Cinema and Media Studies
Master of Arts
Theatre and Film at UBC offers a comprehensive range of degrees in the study of Theatre and Film and includes the option to study in an interdisciplinary environment with Creative Writing and other university disciplines. Our objective is to develop students’ imaginative, technical, and intellectual skills equally as they prepare to embark on a career in theatre and related arts.
Our objective is to develop the student’s intellectual, creative and technical skills as they prepare to embark on professional careers. Courses can provide students with core disciplines and knowledge of the diversity of aesthetic practices as well as practical experience in theatre and film.
Our aim is to teach students in a liberal arts context that will help to prepare them for a wide range of careers, including, costume and set design, theatre production, teaching, curating, filmmaking, writing and arts administration.
|Bourges, Antoine||Film Production|
|Coulthard, Lisa||film theory and violence; film sound and violence, contemporary American and European cinemas, continental philosophy and Lacanian theory|
|Drljaca, Igor||Film Making, Political Culture, Society and Ideology, Video and New Media, Scripting, Mythology and World Portrayal, Documentary, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Narrative Film, Society and Ideology, Film Production, Screenwriting, Eastern European Cinema, Canadian Cinema|
|Firkins, Jacqueline||costume design|
|Gardiner, Robert||Sceneography , stage design, lightning|
|Heatley, Stephen||Theatre, acting, directing, new play development, comedy, commedia dell’arte, solo performance, play producing, Canadian theatre, Canadian plays, Literature, gender/sexuality|
|Johnston, Kirsty||Dramatic literature and theatre history with particular interest in disability arts and intersections between health, disability and performance|
|Liu, Siyuan||twentieth century Chinese theatre and Asian Canadian theatre|
|Marshall, Hallie||Performance and Theatrical Productions, Religion, Culture and Space, Arts and Cultural Traditions, Poetry, Cultural Industries, Literary or Artistic Work Dissemination or Reception Contexts, Theatre, Ancient Greek Theatre, Classics, Reception Studies, History of the Book, Tony Harrison, Contemporary British Theatre|
|Mathijs, Ernest||film, alternative cinema, independent cinema, European cinema, horror film, David Cronenberg, film audiences, film festivals, censorship, fantasy film, Lord of the Rings, Film studies|
|McGowan, Sharon||Planning of film productions from concept to completion|
|McIlroy, Brian||Documentary, Early Cinema, Irish Cinema, Canadian and US Cinema, Television Drama, British Cinema, cultural history|
|Murphy, Gayle||Voice for the Actor, Voice and speech|
|Powers, Bradley||Production Technology|
|Rizzotti, Patrick||Design, Design and Planning of Space, Theatrical Productions, Virtual Reality, theatre design, production design, Augmented reality, narrative visual experience, design for new works, devised work, site specific experiences|
|Scholte, Tom||Theatre, film, and television|
|Walsh, Shannon||Film Making, Production and Exploration in Visual Arts, AIDS / HIV, Political Culture, Society and Ideology, Ideological, Political, Economical and Social Environments of Social Transformations, Sexuality, Social Determinants of Health, South Africa, Indigenous studies, Afropessimism & Critical Race Studies, Documentary, Environmental justice, Affect Theory|
The Telefilm Talent to Watch Program (formerly Micro-Budget Production Program) finances emerging content creators to make their first feature film or web series through a maximum grant of $125,000. UBC Theatre and Film will again be a partner institution, so we’re putting the call out to our...
Luciana Sylvestre Fernandez Luciana Sylvestre Fernandez, also the director for the upcoming The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley, January 16 – February 1 in the Telus Studio Theatre in the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, has received a SSRHC CGS- Canada Graduate Scholarships-...
Dennis Garnhum UBC Theatre and Film is so pleased to welcome Dennis Garnhum (MFA Directing, 1993) as an Artist in Residence during the second week of the run of his play, Timothy Findley’s The Wars adapted by Dennis Garnhum. Running November 7 – November 23, at 7:30 pm in the Frederic Wood...
The Arts Club Theatre Company in partnership with the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival will host a three-day symposium “Theatre and Accessibility in a Digital World” October 20-22. Patrick Pennefather Becky Gold Professor Patrick Pennefather is a Consultant and Facilitator for Idea Exchange...