Immersive audio experience takes listeners into the drug overdose crisis

For the past year, Cinema and Media Arts Professor Brenda Longfellow has been working with Darkfield, a U.K. theatre company specializing in immersive audio, and Crackdown, a monthly podcast covering the drug war through the eyes of drug user activists, to produce Intravene to plunge listeners into the heart of the overdose crisis in Vancouver.

Sundar Viswanathan’s Avataar wins 2022 Juno Award

Prof. Sundar Viswanathan’s Avataar wins 2022 Juno Award Music Professor Sundar Viswanathan’s world jazz group Avataar took home the 2022 Juno for Jazz Album of the Year – Group with their latest album WORLDVIEW at the 2022 Juno Opening Night Ceremony. Conceived and created during the pandemic lockdown, WORLDVIEW is a reflective look on honesty, compassion […]

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 […]

TERRY Talks: Michael Greyeyes hosts public lectures on Indigenous representation in Hollywood

TERRY Talks: Tinsel Town, Tropes and the Indigenous Experience 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. Created by Michael Shur (The Office, Parks and Recreation), Ed Helms (The Hangover) and Sierra Teller Ornelas (Superstore, Brooklyn […]

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 […]