The Department of Film, TV and Journalism is comprised of programs in media, live action and documentary production, as well as journalism content production for print, broadcast and digital media, across a range of credentials. Our students graduate ready to work as film, TV and documentary-makers, editors, writers, cinematographers, reporters, anchors, producers and directors in a variety of creative industries. Our alumni have exceptionally high rates of employment in the media and journalism sectors, both locally and internationally.

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Sheridan Grads earn Emmy Nominations

Four Sheridan alumni have been nominated for Emmys in casting and sound editing, including Stephanie Gorin, who earned her fifth nomination for casting the television series Fargo. She is joined by three other alumni who earned nods for sound editing.

Sheridan Grads at the Canadian Cinema Editor Awards

Founded in 2007, the CCE is a non-profit organization of film-editors with the goal of bettering the art and science of picture editing in all media. This year, several Sheridan grads were honoured by the CCE. Student Merit Recipients included Kayla Salt & Eilish McBrearty for I Am The Wolf, and Steven Patoine for Misaligned.

Sheridan Creativity in the Spotlight at the Emerge Media Awards

At the third-annual Emerge Media Awards (EMA), students from Sheridan’s Journalism and Public Relations – Corporate Communications (PRCC) programs were honoured with two awards.

Sheridan Alumni Take Home Canadian Screen Awards

Sheridan alumni’s impact on the Canadian media scene was acknowledged last week, when two graduates won Canadian Screen Awards (CSAs). The CSAs celebrate Canadian productions and talent in front of the camera and behind-the-scenes in film, television and digital media.

Journalism Faculty Discuss the Ever-changing Global Media Landscape

Sherine Mansour (Journalism - New Media, Coordinator) and Cheryl Vallender (Journalism, Coordinator) discuss the shifting directions in the journalism industry and why journalists are more valuable than ever in our latest Sheridan AMA on Facebook.

Sheridan concludes exciting weekend at Fan Expo Canada

Now in it's 22nd year, Fan Expo is the is the largest comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming event in Canada. This year, Sheridan's Makeup for Media & Creative Arts and Advanced Special Effects Makeup, Prosthetics & Props programs wowed audiences at the convention. The two programs exhibited their talent through live demonstrations and displays.

Sheridan grads celebrate film premiere at TIFF

Sheridan graduates are behind a new film premiering in September at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Shahzad tells the story of a young boy and his father moving from Pakistan to Canada. Their relationship is tested as they learn to navigate a new country and new culture. The 11-minute short film was created almost entirely by Sheridan alumni.

Wild Archaeology TV Series created by Sheridan Alumni and Faculty

Exploring the untold story of the original peoples of North America, Wild Archaeology is a new documentary series broadcasting on APTN this fall. Sheridan alumni played an important part in the show’s creation. Almost every member of the documentary’s crew are Sheridan alumni, including lead producer, director and writer, Tracy German (Media Arts, 1995).

Sheridan ATVF alumni in the spotlight at Cannes Film Festival

Reinventing the Reel, directed and produced by Advanced Television and Film (ATVF) graduate Michael Gorlick, will be part of the Emerging Filmmaker LGBTQ Showcase taking place on May 15. The film looks at the treatment of LGBT portrayals in film, how it has changed, and why it is important to continue.

Team of Sheridan ATVF Students win Award in the 2016 TVO Short Doc Contest

Congratulations to the team of “A Different Way” on winning 2nd Place in the 2016 TVO Short Doc Contest. “A Different Way” is a short film on dating and disability from the perspective of Luke Anderson. The documentary was created for as a full term assignment in the ATVF program’s Documentary Film Production course.


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