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.
|Burnett, Cathy||Movement and dance|
|Coulthard, Lisa||film theory and violence; film sound and violence, contemporary American and European cinemas, continental philosophy and Lacanian theory|
|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|
|Malloy, Stephen||Theatre, directing, acting, playwriting, contemporary classics, David Mamet, Samuel Beckett, Canadian theatre, Irish drama, ancient Greek theatre, Sam Shepard|
|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, Poetry|
|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||Arts and Cultural Traditions, Documentary, Early Cinema, Irish Cinema, Canadian and US Cinema, Television Drama|
|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||South Africa, Indigenous Studies, Afropessimism & Critical Race Studies, Documentary, Environmental Justice, Affect Theory|
The World Premiere of Film Production Professor Shannon Walsh’s new feature documentary Illusions of Control is at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto on April 28th as part of the Canadian Spectrum competition. Synopsis: Nuclear fallout, arsenic-laced water, desert dust...
Colleen Montgomery Professor Lisa Coulthard has brought in double alumni (BA in Film Studies and MA in Films Studies) Colleen Montgomery who will be lecturing on animation in the classical era at 10-11 am on Wednesday March 20 at the Royal Bank Cinema in the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. All...
Call for Nominations The eighth annual “Kensaku Asano Memorial Award in Theatre” An award of $2900 has been endowed in memory of Kensaku Asano by his family, friends and colleagues. Kensaku studied Theatre and English Literature at UBC and worked as a theatre and television actor in the years after...
Professor Ernest Mathijs, from the Centre for Cinema and Media Studies, presents three film professionals in the exciting and engaging Spring Speaker Series 2019, running March 7, 12, and April 4, 2019 in celebration of our 60th Anniversary of UBC Theatre and Film. All are welcome and it is free!...
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