image of the poster for Sarah Choi's Big Scissors Small Scissors

MA student Sarah Choi’s short film Big Scissors, Little Scissors screens at the 2020 Seattle Asian American Film Festival

York University’s Graduate Program in Film/Cinema and Media Studies is recognized internationally as Canada’s most innovative and dynamic film program, providing students with a unique integration of film studies, hands-on skills, critical theory and state-of-the-art production resources and pedagogy. Situated in the celebrated School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design that includes departments of dance, theatre, design, visual arts, art history and music, our graduate film programs actively facilitate cross-disciplinary collaborations and research through shared courses, joint creation initiatives and a dynamic year-long program of public lectures and events.


York’s Graduate Program in Film offers degrees in Cinema and Media Studies (MA and PhD), Film (MFA), and the joint MBA/MFA & MBA/MA degrees with the Schulich School of Business.