Atom Egoyan lands at Ryerson - Macleans.ca

Atom Egoyan lands at Ryerson

Film director will work with students on stage production

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Atom Egoyan, celebrated Canadian film director, will join Ryerson University’s faculty of communication and design for the 2011-2012 school year.

The director, who studied international relations at the University of Toronto, produced Palme d’Or-nominated Felicia’s Journey, Oscar-nominated Where the Truth Lies, and the 2009 film Chloe.

Some students will work with him as he prepares to direct Cruel and Tender for the Canadian Stage. Egoyan will also participate in a retrospective and public discussions while on campus.

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