The Final Mile Club (FMC) prepares emerging artists, makers, performers, and designers for life after graduation. As a project by York University’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD), FMC examines creatives’ unique challenges through conversations with prominent alumni and industry experts.
York University Alumnus Beau Han Bridge’s Film, “Moving Matter,” to Premiere at the Dance on Camera Festival
Moving Matter, a short film co-created by actor, director and York University alumnus Beau Han Bridge, will see its world premiere at the Dance on Camera Festival at the Film at Lincoln Center venue in New York City.
Cinema & Media Studies PhD student’s research highlighted in recent Radio-Canada article and broadcast
Research by Cinema & Media Studies PhD student Cleo Sallis-Parchet about the 1973 Women & Film International Festival was featured in a recent article and broadcast by Radio-Canada
Toronto Fringe Appoints Rachel Kennedy, York University Theatre Alum, as the new Executive Director and co-lead ahead of the 36th annual Toronto Fringe Festival this summer.
In a new initiative set to launch on Monday, January 15, 20243, a ten-episode podcast series titled "Shaking Up Shakespeare" promises to redefine the conversation around William Shakespeare's influence on Canadian theatre. The series, part of the (Re)setting the Stage project funded by a Tier 2 York Research Chair in Theatre and Performance, explores the legacy of Shakespeare's work within the context of Canadian society, shedding light on issues of diversity, colonialism, and accessibility.
York filmmaker Ali Kazimi elected as a Fellow to the Royal Society of Canada 2023. Among the country’s most acclaimed filmmakers, Kazimi’s work explores issues of race, social justice, migration & history.
In a new research report conducted by Community Researchers, the York University School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) has been ranked the #1 University in Ontario for the cultural diversity of its performing arts curricula in Music and Dance. The comprehensive study, spanning June to July 2023, analyzed 77 performing arts programs and over 6,000 performing arts courses across Ontario colleges and universities. This accolade affirms York University’s commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and positive change in performing arts education.
YorkU research team led by Prof. Shital Desai joins forces with Australia’s QUT to bridge generational gaps through Innovative Technology
To help families stay connected through innovative technologies such as mixed reality interactions while making positive impacts on both groups, a team of researchers from York University and Australia’s Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have joined forces.