Short Documentary by Film and Television Students listed as Finalist for the TVO Short Doc Contest

Voting is now open for the TVO Short Doc Contest! Read More

Acknowledgements & Thank Yous | Sheridan FAAD Retiring Faculty | 2016

FacultyAllThreeAs the school year comes to a close again, the Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design would like to acknowledge several members of our enthusiastic, creative and dedicated team who are stepping down this year. Read More

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. After 11 days of public voting on 10 finalists, TVO viewers have selected the first, second and third prize-winning documentaries for this year’s contest. “A Different Way” is a short film on dating and disability from the perspective of Luke Anderson. Read More

Sheridan faculty and academy member Nancy Beiman expresses concern over Oscars’ diversity issues

nancy-beimanSheridan’s Bachelor of Animation faculty and Canadian member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Nancy Beiman spoke up on the recently announced Oscars diversity adjustments and how these may be perceived as discriminatory against older members. On Friday, January 22, 2016 the Academy announced a “sweeping series of substantive changes” following intense criticism over the lack of racial diversity in this year’s Oscar nominees. These changes include a commitment to double the number of women and ethnic minority members of the Academy by the year 2020. By introducing a new 10-year limit, voting privileges will only be awarded to members who have been active in the last 10 years. Read More

Advanced Television & Film students bring life back to Oakville post office


Photo by Justin Greaves, Oakville Beaver.

Sheridan’s Advanced Television and Film program recently collaborated with the Town of Oakville to lease space at the decommissioned post office heritage site in downtown Oakville to create a series of short films as part of their capstone group project. Over a one week period, ending on Monday, November 30th, students from the Advanced TV and Film program completed one production each day working in crews of 30 people, for a total of 10 productions. Read More

Sheridan Media Arts alumni win four awards at 48-Hour Film Festival in Toronto

BEGTEC-AwardsSheridan’s Media Arts alumni Gayle Ye, Bea Macapagal, Braedon Grosse, Michael Peeling, Larica Perera, Melanie McKechnie, Leonardo Sciara were awarded four awards on – Sunday, November 22nd, 2015 – at the Toronto 48-Hour Film Festival winning four awards. Read More

Sheridan’s presence at the Applied Arts Expo

Courtesy: Applied Arts Magazine.

Courtesy: Applied Arts Magazine.

Sheridan College was one of the 20 leading art colleges to participate in the sixth annual Applied Arts Expo – also known as the Creative Schools Expo – intended for high school students interested in Art programs across Canada. The two day event took place on at the Ontario Science Centre from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Tuesday, November 17th to Wednesday, November 18th and is Canada’s only career fair for the visual communications sector.  Read More

Sheridan’s student gallery exhibition: Project Project


The Gallery at Sheridan College welcomed students and faculty on Thursday November 12th, 2015 for the opening of its current exhibition, Project Project. The exhibition features studio work by first and second-year Sheridan and UTM art and art history students. The art on display includes samples from the six sub-disciplines of the program: drawing, painting, sculpting, print media, design, and photography. For many students, this is the first time their art work has be displayed in a curated exhibition. Read More

Sheridan College’s Open House and Portfolio Review day


Sheridan College held an Open House on Saturday, November 14th at the Trafalgar Campus. The Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design (FAAD) also held a Portfolio Review which saw lines quickly fill up with interested applicants. Faculty from our high demand programs, such as Bachelor of Design, Interior Design, Crafts and Design, Animation, Illustration, Photography, and Game Design were on hand to review portfolios to applicants and provide them with valuable input. Read More

Golden Globe winner and Sheridan Alumni Dean DeBlois speaks at Sheridan College


Sheridan Alumni Dean DeBlois and director of the Golden Globe winning animated films How to Train Your Dragon 1 & 2 spoke at Sheridan College on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015, in front of a sold out crowd. The audience were able to get an up close look at the creation of How to Train Your Dragon 2 as well as have DeBlois share and expand on his approach to writing, storytelling, production and delivery. Read More