Eight York University cinema and media arts students recently participated in Looking China, an all-expenses-paid trip to Kaifeng in east-central Henan Province, from July 17 to Aug. 6, to make 10-minute documentaries on the theme of “individual, family, nation.”
Image: A film still from Mehrtash Mohit’s poetic ‘More vivid than sculpture: a visual journey into Chinese generations’
Organized by the Academy for International Communication of Chinese Culture, Beijing Normal University and the Huilin Foundation, 100 young film students from 20 universities in 19 countries participated. The trip culminated with two days in Beijing to take part in a final screening ceremony where six films, including one by a York University student, selected by a Looking China jury, were screened.
This free, public screening will showcase the York University student productions.
Catch a rising wave of electrifying film talent!
Now in its 13th year, CineSiege presents a collection of short films – riveting fiction, cutting-edge alternative works and provocative documentaries – selected by leading lights of the Canadian film and media scene.
Screening one night only, this juried showcase features the best productions created in 2014-2015 by AMPD’s talented undergraduate filmmakers. The winning films are chosen from a shortlist of 32 nominees, culled from a total pool of 137 productions.
For details on the nominees and the jury, visit the Cinesiege 2015 website.
Jurors will be in attendance to introduce their picks.
Admission is free. All are welcome.
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Are you thinking about pursuing postsecondary studies in the visual, performing, digital or media arts?
Join us at Fall Campus Day, your best opportunity to find out about our programs and what makes York University a great place to study dance, design, digital media, film, music, theatre and visual arts/art history.
Professors, staff and some of the outstanding students currently in our programs will be on hand to share information and answer your questions. You will leave feeling knowledgeable, welcomed and more confident about selecting your postsecondary education path.
Information sessions for the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design will be held in the Accolade West Building at 11am and 1pm. Tours of our studios, labs, performance and exhibition facilities are offered at noon and 2pm.
General campus tours and info sessions about York student services, admissions, financial support, residence and campus life will also be available.
For more information, maps and directions, and the full schedule for the day, visit futurestudents.yorku.ca/fallcampusday.
Admission is free. Family and friends are welcome.