Launched in 2004 as an initiative of SAW Video, the Mediatheque is an ever-expanding public video archive that currently houses more than 300 Canadian independent films and videos online. It features 30 years' of video works from SAW Video members as well as videos and films from artists in Ottawa-Gatineau and across Canada. In all, the works of more than 100 Canadian artists are included. Mediatheque artists are emerging, mid-career or established film and video makers. The archive contains complete short and feature-length productions in all genres, including drama, documentary, animation and video art. SAW Video is proud to provide this important repository of Canadian films and videos to its members, to curators and the general public.