3422 Dundas Street West
416-604-1492 /1-866-252-1394

Getting Started

The DV Shop has a table at the front of the store where film and video freelancers can leave their business cards or fliers to promote services, training, film screenings, networking events, etc. If you can't make it down to the shop during business hours feel free to mail us your material or leave it in our mailbox outside the store.

If you want to connect with other Toronto filmmakers, post a message here

Toronto Training Resources

Actors Jam @ The 519
Actors' Jam is an acting and learning experience for anyone age 18 or over. Explore monologues, scenes, improvs, rants, audition pieces, poems, and stories for two hours each week.

Centre For The Arts
Acting and Filmmaking for Teens.

Offers personalized and on-site video editing training.

Film Studies in Canada
Listings by province.

Hart House
Offers filmmaking courses.

Variety Store Productions
Offers on-site training in Final Cut Pro.

Media Arts Centres, Co-ops, Collectives

Joining a co-op gives you access to services, training and equipment.

Charles Street Video
Artist-run centre in Toronto. Great facility, very accessible.

Electronic media arts centre offering offer production facilities and exhibition opportunities.

Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto.

Mercer Union
Artist-run centre including the Back Gallery equipped with a drop-ceiling for screenings.

Trinity Square Video
Provides access to subsidized video production.

Pleasure Dome
Exhibition collective dedicated to the presentation of experimental film and video.

Networking Groups

Toronto Screenwriters Meet-Up

Toronto Filmmakers Meet-Up

Find more meet-up groups for acting, improv, etc here