Congratulations to Basement Films!

Basement Films was awarded a grant from the NEA to support a month-long visiting artist residency to experiment with traditional film formats. In this pilot program, one resident artist will be selected from a national search to explore and creatively use Basement Films’ archive of 8mm, 16mm, and 35mm film prints for the development of new work for one month. Students from the Department of Cinematic Arts at UNM will have the opportunity to participate in the creative process with the selected artist. The project will culminate in a public presentation.

https://www.basementfilms.org

The Cherry Reel Film Festival

The Cherry Reel Film Festival

The 2018 Cherry Reel Student Film Festival is this weekend December 1st starting at 7 pm! We just wanted to highlight a few things before Saturday. The festival will take place in the SUB theater. The event will be a $5 entrance fee, cash only. A reception...

Another Win for Cinematic Arts faculty Roberto Rosales

Another Win for Cinematic Arts faculty Roberto Rosales

Journal staffers garner 10 first-place awards in NMPA competition Albuquerque Journal staffers were honored with 10 first-place awards, taking top spots in such categories as public service, breaking news, columns, editorials, photo series, sports photo...

Blizzard Entertainment Virtual Talk

Blizzard Entertainment Virtual Talk

Blizzard Entertainment World of Warcraft team will give a virtual talk about the art/culture they create. Followed by Q&A and announcement of student art contest. Date: Thursday, October 27, 2018 Time: 3pm-4pm Location: Mesa del Sol Theatre (5700B...

Zap Screening with Deborah Fort

Zap Screening with Deborah Fort

Zap, a documentary film by Deborah Fort, explores the lifelong artistic passion and boundless curiosity of Ruth Zaporah, founder, performer and teacher of Action Theater.

Inmates find solace in writing program

Inmates find solace in writing program

Cinematic Art's IFDM Program Manager, Diahndra Grill, featured alongside collaborating artists who are incarcerated. Her work is through the non-profit JustWrite, co-founded by Carlos Contreras and Diahndra....

Making movie magic, like a girl

Making movie magic, like a girl

UNM alum Carol Payne champions women in visual effects By Elizabeth Dwyer August 14, 2018 Children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman once intoned that when it comes to representation and inspiring young people, “you can’t be what you can’t see.”...

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