TFMS's Annual Graduate Student Mixer 2023

When and Where

Friday, September 29, 2023 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
3rd Floor Learning Studios
TIFF Lightbox
350 King Street West, Toronto, ON


Help us kick off the Toronto Film and Media Seminar’s Fall 2023 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, and conversation.

Please consider wearing a mask when not eating or drinking.

Please RSVP to

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

Toronto Film and Media Seminar





Steering Committee for 2023-2024

Co-chairs: Em Barton (York), Malini Guha (Carleton), and Michael Zryd (York). Faculty members: Michael Baker (Sheridan); Liz Clark (Brock); Desiree de Jesus (York); Selmin Kara (OCADU); Mark Lipton (Guelph); Gabriel Menotti (Queens); Jon Petrychyn (Brock); Katherine Spring (WLU); Elizbeth Wijaya (UofT). Graduate student members: Bojana Babic (Queens); Roxanne Hearn (WLU); Mary Hegedus (York); David Jackson (WLU); Patrick Marshall (UofT); Dhvani Ramanujam (York); Ganga Rudrariah (UofT); Kate Russell (UofT); Cleo Sallis-Parchet (York). 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.


350 King Street West, Toronto, ON