Cinema & Media Arts News

December 9, 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.


November 19, 2021

CineSiege 2021 Award Winners Announced

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.


October 28, 2021

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.


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.