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As part of our 50th anniversary, Vidéographe hopes to strengthen ties with its community, with a focus on three areas of activity in particular. Your donation will allow us to improve our member services, support the development of excellence in moving image practices, and continue to make a positive contribution to society.

Donate to develop artists’ careers
  • Increase Vidéographe’s distribution activities in Canada and abroad at festivals, museums, artist-run centres and other institutions;
  • Offer more continuing professional development training opportunities for artists;
  • Improve access to cutting edge technical digitization services as well as workspace and equipment hire.
Donate to push the limits of moving image practices
  • Establish and maintain the Robert-Forget Award, so that every two years a $5,000 grant is awarded to a Quebec artist, curator or researcher who has made an exceptional contribution to the development of moving image practices in Quebec;
  • Ensure the continued running of our mentoring and creation support programs;
  • Promote diverse points of view through, for example, our residency program for D/deaf practitioners.
Donate to develop ideas
  • Foster interest in the video arts among adolescents and young adults by facilitating access;
  • Strengthen our collaborations with Montréal schools and community organizations such as Dans la rue, La Maison d’Haïti and the Centre jeunesse Le Beau Voyage;
  • Positively contribute to the community and to discourse around societal issues through the Vithèque collection.


“Not having studied cinematography, Vidéographe offered me legitimacy as filmmaker and helped me to see myself as an artist working in moving image and photography.”

– Sarah Seené, artist member since 2020

“Without Vidéographe, distribution of my work nationally and internationally would have been a huge burden, and I know far less successful.”

-Donigan Cumming, artist distributed since 2005

“I know that video’s continuing evolution is thanks in part to Vidéographe, which is always on the lookout for the latest artistic and technological developments.”

-Sylvie Laliberté, artist distributed since 1996


OUR DEVOTED DONORS: $100 and over (or $8/month)
  • Recognition on the website;
  • Invitation to Vidéographe’s 50th Anniversary event at which the Robert-Forget Award will be given;
  • A special 50th anniversary poster.
OUR ADORABLE ALTRUISTS: $250 and over (or $21/month)
  • All of the advantages of the previous category;
  • + An annual subscription to Vithèque;
  • + An annual membership at Vidéographe.
OUR BENEVOLENT BENEFACTORS: $500 and over (or $42/month)
  • All of the advantages of the previous category;
  • + Special Mention on our social media channels;
  • + A pair of tickets for the special anniversary screening of Les Vidéographes at the Cinémathèque québécoise at the end of November 2021.
OUR PREEMINENT PHILANTHROPISTS: $1000 and over (or $85/month)
  • All of the advantages of the previous category;
  • + Special recognition at our anniversary event on the occasion of the 50th anniversary and in the annual report;
  • + Two pairs of tickets for the special anniversary screening of Les Vidéographes at the Cinémathèque québécoise at the end of November 2021;
  • VIP invitation to new acquisitions and meet the artists evenings.

Vidéographe wishes to thank its loyal donors for their generous contributions in 2019-21


RBC Foundation + La Fondation des Sourds du Québec + Caisse du Plateau Mont-Royal + Caisse de la Culture Desjardins


ADORABLE ALTRUISTS ($250 and over)

Philippe Hamelin + Donigan Cumming + Léonard Forest

DEVOTED DONORS ($100 and over)

Marie Archambault + Marc Degryse + Pierre Hébert + Mike Hoolboom + Isabel Lebrasseur + Diane Poitras + Julie Tremble + Suzan Vachon + Jean-Pierre Boyer + Jean-Philippe Uzel + Jean Théberge + Chris Dupuis + Philippe-Aubert Gauthier

FERVENT ENTHUSIASTS (donations of $20 and over)

Céline B. La Terreur + Julien Boisvert + Marie Boti + Simone Bourque + Josée Brouillard + Nathalie Bujold + Bruno Carrière + Charlie Carroll-Beauchamp + Mario Côté + Isabelle Courteau + Chantal Dahan + Mireille Dansereau + Lorraine Dufour + Yanie Dupont-Hébert + Tomi Grgicevic + Simon Guibord + Maia Iotzova + Olivia Lagacé + Marion Lévesque-Albert + marshalore + Rosanna Maule + Jan Peacock + Giovanni Princigalli + Guy Robitaille + Mathieu Samaille + Marie-Joëlle Tremblay + Guillaume Vallée + Jo Lechay + Nelson Henricks + Gwenael Belanger + Virginie Desroches + Maxime Corbeil-Perron + Bruno Carriere + Jan Peacock + Marc Laberge + Julie Gagné + Nayla Dabaji + John Blouin + Lise Sirois + Joanne Sirois + 2 anonymous