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Our Alumni

Learn about what others have chosen to study and do through this innovative program.

Life After York

Our alumni that have secured teaching positions are Abdullah Qureshi (Northumbria University), Chris Chong (Simon Fraser University), Slavica Cerperkovic (Visiting Professor, Interactive Arts, NYU Abu Dhabi), Jessica Mulvogue (University of St. Andrews), Zoran Maric (University of Waterloo), and Meelad Moaphi, Kaz Radwanski and Ajla Odobasic (all Humber College).

Other York grads have secured full-time employment in film industry/film community organizations, and/or founded their own production companies including Boaz Beeri (Sandbox/La Boite a Film), Sinara Roza (Alu Cine), Chris Gehman (Vtape), Aube Giroux (LONG TIME AGO Greenpeace AV), Aram Collier (ReelAsian), David Ridgen (CBC), and Karam al Masri (OMDC).

Some grads have gone on to research-creation PhDs, fellowships and residencies, including Aaron Tucker (UofT postdoc), Jorge Lozano (York), Alexis Mitchell & Sharlene Bamboat (Stuttgart), Meghan Greeley (Tarragon Theatre), and Tyler Tesolin (Victoria University, NZ).

Many premiered new works on the world stage, including: Chelsea McMullen and Matthew Johnson (Berlinale, Sundance), Kazik Radwanski (TIFF), Igor Drljaca (Locarno), Luo Li (Rotterdam), Nicolás Pereda (Berlinale), Alison Duke (AGO), Kim Barr (Calgary International Film Festival), Alexis Mitchell (Bangalore Queer Film Festival), Geoff Pugen (Nuit Blanche), Adonay Guerrero (Imaginative), Simone Rapisarda (Venice), Antoine Bourges (TIFF, VIFF) Aram Collier (REEL ASIAN), Atefeh Khademolreza (TIFF, TIRGAN), Tracy German (Wild Archeology).

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