Welcome to the Department of Theatre and Film at UBC!
The Department of Theatre and Film engages each student’s creative, technical, and academic abilities through the various disciplines of theatre and film.
UBC taught me how to work hard and to find my own method of working. To take the tools that worked for me and not sweat the ones that didn’t.
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Scholar Spotlight: SSHRC Grant Award Winner, Dr. Patrick Pennefather
Congratulations to Dr. Patrick Pennefather on receiving the prestigious SSHRC grant. This will fund his work to create a remotely played series of problem/puzzle games.
Perseverance Amidst the Pandemic: Part 3
In the midst of a pandemic, our students have proven to be exceptionally resilient. We are proud to spotlight the work they have accomplished this year.
From Crisis to Creation: Spotlight on Tracey Deer
This year, the UBC Rogers Communications Multicultural Film Production Project was honoured to have Tracey Deer as the Phil Lind Multicultural Artist-in-Residence for UBC Theatre and Film. As a multiple award-winning Indigenous producer, screenwriter, and filmmaker, Tracey shared her creative process with our students through the lens of her unique perspective and life experience as a Mohawk woman.
Congratulations to Drew Pollins on being nominated for the Young Director Award for Best Use of Humor
UBC Theatre and Film is proud to announce that our alumnus, Drew Pollins, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Cannes Lions Young Director Award.
8 Theatre Studies Electives You Should Check Out
Explore our diverse course offerings in Theatre Studies from the basics of theatre theory to the study of feminist performances, intercultural theatre, and disability in media. Check out our list of exciting electives that you can take as an upper-year at UBC.