (others $55)

Recent Workshops

There are no events scheduled at this time.
Thu 4 August
6pm - 8pm
(Part II: Fri 5 Aug
6pm - 8pm)

Structuring A Screenplay
members $24   (others $110)
Wed 27 July
6pm - 8pm
Intro to Documentary Filmmaking
members $12   (others $55)
available workshops 103 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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