Undergraduate Admissions

Become a part of the UNM Department of Cinematic Arts

Media Arts or IFDM? Which of our degrees is right for you?

Media Arts (B.A.)

  • Become a moviemaker
  • Be inspired by your study of the world’s most influential films
  • Through writing, speaking and art making, explore fascinating subjects like Alfred Hitchcock, film comedy, women filmmakers, David Lynch, science fiction, documentary, the thriller, and Hong Kong action cinema.

IFDM: Interdisciplinary Film and Digital Media (B.F.A)

  • Make movies and explore a variety of cutting-edge digital techniques
  • Train in game development, computer animation, VFX, virtual reality cinema, and audio technology.
  • Combine your interest in cinema and science; train on the Red camera; work with skilled and experienced SAG/AFTRA actors.


CFA Advisement & Student Success

Schedule an appointment with an advisor and receive assistance in academic planning and accessing a variety of resources and services available on campus.

Contact Cinematic Arts

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