Cinema & Media Arts News

Taien Ng-Chan receives a City of Hamilton Art Award
June 17, 2019

Media Arts Prof Taien Ng-Chan receives City of Hamilton Arts Awards

Taien Ng-Chan makes maps, videos, websites, podcasts and radio plays, artist book-works, and social events. She has written and produced for stage, screen, and CBC radio; her media works have been shown across Canada and internationally. She is a founding member of the artist-research collective Hamilton Perambulatory Unit.


April 10, 2019

A Parallel Exploration: Sébastien Clermont’s “The Waters”

The Waters (2018) directed by Sébastien Clermont, is our next featured film on YorkFlix - our brand new online streaming platform for student films made at York U. We spoke with Sébastien about his inspiration and process creating this alternative film.


April 4, 2019

Do Animals Dream? : Shian Grace’s “A Scrapbook of Dreams”

Featured on YorkFlix - our brand new online streaming platform for student films made at York - is A Scrapbook of Dreams ( 2018)  by Shian Grace. Scrapbook of Dreams was a 1st-year film project for director Shian Grace.  We spoke with her about her inspiration and her process.


April 3, 2019

Poetry in Motion: Tiana Dueck’s “Seed”

Seed (2018) is our next featured film on YorkFlix - our brand new online streaming platform for student films made at York U. Seed is directed by Tiana Dueck and stars Angus Maclennan and Aman Samra. We spoke with Ms. Dueck about her inspiration and process creating this experimental film.


April 2, 2019

Complexity of Emotion: Alexander Desouza’s “The Bump”

Recently featured on YorkFlix - our brand new online streaming platform for student films made at York - is The Bump (2017) written by Jazmin Batey and Natasha Levinski, and starring Kenton Blythe as Fred. The Bump was a 3rd-year film project for director Alexander DeSouza. We spoke with him about his inspiration and his process.