Canada Council Shares CADAC Reports on Media Arts Organizations

The Canada Council for the Arts has shared the findings from two recent sector reports from their series on Understanding Canadian Arts Through CADAC Data.

The reports were prepared by the Canada Council's Research, Evaluation and Performance Measurement Section in collaboration with the Media Arts Section, and highlight CADAC (Canadian Arts Data / Données sur les arts au Canada) facts on a sampling of Presentation organizations and Production centres across Canada. CADAC is a web-based application dedicated to the collection, dissemination and analysis of financial and statistical information about Canadian arts organizations. Using CADAC data, the reports provide a picture of Canada Council-funded media arts presenters and production centres, their activities and organizational stability. 

49 Media Arts Presenters in Canada

Some of the key findings from the 2015 report on Media Arts Presenters are: 

  • The majority of earned revenue, $18.9M or 64% in 2013, came from production and presenting / hosting admissions and box office.
  • Public funding to these 49 media arts presenters remained relatively stable, increasing slightly from $19.1M in 2009 to $20.8M in 2013.
  • In 2013, more than 19,000 film / video / media screenings were programmed and presented locally. In addition, 3,910 screenings were presented nationally and 464 internationally.
  • The total attendance at all film / video / media screenings is more than 1.9M.

Read the full report on 49 Media Arts Presenters in Canada by clicking here.

45 Media Arts Production Centres in Canada

Some of the key findings from the 2015 report on Media Arts Production centres are: 

  • These 45 media arts production centres saw an increase in earned revenues from $4M in 2009 to $5.7M in 2013, representing an increased share of these revenues from 21% to 30% of total revenues in the same period.
  • In 2013, more than 2,780 film / video / media screenings were programmed and presented locally. In addition, 1,578 screenings were presented nationally and 57 internationally.
  • In 2013, there were 50,700 participants at more than 2,000 Professional development and education activities. Further to this, there were 923 workshops for almost 9,000 participants.

Read the full report on 45 Media Arts Production Centres in Canada by clicking here

 

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