Established in 1967, CFMDC is a not-for-profit, non-commercial media arts distributor that specializes in independent, artist made work on film and video including works from historically underrepresented communities. We advocate for a holistic understanding of production, distribution and exhibition that prioritizes artist rights, accessibility and the creation of new audiences through education and critical thinking. We have one of the most important collections of artist-made moving image on film in Canada and have recently moved into a facility with a specially designed space for our 16mm, 35mm and (s)8mm collection.
Through a unique and successful national and international distribution service, CFMDC makes its collection available for preview, rental or sale for the purposes of research, exhibition, screening and broadcast as well as for institutional and private acquisition. We work with and distribute on multiple formats including; celluloid, video, digital, and DCP. Both physical media and online streaming.
CFMDC.tv is a public online space for screenings, discussions, and other CFMDC-affiliated programming. It's an online space where CFMDC can connect with our members and extended communities to watch media work together and foster critical dialogue.