Cinema & Media Arts News

October 20, 2021

CineSiege 2021 | November 19, 2021

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.


September 21, 2021

AMPD alumni take centre screen to win big at TIFF 2021

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.


CineSiege 2021
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.