TFMS's Annual Graduate Student Mixer

When and Where

Friday, September 23, 2022 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
3rd Floor Learning Studios
TIFF Bell Lightbox
Reitman Square, 350 King Street West, Toronto, ON M6K 1H7


Help us kick off the Toronto Film and Media Seminar’s Fall 2022 season! We invite all graduate students and faculty working in cinema and media studies to a gathering at TIFF Bell Lightbox, for a fun evening of refreshments, raffle prizes, and conversation.

Please RSVP to

We also encourage attendees to wear a mask when not eating or drinking.

Co-hosted by the Toronto Film and Media Seminar organizing committee and TIFF.

Toronto Film and Media Seminar

Steering Committee for 2022-2023

Co-chairs: Em Barton (York) and Kate J. Russell (UofT) • Faculty members: Kathleen Cummins (Sheridan); Desirée de Jesus (York); Malini Guha (Carleton); Mark Lipton (Guelph); Gabriel Menotti (Queens); Paul Moore (TMU); Taien Ng-Chan (York); Katherine Spring (WLU); Elizabeth Wijaya (UofT) • Grad student members: Roxanne Hearn (WLU); Mary Hegedus (York); Patrick Marshall (UofT); Cleo Sallis-Parchet (York) • Postdoctoral members: Jon Petrychyn (TMU); Jessica Whitehead (Cape Breton University) • TIFF: Keith Bennie. 

The goals of the Seminar are:

  • Encouraging intellectual and collegial discussion among the Cinema and Media Studies scholars in the region.
  • Encouraging in-depth scholarly discussion and critical debate.
  • Showcasing diverse research methodologies and research fields that address a wide range of cinematic technologies (film, television, video, new media, and other forms of moving image and sound screens).
  • Aiming to model collegial and professional academic discourse for graduate students entering the field.

Contact Information


Reitman Square, 350 King Street West, Toronto, ON M6K 1H7