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York student filmmakers in $1 million Cinecoup competition

Three York University undergrads are competing against 120 other teams of indie filmmakers for the chance to win up to $1 million in production financing plus theatrical release for their horror movie, "Fantome", Read more




York film talent abounds at Images Festival 2015

Image: Iris Ng served as director of photography for Sarah Polley's 2012 film festival hit Stories We Tell

York filmmakers are a feature attraction at the 2015 IMAGES Festival, the largest fest for experimental and independent film in North America. Award-winning cinematographer and director Iris Ng (BFA ’01) gets star treatment with seven productions screening as the Canadian Artist Spotlight April 11. Alumna Eva Kolcze (MFA ’14) and PhD candidate Clint Enns (MA ’13) bring their experimental shorts All That is Solid and A Knight’s Walk (and other speculative events), respectively, to the Influence of Anxiety series April 10. Professor Philip Hoffman’s latest short, Slaughterhouse, premieres in the Seeing the Past In Front of Us double bill April 13. Luo Li’s (BFA ’05, MFA ’09) documentary fiction hybrid Li Wen Man You Dong Hu (Li Wen at East Lake) screens April 15. Current undergraduate student Akreta Saim co-programmed the April 13 international student showcase Without Warning, which is co-presented by York’s Department of Film. Paul Nguyen (BA ’04) is the recipient of the Tom Berner Award for community service. Professor Janine Marchessault co-founded the fest and currently serves on its advisory board.


CineSiege 2014: Images from productions nominated for the Department of Film's juried undergraduate film showcase.

"Depth of Field" - Images from graduate film student productions 2009-2013


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