School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

AMPD Viewbook 2019/2020

School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design

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My Journey at AMPD and Beyond FIONA YEUNG BDes 2015 YEAR 1 Met my best friend on orientation day. Discovered the brilliance of artboards in Adobe Illustrator. Joined the York University Dragonboat team. YEAR 2 Landed my first internship abroad at McSweeney's and participated in several hackathons to learn more about UX. LINA EVANS BFA 2016 YEAR 1 Embraced writing visually and showing emotion without dialog. Found a community of students who shared hopes and dreams like my own. Meeting profs and teaching assistants who always made time for my questions. YEAR 2 Started collaborating in class with people I still work with today. Chose documentary over fiction or experimental film. Learned about sound design which took my films to a whole new level. LUKE REECE BA 2015 YEAR 1 Learned how to safely hang a Fresnel light on a grid. Met Philip Akin who was brought in to speak to the 1st year theatre students. Founded Little Black Afro Theatre (LBA). YEAR 2 Produced a theatre for young audiences holiday show with LBA. Participated in an overnight dodgeball tournament dressed as Scooby-Doo. Won York University Imasco Performing Arts Award. BETTY ZHANG BFA, BEd 2015 YEAR 1 Moved into residence and loved it so much! Volunteered for everything & met so many people. Learned to shift from trying to follow assignments to the letter, to exploring what I was interested in. YEAR 2 Began to find my own unique artistic style and explore one creative theme across different courses. Tried many clubs in order to find the right fit where I would invest more time.

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