June 13, 2023

AMPD alum named new imagineNATIVE festival director

Kahstarohkwanoron Lindsay Monture, who graduated York with a bachelor of arts in film and media studies, has been named the new festival director of the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival, the world’s largest showcase for film, video, audio, digital and interactive media made by Indigenous creators.

June 7, 2023

Project champions audiovisual heritage of minoritized communities

Archive/Counter-Archive (A/CA): Activating Canada’s Moving Image Heritage is a seven-year research-creation project focusing on preserving the audiovisual cultural heritage of Indigenous Peoples (First Nations, Métis, Inuit), Black communities and people of colour, women, LGBTQ+ and immigrant communities. Two events at Congress 2023 will demonstrate its ongoing objectives.

April 26, 2023

Sculpture by York professor debuts at Keele and Finch

Designed by Brandon Vickerd, artist and professor of visual arts at York University, the 41-foot sculpture made out of Corten steel is titled “The Heights” and is meant to evoke how the history of a place informs its present and future.

April 20, 2023

York alumni win big at Canadian Screen Awards

During Canadian Screen Week (April 11 to 16), The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television handed out more than two dozens Canadian Screen Awards to York alumni – from the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design and the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies – recognizing their achievements in film, television and the digital sector.

April 14, 2023

AMPD faculty take home top honours at 2023 York University Research Awards

The York University Research Awards Celebration recognizes the outstanding achievements of York's esteemed faculty members - from all faculties and schools - and in areas including artificial intelligence, Black scholarship, documentary filmmaking, and neuroscience, among others. This year, York recognized 10 AMPD faculty members, Karen Burke, Taien Ng-Chan, Christina Petrowska Quilico, Shital Desai, Ali Kazimi, Marissa Largo, Brenda Longfellow, Sundar Viswanathan, Sharon H. Hayashi, Anna V. Hudson.