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 19 November
3pm - 3pm
Infinite Distance Exhibition
Thu 21 October
6pm - 8pm
In My Toolkit Workshops Announcing a free virtual film program by and for racialized 2SLGBTQ+ filmmakers and film creatives
Sat 2 October
8pm - 8pm
Here. Within. Window Projection with Geary Art Crawl
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Recent Workshops

There are no scheduled workshops at this time.
Tue 7 December
6pm - 8pm
Lighting and shooting on your own
members $10   (others $55)
Thu 2 December
6pm - 8pm
Producing During The Pandemic
members $10   (others $55)
Wed 24 November
6pm - 8pm
Producing Short Films
members $15   (others $45)
Tue 23 November
6pm - 8pm
Immersive Storytelling with 360 Video
members $10   (others $55)
Mon 22 November
6pm - 8pm
Grant Writing Essentials - In the Age of COVID
members $10   (others $55)
available workshops 99 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

Kourtney Jackson Assistant Programming/Equipment 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
76 Geary Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M6H 2B5 Canada
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