Mercedes Grundy

Mercedes Grundy has been producing videos for CBC Arts and Exhibitionists since 2015. She is a unabashed Leonardo DiCaprio enthusiast with an educational background in photography, and produces film and theatre when not busy here at the CBC. And while her love for the arts does not discriminate, she openly acknowledges she is a horrible dancer.

Latest from Mercedes Grundy


Most of them had never made a mural before. Now this Youth Cabinet has a permanent piece at the ROM

Amanda Parris gets a sneak peek at the ROM Youth Cabinet's stunning project.

A sci-fi date gone wrong inside Toronto's Funhouse

Amanda Parris explores the trippy immersive art experience in this week's episode of CBC Arts: Exhibitionists.

Why Canada's new Indigenous Theatre is launching with a heartbreaking play on MMIWG

CBC Arts: Exhibitionists goes behind the scenes of The Unnatural and Accidental Women in our Indigenous Icons season premiere.
Short Film Face Off

They both have a secret. Filmmaker Ethan Godel takes you on a date from a parallel universe

This short film has a sci fi twist that feels all too relevant
Short Film Face Off

Filmmaker Asil Moussa auditioned for her own movie

Asil Moussa auditioned for a role in her own short film The Card.
Short Film Face Off

'I had this instinct to just cast my mom': this director's emotional film is a family affair

Her instinct paid off. Carol Nguyen's mother gives a standout performance in the Short Film Face Off contender Tundra.

What could you create if you had the space, time and tools? An inside look at one artist residency

Svea Ferguson spent five weeks in the heart of Banff National Park with only one goal: making art.

See hauntingly beautiful 3D music being recorded using the Banff wilderness as a studio

Surrounded by speakers in the forest, hearing Jonathan Kawchuk's music is a magical experience.

Massey Hall's stunning stained glass windows were hidden for decades. Watch them come back to life

Talk about a glow up. Birds were nesting in them, but now a team is "pane-stakingly" restoring these Art Nouveau treasures back to their original glory.

You're ready to make your dream film. Here are 7 tips to get you started

Four directors behind Canadian Screen Award-nominated films share their advice for emerging filmmakers.

Schitt's Creek star Annie Murphy loves this actor so much she got him tattooed on her arm

Murphy on Jimmy Stewart: "He just has one of the most beautiful, kind, expressive faces I've ever laid eyes on."

How the film Blood Diamond changed Coroner star Serinda Swan's life

"It was a big blockbuster that had a documentary kind of hidden inside of it. There was a call to action within it."

Oscar nominee Regina King and Colman Domingo get emotional reflecting on If Beale Street Could Talk

“I just cannot wait for young black girls to see this. To see this is how your father is supposed to love you, this is how your man is supposed to love you.”

How Barry Jenkins made the Black period love story we've been waiting for

The director sits down with Amanda Parris to talk about If Beale Street Could Talk, his highly anticipated follow-up to Moonlight.

Watch a miniature Canada come to life — one tiny building, tree and Tim Hortons at a time

These astonishingly detailed scenes are actually mini models currently being built for the giant (or, well, tiny) project Our Home & Miniature Land.