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Media Arists Creation Projects: Grant Application

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Media Arists Creation Projects: Grant Application
  • Event DateOctober 18, 2022
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About Media Arists Creation Projects: Grant Application

The program supports individual professional Ontario-based media artists/directors working with film, video, audio, digital, new media, video and electronic games, and virtual reality as independent artist-controlled art forms in the production and post-production phases of their projects.

The program has two categories:
Emerging Artist: You have completed at least one independent media work and are not currently enrolled in a formal media arts education program.
Mid-Career & Established Artist: You have completed at least two previous media works independently. Mid-Career artists have a history of independent media arts practice of at least 5 years. Established artists have a history of independent media arts practice of at least 15 years.

Grant amount(s):
Emerging: $10,000 maximum
Mid-Career & Established: $40,000 maximum

Eligible applicants include:
- Artists/directors who are residents of Ontario
- Artists/directors who work with or without a producer
- Artists/directors who hold copyright over the work. Contracts with producers or other funders must not require that you give up such control, even if they are arranged after you have received confirmation of OAC support
emerging, mid-career or established artists/directors who have completed the requisite number of independent works
- Graduate students who are applying to the Mid-Career & Established category only. You must provide a letter from the department head stating your proposed project is not a part of your academic program

What the program funds:
- Production and post-production costs, including artist and personnel fees, related travel expenses, insurance, promotional materials, prototyping, rights for visuals and sound/music, facility and equipment rentals, purchase of small-scale equipment, software, electronics and similar materials required to carry out the project

Visit the grant website for full details, exclusion criteria and application.


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