Undergraduate AdmissionsBecome a part of the UNM Department of Cinematic Arts
Media Arts or IFDM? Which of our degrees is right for you?
- 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.
- 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.
Contact Cinematic Arts
How to Apply
- All students must be admitted to the University, whether as an incoming freshman, transfer student, or non-degree student. Apply online through the Admissions Department at UNM.
- You must also apply to the College of Fine Arts as a pre-major or a major.
- In addition IFDM majors must apply to become a major. There is no separate application for Media Arts majors.