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

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.”
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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.
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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.
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A holiday gift painted with wine because WINE NOT?

An original wine painting could be the grape-est gift you give this Christmas!

These Mary Oliver poems might change your life — they did for the creator of Anne with an E

Moira Walley-Beckett shares how Mary Oliver's poetry left a lifelong imprint on her.

This dad takes his son's artwork to the next level — and their videos have gone viral

Watch artist James Raiz transform his son's imagined superhero into a bell bottom and high heel-wearing comic book character.

5 songs that Anne with an E star Amybeth McNulty plays to make her cry on set

Need a good cry (whether or not you're getting ready to shoot an emotional TV scene)? Look no further.
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Her father overdosed. These photos are her powerful tribute

For Vancouver-based photographer Jackie Dives, the opioid crisis is much more than a statistic: it is the epidemic that claimed her father's life.