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 […]

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 […]

York University AMPD and Arizona State University Virtually Unite Gospel Choirs with Kirk Franklin’s Arrangement of the Johnson Brothers’ “Lift Every Voice & Sing”

York AMPD and Arizona State University Virtually Unite with “Lift Every Voice & Sing” “Lift Every Voice & Sing” premieres on Sunday, September 26th, 2021, at 5PM EST on YouTube. Seventy students across academic disciplines, geographic locations and cultures in international chorus. Students are accompanied by Corey Butler in harmony with Kirk Franklin’s arrangement of […]

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 […]

We Are Looking for Feedback from IBPOC Students

We Are Looking for Feedback from IBPOC Students York U AMPD seeks the feedback of its Racialized students to inform development of new equity policies and initiatives. The KOJO Institute will be running 5 focus groups with AMPD students to gather valuable feedback. Follow the links below to Register on Eventbrite: –  Black Undergraduate Students […]

AMPD Scholarships – how to succeed and why to apply

  Everyone knows that financially, university can be a lot. Even the bare minimum of expenses like rent (if you’re not lucky enough to live with family in the GTA), tuition, food and books leave many students with significant OSAP loans to pay back after graduation. Do you want some money you don’t have to […]

2019 AMPD Teaching Awards

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design celebrated the start of the academic year with a fall faculty reception and teaching awards presentation Wednesday, September 18. “The beginning of a new academic year is a special time; a time of renewal and new possibilities,” said Dean Sarah Bay-Cheng. “As I begin my first […]