Faculty

Our faculty of filmmakers, theorists, screenwriters, curators, film historians and new media artists teach courses across a wide range of disciplines and methodologies, with particular specializations in new narrative, social change media, national cinemas, documentary, and transmedia platforms. Faculty maintain active careers as thinkers and makers internationally, and are recognized as leaders in Toronto’s dynamic cultural communities, serving on the boards of such organizations as Pleasure Dome, Vtape, the Toronto Arts Council, CFMDC; founding, contributing to and editing the film journals Public and CineAction!; and premiering their films and new media works at such international festivals as TIFF, Berlin, Sundance, Hot Docs and Images.

CINEMA & MEDIA STUDIES FACULTY

Sharon Hayashi
Associate Professor
(Crossover with Media Arts)

Brenda Longfellow
Professor
(Crossover with Media Arts)

John McCullough
Associate Professor

Ken Rogers
Associate Professor
Associate Director of the Arts, Media & Entertainment Management Program, Schulich School of Business

Temenuga Trifonova
Associate Professor
Area Head, Cinema & Media Studies

Suzie Young
Associate Professor

Michael Zryd
Associate Professor

MEDIA ARTS FACULTY

Mary Bunch
Assistant Professor
Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Vision, Disability and the Arts

Caitlin Fisher (on leave 2021/22)
Professor
Chair, Department of Cinema & Media Arts

Michael Darroch
Associate Professor
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, AMPD

Patricio Dávila
Associate Professor
Area Head, Media Arts

John Greyson (on leave fall 2020)
Associate Professor

Janine Marchessault
Professor
Graduate Program Director, PhD Program Cinema & Media Studies
Tier 1 York Research Chair in Media Arts and Community Engagement

Taien Ng-Chan
Sessional Assistant Professor

PRODUCTION FACULTY

Tereza Barta (on leave until 2022)
Associate Professor

Manfred Becker
Assistant Professor
Graduate Program Director, MA Cinema & Media Studies and MFA Film

Barbara Evans
Associate Professor

Laurence Green
Associate Professor

Philip Hoffman (on leave Fall 2020)
Professor

Ali Kazimi (on leave Winter 2021)
Associate Professor

SCREENWRITING FACULTY

Marie Rickard
Associate Professor

Ingrid Veninger
Assistant Professor
(Crossover with Media Arts)

Howard Wiseman
Associate Professor
Area Head, Screenwriting

Professor Emeritus, Senior Scholar

Evan Cameron (Screenwriting)

Seth Feldman (Cinema & Media Studies)

Jim Fisher (Production)

Scott Forsyth (Cinema & Media Studies)

Antonin Lhotsky (Production)

Colleen Wagner (Screenwriting)

Renate Wickens (Cinema & Media Studies)

Adjunct Graduate Faculty

Barry Grant (Brock)

Mark Lipton (Guelph)

Dorit Naaman (Queen's)

Brian Price (University of Toronto)