About Us


About Us

Welcome to Canada’s most comprehensive Department of Film!

We’re the oldest university film department in the country, and history is important to us. But we’re also busy building the future of moving images. Please make yourself at home on this website and take time to explore what we have to offer. Hear what our Chair has to say and learn more about our academic programs and application procedures. Check out the facilities and equipment available to our students and researchers. Find out about our public events, what's happening in the Department of Film, and the successes and achievements of faculty, students and alumni. And contact us anytime!

"My experience at York was invaluable in getting me started. And now, 30 years later, it has served me well.  This is the best film program on the continent!"

- Bill Bannerman, BFA ’83.  Producer: The Twilight Saga: New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn Parts 1 & 2