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.
Cinema & Media Arts News
In the hours before the AMPD convocation June 19, Winters hosted an awards ceremony, giving out almost $2000 in scholarships and prizes.
Fourth-year and MFA screenwriting students pitch their feature film and television projects to leading industry insiders
Five films made by production students in York's Department of Cinema and Media Arts are screening in this year's festival.
Winters College, the university community affiliated with AMPD, honours exceptional student leaders for their contributions to the student experience.
Cinespace family gift opens doors to extraordinary experiential learning opportunities in motion media technology
The AMPD Motion Media Studio @ Cinespace will give students the opportunity to explore the creation, convergence and application of next-generation arts and entertainment media technologies, focusing on moving image production.
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.
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.