Cinema & Media Arts News

Ali Kazimi headshot
February 20, 2019

Professor Ali Kazimi earns Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts

Announced by the Canada Council for the Arts on Feb. 13, the award honours artists for their exceptional careers and excellent contributions to the arts.

Winners were selected by a peer committee, and will receive a $25,000 prize and a bronze medallion at a celebration to take place on March 28 at Rideau Hall. Additionally, some of their works will be displayed at the National Gallery of Canada in the coming months.


Elements of Oz by The Builders Association. Photo by Gennadi Novash, courtesy of Peak Performances at Montclair State University.
October 18, 2018

Intermedial Narrative & Performance: New Approaches

Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts & Technology presents a one-day symposium focusing on new forms of storytelling at the intersection of performance, film, mixed media, and installation.


April 4, 2018

Winters College hits the Big 5-0

On Wednesday, March 21 students, staff and alumni came together in the Winters Dining Hall for good food, good times and great home grown AMPD entertainment to celebrate Winters College’s 50th anniversary.


AMPD Top Ten
December 19, 2017

AMPD Top Ten

AMPD celebrates the school’s top stories from 2017. From the Winters Awards to Indigenous Storytelling, read to see what our followers loved on social media.


November 10, 2017

The inside scoop from five CineSiege winners

Recently rocking its 15th anniversary, CineSiege celebrates the best student films produced in the Department of Cinema & Media as picked by a jury of professional filmmakers and industry leaders.