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

Cinematic Arts Movie Night

Cinematic Arts Movie Night

Described by critic Nick Pinkerton as Woo’s “single greatest work” and by John Woo himself as “maybe too pessimistic” (it is a uniquely brutal movie, often compared to Michael Cimino’s The Deer Hunter, 1978), Bullet in the Head demonstrates in part Woo’s...

Cinematic Arts Movie Night

Cinematic Arts Movie Night

Almost twenty years after he directed his first film for the legendary Shaw Brothers studio of Hong Kong, John Woo was approached by Tsui Hark and Nansun Shi to make A Better Tomorrow for Film Workshop, founded in 1984 to promote independent Hong Kong...

Alumni Spotlight featuring Paris Premdas

Alumni Spotlight featuring Paris Premdas

Paris Premeds is a Cinematic Arts alumni who received a BFA in IFDM. He is currently a technical assistant at Industrial Light & Magic. He will be visiting UNM campus to give a talk on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 3pm in the ARTS Lab. Paris will share...

Angie Beauchamp Receives Staff Award

Angie Beauchamp Receives Staff Award

Congratulations to Cinematic Arts' Department Administrator and faculty Angie Beauchamp for being awarded with a Staff Council Star Award! Angie received this award for her dedicated service on the UNM Enrollment Task Force. This commitment is in addition to all the...

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...

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