Embracing young Asian Canadian talent through design

Embracing young Asian Canadian talent through design From designing lipstick packaging to a horror movie title sequence, Professor Wendy S. Wong brought together the creativity of young Asian Canadians in a virtual exhibition organized in celebration of Asian Heritage Month. The virtual show, Embracing Young Asian Canadians’ Talent, featured works from young designers of Asian […]

Emma Ferreira joins Rob Lowe’s new Netflix comedy

Alum Emma Ferreira joins Rob Lowe’s new Netflix comedy 2021 Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) Rising Star award recipient, Emma Ferreira (BFA), is joining the cast of Rob Lowe’s Unstable alongside Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live), Sian Clifford (Fleabag) and John Owen Lowe (Holiday in the Wild) in the new Netflix comedy. Unstable follows an introverted […]

AMPD launches graduation preparation podcast series 

AMPD launches graduation preparation podcast, The Final Mile Club Get career-ready with the Final Mile Club, anywhere at any time.  The York University School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) launched a graduation preparation podcast series, The Final Mile Club, hosted by Dean Sarah Bay-Cheng with industry guests including former Canadian Academy of Cinema & […]

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.

2022 Dean’s Student Leadership Award recipients announced

2022 Dean’s Student Leadership Award recipients announced Dean Sarah Bay-Cheng is pleased to announce Film Production student Devki Patel and Music student Selwyn Tchang as the recipients of the 2022 Dean’s Student Leadership Award. While the adjudication committee received many excellent nominations, Patel and Tchang stood out as passionate and dedicated advocates for students across […]