Ph.D. student Luis Ramirez interviewed by culture creator Hye’s Musings

Ph.D. student Luis Ramirez interviewed by culture creator Hye’s Musings Culture creator and entertainment blogger Hye’s Musings invited AMPD Ph.D. music student Luis Ramirez onto her Spotlight podcast to talk about music composition, Ph.D. work, and much more. Ramirez is pursuing doctoral studies in Composition at York University in Toronto with Randolph Peters, exploring the digital […]

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 & […]

Designing across hemispheres – sustainably

Prior to the pandemic, Ian Garrett, an associate professor of ecological design for performance in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design, would work with York International each summer to take a group of students to a theatre festival such as the Edinburgh Festival Fringe or Prague Quadrennial to experience theatre design with an […]

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 […]

AMPD graduate film students organize Solidarity with Ukraine event

Film students in York University’s Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program are coming together to support the filmmaking community documenting the war in Ukraine by hosting Solidarity with Ukraine: Music, Poetry, and Film Screening at Nat Taylor Cinema on Friday, March 25 from 7 to 10 PM.

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 […]