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.
Cinema & Media Arts News
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.
Interdisciplinary, interactive documentary “Biology of Story” explores the nature of story as a living entity
Cinema & Media Arts professor Amnon Buchbinder launches an interdisciplinary, digitally mediated, intellectually adventurous investigation into one of humanity's oldest cultural practices.
Eminent guest speakers address the importance of slower forms of perceptual experience in visual and media culture in public talks co-hosted by the AGO and TIFF.
Graduate students Clint Enns (editor) and Leslie Supnet (designer) launch the book "John Porter’s CineScenes: Documentary Portraits of Alternative Film Scenes, Toronto and Beyond, 1978-2015"
The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design is participating in the Lifeline Syria Challenge in response to the current refugee crisis resulting from war in Syria. In the team AMPD For Syria, staff, students and faculty are coming together to sponsor a family of four to resettle in GTA.
From expanding options for working with images in Moodle to managing information flow for a fully online film course with 800 students, faculty members in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design have creative approaches to adapting eLearning for the arts.