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April 14, 2015

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,... Read more

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February 13, 2015

York University's Faculty of Fine Arts is renamed School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

York University's Faculty of Fine Arts is AMPD! Students, staff, faculty members and guests celebrated the renaming of the Faculty as the School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design at a launch event on... Read more


January 28, 2015

York film grads pool talent and production skills to launch YEAR: Zombie Apocalypse web series

A group of York University film graduates are pooling their talent and production skills to launch the web series YEAR: The Zombie Apocalypse.. Read more


November 20, 2014

Cinema & Media Studies graduate conference ‘Imagines Crisis”

Contemporary concerns such as climate change, political turmoil and technological transformation present immense challenges to the imagination. The graduate conference "Imagining Crisis" brings together... Read more


November 12, 2014

York Filmmakers highlight Tehran/Toronto connection

A vigorous cultural and political dialectic is flourishing between Tehran and Toronto, with films made here that speak passionately to complexities there. Four York film alumni and graduate students... Read more


October 17, 2014

Top York U student films hit the silver screen at CineSiege

CineSiege, the annual juried showcase of York University’s Department of Film, presents a collection of shorts — riveting fiction, cutting-edge alternative works and provocative documentaries —... Read more


September 04, 2014

York talent abounds at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

Feature productions and shorts by York University film alumni are among the 300+ films from over 60 countries lighting up the silver screens at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival. Read more


March 13, 2014

Interrogating Indian Democracy: Films by Sanjay Kak

York University’s Department of Film presents free public screenings of two provocative documentaries with acclaimed independent Indian filmmaker Sanjay Kak. Read more

Scene from Michael Snow's film Corpus Callosum

March 11, 2014

Corpus Collegium - Screening & conversation with artist Michael Snow

Acclaimed Canadian artist Michael Snow is featured in CORPUS COLLEGIUM, a presentation of Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts & Technology and the Open Media Lab. Read more

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January 29, 2014

Artists present public talks on their work in the “LAND|SLIDE: Possible Futures” exhibition

Sensorium, Centre for Digital Arts and Technology Research presents a series of public talks by artists featured in the massive public art exhibition LAND|SLIDE: Possible Futures Read more