Sur place, A two-day workshop to avert dystopia and reverse engineer the future. May 27 & 28, 2017. Montreal. - Home

The people have a righteous imagination.

It can solve the greatest problems, with a little help.

That’s where Surplace comes in.

Surplace is a social enterprise that blends together three things.

• A media coop that offers resources to creatives and doers.

• A media outlet that produces content, in our own voice.

• A creative agency that works with clients, so we can pay our bills.

We live for the moments of discovering a person’s story, connecting with them as a collaborator, and making a creative work to share with our audience. 

Recent news and ways to get involved

  • Click here to see the workshops offered in the Practical Media Training. We love to share our passion and skills with our community in these workshops. But most of all, we're excited to see and hear what you'll create!
    Click here to see the workshops offered in the Practical Media Training. We love to share our passion and skills with our community in these workshops. But most of all, we're excited to see and hear what you'll create!

What does Surplace do?

Co-working space in Mile end

Co-working space in Mile end

Get a free desk at our office to work on your own projects or contribute to one of ours. We have a production suite (Adobe CC), wifi, coffee, printer and more. 

Coming soon

Coming soon

Surplace is launching a media channel featuring original videos, blogs, music feeds, and more. Coming Winter 2017.

Talent and project development

Talent and project development

If you have an idea to use storytelling in an innovative way, maybe for a good cause, Surplace can help you develop it. Or join a project that’s already underway.

Media services & creative agency

Media services & creative agency

Is your organization looking to reach a wider audience? Surplace has a growing roster of creative professionals in video, photo, art direction, web, events, performance, and community organizing.

Our approach,

Our approach, "People Media"

People Media asks how storytelling and media creation can improve communities and spread important ideas. Learn how this experimental approach works, and what themes we focus on.

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