AMPD second-year student Abraham David takes home Great Canadian Sci-Fi Film Festival top honours on a $400 budget proving anything is possible with a little bit of problem-solving and a lot of creativity.
On November 19, 2021, AMPD celebrated films finest with a mesmerizing evening of cinema and storytelling. From all 200 student-produced films in the 2020/2021 school year, 35 were shortlisted, and 15 took home top awards.
Prof. Caitlin Fisher teams up with international experts to create “Shadowpox: The Antibody Politic”
"Shadowpox: The Antibody Politic" is an interactive installation designed to make visible the invisible consequences of an individual's immunization choices. Cinema and Media Arts Prof. Caitlin Fisher teams up with Vanier Scholar Alison Humphrey, creative coder LaLaine Ulit-Destajo, epidemiologist Susan Rogers Van Katwyk, website programmer Sean Sollé and Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research's Institute of Population and Public Health Steven J. Hoffman.
York AMPD MFA student Salar Pashtoonyar wins the bronze medal at the 48th Student Academy Awards Competition in the Narrative (International Film Schools) category for Bad Omen.
In its 19th year, CineSiege will continue to celebrate cinema online on November 19, 2021, at 7 PM. The festivities are open to AMPD community members and film lovers alike.
Joyce Wong (BFA '06) set to direct the CBC family comedy on the heels of her Canadian Screen Award win for "Baroness Von Sketch Show".
It’s Cinema’s grand return, with TIFF 2021 taking over the streets and screens of Toronto this September. York AMPD alumni and students make waves in front and behind the camera, taking home major awards.
This fall, six new faculty join the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD). They are Rebecca Caines, Moussa Djigo, Danielle Howard, Marissa Largo, Taien Ng-Chan and Archer Pechawis.