York U partners on multiple Telefilm Talent to Watch films

Six York U alumni teams got the green light for funding up to $125,000 for their first feature films through Telefilm Canada’s 2019 Talent to Watch program. Now in its second year, the juried program supports the production, digital distribution and promotion of a first feature-length film or other format of narrative-based audiovisual content made specifically […]

Students and new grads team up to remount Theatre@York’s rochdale at SummerWorks

For the first time ever, a Theatre@York production will be remounted in Toronto’s acclaimed SummerWorks Performance Festival, one of the most important platforms for launching new work in Canada. A whip-smart, funny and politically charged play, Rochdale was created specifically for the York University Acting Conservatory graduating class of 2019 with design and production support […]

Brendan Fernandes returns to his alma mater as Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence

Chicago-based York U Visual Art alumnus Brendan Fernandes (BFA ‘02) is the 2019 Louis Odette Sculptor-in-Residence at York University. One of the five Ontario artists nominated for a Sobey Art Award, Fernandes works at the intersection of dance and visual arts. During his residency he is developing new work related to two of his recent exhibitions – […]