Equipment Depot Closed from Thursday night until Tuesday morning

Attention SAW Video members! Have a shoot coming up this week/weekend and need equipment? Make sure to book and pick up what you need by Thursday at 6PM (FYI we close at 6PM, so please don't come in by 5:30PM for a pick up)! The equipment DEPOT will be CLOSED Friday, August 17 to Monday, August 20 (inclusive) and reopening Tuesday, August 21, due to ongoing construction around and in the Arts Court building.

August Holiday Closure: August 4-6

SAW Video be closed Saturday to Monday (August 4-6) for the August Civic Holiday long weekend and will reopen Tuesday (August 7, 2018). Please also be advised that the entrance at 67 Nicholas Street will be unavailable throughout the month of August, due to ongoing construction. During this time members and visitors should use the Arts Court main entrance at 2 Daly Avenue.

JumpstART 2018 Artists and Mentors

SAW Video Media Arts Centre is proud to welcome a new cohort of artists and mentors into the 2018 edition of JumpstART, our longest running grant program. Artists participating in JumpstART 2018 include Rachel Gray, Lynda Hall, Mona Osman, Liliana Reckless, and Jeannette Tossounnian. These emerging media artists will be supported by a group of established media artists and filmmakers, including some former JumpstART participants.The works produced will be presented by SAW Video in the summer of 2019.

In Between Remembering: Intergenerational Practice

SAW Video and Knot Project Space are proud to present In Between Remembering, conversation between with naakita feldman-kiss, Nelly Matorina and Ivanie Aubin-Malo, moderated by Ottawa-based artist, filmmaker and choreographer, Laura Taler. This conversation is presented as part of a series of events that brings together three young artists who are exploring intergenerational exchange (understood as the processes of learning, modes of relation and collaborative exercises that occur between generations) in their respective practices.

Où sont les ancêtres?

SAW Video and Knot Project Space are proud to present a performance by artist, dancer and choreographer Ivanie Aubin-Malo. Responding to and utilizing the layout of our current five-channel video installation by naakita feldman-kiss Wednesdays, Before Piano, Aubin-Malo will present an iteration of her performance work Où sont les ancêtres? .

Announcing New Voices

New Voices is a 6-week Video Production Program for newcomer, refugee and first-generation immigrant youth ages 13 to 24 offered in partnership with YOCISO, the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization`s Youth Program. Under the guidance of SAW Video instructors, filmmakers Radamis Zaky and Aia Raafat, the ten participants registered for the program will have the opportunity to conceive, shoot, direct, and edit, short videos about their own experiences as newcomers in Canada.