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.
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.
Ten must-watch films recognize Black-Canadian artists, culture and history
In celebration of Black History Month, Kerry-Ann James, a Cinema and Media Studies master’s student and open forum curator at AMPD, shares a list of 10 must-watch films recognizing Black-Canadian artists, culture and history.
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."
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.
Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia gets film feature by AMPD alums
AMPD film alums Amar Wala (director and writer), Maya Bankovic (additional camera) and Avril Jacobson (co-editor) team up to tell Toronto Raptors fan Nav Bhatia's story in "Superfan: The Nav Bhatia Story"
Film alum Igor Drljača and Albert Shin make TIFF’s 2021 top ten films
York University AMPD alum Igor Drljača's "The White Fortress" and Albert Shin's "Together" are on TIFF’s top 10 list of 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.