Second-year student earns Toronto film festival top honours on a budget

AMPD second-year student earns Toronto film festival top honours on a budget “The beauty of filmmaking is that you can make absolutely anything with the resources that surround you. You simply must really have to stretch your creative mind,” says Abraham David, second-year AMPD film student and recent Toronto Film Magazine Fest Summer Season Award […]

CineSiege 2021 Award Winners Announced

CineSiege 2021 Award Winners 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. Congratulations to all students involved! CineSiege was made possible by the generous and continued support of […]

CineSiege 2021 | November 19, 2021

CineSiege 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. 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 […]

AMPD alumni take centre screen to win big at TIFF 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. York@TIFF Wins Big           TIFF selected […]

CineSiege 2021 Nominees Announced

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 […]

Message to the AMPD community

A Message from the Dean To the community of AMPD: A rainbow flag at half-mast: perhaps no image better captures the painful mood of this June. The revelation of the 215 Indigenous children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlups te Secwépemc First Nation in Kamloops, B.C. has been a tragic reminder of the […]