Cinema & Media Arts News

August 2, 2017

AMPD celebrates two Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients

Two AMPD PhD students have been named Vanier Scholars, receiving $50,000 annually for up to three years to support their research. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.


Slavoj Zizek
May 24, 2016

“Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy” with Slavoj Žižek

Coming to Terms with Film-Philosophy 2016 is one of the first conferences in North America to explore film-philosophy and discuss its origins, present state and possible future. The “Elvis of cultural theory” Slavoj Žižek gives a public talk, moderated by York University English Professor Ian Balfour, on May 24 at 8pm at TIFF Bell Lightbox.


Film still from Operation Avalanche
April 27, 2016

York U film talent shines at Hot Docs 2016

From festival openers to adventurous works for non-traditional screens, York University talent makes a big impact on Hot Docs, North America's largest documentary film festival.