Cinema & Media Arts News

April 20, 2023

York alumni win big at Canadian Screen Awards

During Canadian Screen Week (April 11 to 16), The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television handed out more than two dozens Canadian Screen Awards to York alumni – from the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design and the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies – recognizing their achievements in film, television and the digital sector.

March 15, 2023

45+ AMPD alums nominated for Canadian Screen Awards

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television nominated over 45 York University School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) alumni for Canadian Screen Awards across more than 30 different categories.

January 10, 2023

Sort Of Talking About Comedy, Career, and School With York Alum, Fab Filippo

York alumni, Fab Filippo, has much to celebrate as the second season of his and Bilal Baig’s original CBC sitcom, Sort Of, receives even more praise and critical acclaim than the first.  The series follows ultra-fahionable Sabi, a non-binary millennial and the youngest in a large Pakistani family, as they search for that “uncomplicated, Rachel McAdams love.” 

October 6, 2022

Over 200 film lovers gather for CineSiege 2022

In its 20th year, 200 community members and film lovers celebrated cinema in-person at Paradise Theatre on October 24, 2022 with CineSiege 2022. The event featured a juried selection of shorts chosen by program alumni and leading practitioners in film and media culture.