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.” Taking that...
Peter Lisignoli wins UNM Lecturer of the Year

Peter Lisignoli wins UNM Lecturer of the Year

Cinematic Arts faculty Peter Lisignoli is one of three lecturers at UNM who received the Lecture of the Year award.  A special Awards Ceremony was held on May 3rd in the UNM SUB. Zap Screening with Deborah Fort by cinematicarts | Sep 13, 2018 | Events Zap, a...
Basement Films awarded another NEA grant

Basement Films awarded another NEA grant

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...