Moussa Djigo

Moussa Djigo is an award-winning director, screenwriter and producer with a background in journalism and cinema studies. His research interests include Canadian Indigenous Cinema, African American Cinema, City symphony films, research-creation, and space in cinema. He is the author of “Spike Lee: Aesthetics of Subversion in Do the Right Thing” (Paris, Acoria, 2009), a book […]

Bill Robertson

Bill Robertson is an award-winning Toronto-based writer/director/producer, whose features include THE EVENTS LEADING UP TO MY DEATH, which premiered at TIFF in 1991 and won the award for Best Canadian Screenplay at the Vancouver International Film Festival. Bill wrote and directed his second feature comedy-drama APARTMENT HUNTING in 2000. Since then, Bill has worked as […]

Michelle Szemberg

Michelle Szemberg is a Toronto born, award winning film editor. She graduated from the Film and Video Program at York University in 2000. Upon graduation, Michelle spent years working as an assistant editor, which allowed her to collaborate with and be mentored by some of the leading forces in Canadian cinema. Michelle’s credits include the […]

Matthew Miller

Matthew Miller holds a BFA (2003) and MFA (2016) from York University’s Department of Film.  He has established himself as one of Canada’s up and coming creative producers.  His films have screened and won top prizes at international festivals including TIFF, Sundance, HotDocs, Locarno and Busan. His 4th year student short film, the darkly comedic fable THE […]

Francisca Duran

Francisca Duran is an experimental media artist who creates films, installations and mixed media works about history, memory and violence. She moved to Canada following the military coup in Chile in 1973. Her experience of exile is integral to her artistic practice which centres on traces and lost or irretrievable things. Working with photography, film, digital video […]

Shelley Hornstein

Shelley Hornstein is Senior Scholar and Emerita Professor of Architectural History & Visual Culture at York University, Toronto, Canada. Themes she explores are located at the intersection of memory and place in architectural and urban sites, cosmopolitanism, nationhood and how architectural photography structures a conversation about place, citizenship and human rights. Her newest book will be released […]

Jane Tingley

Jane Tingley is an artist, curator and Assistant Professor at York University. Her studio work combines traditional studio practice with new media tools – and spans responsive/interactive installation, performative robotics, and telematically connected distributed sculpture. Her current artistic trajectory is interdisciplinary in nature and spans the intersection of art, science and technology. Her current work […]

Gabriel Schaffzin

Gabi Schaffzin is an artist, educator, and researcher based in San Diego. He recently completed his Ph.D. in Art History, Theory, and Criticism, Art Practice Concentration at University of California, San Diego. He holds a BS in Business Administration from Babson College in Wellesley and an MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design’s […]

Jamie Robinson

Jamie has been a Toronto based professional artist since 1997 as an actor, director, producer, teacher and writer. Recent director credits include: Spanish Golden Age Period Study (George Brown Theatre), Copy That (Tarragon Theatre), Scotian Journey (Black Theatre Workshop), 365 Days/365 Plays (U of T Mississauga), She Stoops to Conquer and Romeo & Juliet (Guild […]

Jessica Runge

Jessica Runge is an award-winning dance artist and educator.  She has performed to critical acclaim across Canada and internationally in the works of a number of notable choreographers, including Peggy Baker, Peter Chin, and Christopher House.  She has danced in the major Canadian dance companies the Toronto Dance Theatre and Le Groupe Dance Lab, and […]