Cinema & Media Arts News

May 24, 2022

Toronto Mayor joins AMPD in city film industry mission to Los Angeles

Mayor John Tory will lead a film mission to Los Angeles next week to help deepen relationships with established studios producing in Toronto, and those that have not yet brought productions to the city. Ken Rogers, AMPD and Schulich School of Business professor, will join the delegation alongside Deputy Mayor Michael Thompson and city councillors Paula Fletcher and James Pasternak.


March 23, 2022

AMPD graduate film students organize Solidarity with Ukraine event

Film students in York University’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program are coming together to support the filmmaking community documenting the war in Ukraine by hosting Solidarity with Ukraine: Music, Poetry, and Film Screening at Nat Taylor Cinema on Friday, March 25 from 7 to 10 PM.


Black History Month at AMPD
February 1, 2022

Black History Month At AMPD: Message from the Dean

Every February, York University joins in the celebration of Black History month. In 2022, Canada highlights this month as "February and Forever: Celebrating Black History today and every day."


January 1, 2022

AMPD’s top 10 moments of 2021

2021 had its challenges. As we enter 2022, let's reflect on just some of the many moments that made 2021 a special one at AMPD.


December 9, 2021

TERRY Talks: Michael Greyeyes hosts public lectures on Indigenous representation in Hollywood

Fresh off his Canadian Screen Award win, star Prof. Michael Greyeyes is ready to dive into Hollywood’s media-making machine and the ways Indigenous artists are reclaiming narrative sovereignty.  Terry Talks is hosted by the Department of Theatre at The York University School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design. Open to all, the free online sessions take place every Monday in January at 9 PM EST.