Knot Projections: Call for Artists

SAW Video is seeking five artists to participate in its Knot Projections program. Artists must be based within the Champlain Region, which includes Ottawa-Carleton, Renfrew, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry, and Prescott & Russell.

Applicants must submit a letter of interest, a CV and bio, and documentation of previous work by October 2, 2018. Artists at emerging to mid-career stages, as well as established artists, are encouraged to apply and there is no application fee for this program.

Upcoming Grants for Media Artists Info Session + Workshop

Attention independent media artists and digital artists! Join the Canada Council for the Arts at SAW Video for an information session about arts funding opportunities from the Canada Council for the Arts. This session is specifically designed for individual artists, groups/collectives, curators and critics working in Media Arts (Moving Images and New Media) and Digital Arts.

CBC Highlights New Voices Program

Instructors Radamis Zaky and Aia Rafaat and program participants Yousef Silwady and Gabriela Calugay-Casuga were on CBC Ottawa's radio show In Town and Out (91.5 FM) on Saturday, August 18 to talk about the New Voices program. New Voices is a summer video production program for newcomer, refugee, and immigrant youth, offered in partnership with the Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization's youth program YOCISO and supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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.