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.
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.
‘Black Ice’ director, producer join Black History Month screening at York
Oscar-nominated director Hubert Davis and Vinay Virmani (BA 2008), film producer and York alum, attended a special screening and Q-and-A for the critically acclaimed Black Ice at York’s Tribute Communities Recital Hall for Black History Month.
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.”
York scholar showcases activist potential of women’s vocal tradition in rural Northern India
Rajat Nayyar, a filmmaker, anthropologist and 2020 Vanier Scholar in the Department of Theatre, demonstrates how power hierarchies are subverted through song in his upcoming film and recent article in Visual Anthropology Review (VAR).
Prof. Ali Kazimi’s documentary explores little-known struggle of the Sinixt people
Twenty-seven years in the making, Professor Ali Kazimi’s documentary about an autonomous Indigenous people’s struggle to overturn their legal extinction is set to receive its international premiere.
The Inaugural York University Game Jam addresses the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
The first-ever York University Game Jam is happening on November 4 to 6, 2022! York University Game Jam offers students the opportunity to conceptualize, design, and build a functioning game as a team.
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.