Cinema & Media Arts News

July 27, 2021

CineSiege 2021 Nominees Announced

CineSiege features a juried selection of shorts chosen by program alumni and leading practitioners in film and media culture. Professors’ shortlist nominated films from all 200 films produced by students from all levels of the program in 2021.   The nominated films include fiction, documentary and experimental works. Those chosen for CineSiege are honoured for their exceptional achievement in the art and craft of cinema.   


June 11, 2021

Message to the AMPD community

I am writing to you today to not offer another statement. I am writing to you today to offer my deepest condolences and acknowledge the pain of individuals and communities affected by these and other events.


A man stares away from camera, facing images of queer men projected on a wall
June 9, 2021

The Identity of Pleasure

In one of his courses, FILM 3812: Queer Cinema, Nikolas Papastathopoulos teamed up with his roommates Natalia Morales Cacares & Emily Ishikawa to create The Identity of Pleasure.


Gloria Mampuya and Natalia Morales Caceres
May 26, 2021

Dean’s Student Leadership Award

The Dean's Student Leadership Award was created in 2021 to recognize exceptional contributions by undergraduate students to the environment and well-being of all students in AMPD.


May 20, 2021

Fall 2021 Gradual Reopening

We are preparing for all York U AMPD learners to have on-campus, in-person access in the fall and to be fully back in person as early as January 2022. Watch this message from our dean, Sarah Bay-Cheng, to hear about our plans for the fall and winter terms in AMPD.