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2022 Membership Career Launcher, Trinity Square Video (TSV)



Congratulations to Sophie Duarte, Sofia Lagrotta and Walker Akhlaghi on being the recipients of the Trinity Square Video Membership Career Launcher. 

Walker Akhlaghi  is a Persian and Korean mixed media artist based in Toronto. They have aclassically trained arts background but branched into experimental film,illustration, and animation while at OCAD University. They strive tocreate works for the unconventional, focusing mainly on themes of raw queerexpression, mental health, and horror.  


Sophie Duarte

Sofia Lagrotta


Founded in 1971, Trinity Square Video (TSV) is one of Canada’s first artist-run centres and its oldest media arts centre. For 50 years, Trinity Square has been a champion of media arts practices. Their activities are guided by a goal to increase their members’ and audiences’ understanding and imagination of what media arts practices can be. Trinity Square strives to create supportive environments, encouraging artistic and curatorial experimentation that challenge medium specificity through education, production and presentation supports.

The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the inaugural Trinity Square Video Membership Career Launcher for students in their graduating term. Three (3) successful applicants will be awarded a Producing Membership with TSV ($100 value) and $500 in credits to go towards the rental of TSV equipment, and participation in workshops. TSV offers equipment such as cameras, lenses, lights, projectors, screens, 360 cameras, and audio gear just to name a few. Past workshops at TSV include focuses on AR & VR, character development, script writing, software such as Blender, the Adobe Creative Suite, Da Vinci Resolve, and much more. This is an amazing opportunity to become part of a larger creative community and gain access to the excellent multidisciplinary facilities that Trinity Square Video has to offer.

Visit TSV’s website for their full membership & workshop offerings


Three (3) successful candidates will each receive:

  • $100 Producing Membership (1 year)
  • $500 Credit towards equipment and workshops


Sunday, April 3, 2022, 11:59 PM ET


The OCAD U RBC CEAD is committed to promoting substantive equality for equity-seeking groups that are under-represented in the creative sector. We encourage applications from first-time applicants to the program and graduates of equity-seeking communities including racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities / expressions. Applicants are welcome to advise the CEAD of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Applicants who need assistance with their submissions are invited to connect with the RBC CEAD for Advising supportClick here to learn more about how to book an advising appointment.


Applicants who have concerns about meeting a Career Launcher application deadline are invited to connect with the CEAD in order to discuss possible alternatives. We encourage all who might require assistance with the application process to reach out to determine available support. Outreach of this nature should be undertaken at least one week prior to the published application deadline.


Trinity Square Video

Location: 401 Richmond St. W, Suite 121, Toronto, ON, M5V3A8


Friday, March 25, 2022
1:30 - 3:00 PM
Click here to RSVP

Join our upcoming info session at the Cultural Community Expo to learn more about Trinity Square Video, other membership/resource related Career Launchers and tips for putting together a strong application.


  • Current undergraduate or Master’s level student in their graduating year
  • Priority will be given to applicants who have not previously received a Career Launcher opportunity
  • Applicants will only be considered for one (1) Membership Career Launcher. Please do not simultaneously apply for more than one opportunity. Students are welcome to apply for the Career Launcher fund to support alternative pathways to access facilities and memberships


  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email)
  • Current CV
  • Website/social media
  • A statement of interest that contextualizes your intent to use the membership and outlines the significance of the opportunity to your practice (400 words max)

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