WHY: Albuquerque technology-focused entrepreneurs, startup innovators, and creatives gather to gain industry knowledge. Monthly speakers share formative victories and pitfalls along the journey to becoming the leaders they are today.

February 28 speaker Aaron Estrada has a 20-year track record in the computer animation industry. He has worked on cartoon-style animation and photo-realistic visual effects for video games, television, and feature films. His former employers include Dream Quest Images, Dreamworks, Viacom, Rhythm & Hues, and Sony Pictures Imageworks.

WHEN: The last Thursday of each month @ 3:00 PM | February 28, 2019

WHERE: The Press Room Cafe | 101 Broadway Blvd NE | Suite 1170 | Albuquerque

Aaron will share about the importance of focusing on revenue as early as possible in a startup journey, and learning when to pivot along the road to his startup, MetaPipe.

MetaPipe helps companies migrate their traditional on-premises media and entertainment workloads to the cloud. In addition to MetaPipe, Aaron has a blockchain and cryptocurrency startup which provides cloud-based compute capabilities to several cryptocurrency projects.

IFDM Student Capstone Premiere

IFDM Student Capstone Premiere

The Film and Digital Arts Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media Student Capstone Premieres will take place Thursday 5/9/2019 6-9pm at the Kimo Theatre in downtown Albuquerque. We hope to see you there! All students must be admitted...

Experiments in Cinema

Experiments in Cinema

Experiments in Cinema v14.2 An annual Basement Films production WHEN: April 16-20, 2019 WHAT: EXPERIMENTS IN CINEMA v13.6 WHERE: Guild Cinema, 3405 Central Ave. NE, ABQ 505.255.1848 Kimo Theatre, 423 Central Ave NW, ABQ 505.768.3522 COST: $10/day ($8/day...

New Degrees and Department Name Announced

New Degrees and Department Name Announced

Dear Cinematic Arts Students (IFDM and Media Arts), As you know, Cinematic Arts degrees will be undergoing a transition in the fall. Current IFDM and Media Arts majors have a choice: You may continue with your current degree plan (graduating with an IFDM...

Video Journalist Rakesh Nagar

Video Journalist Rakesh Nagar

Rakesh Nagar is a New Delhi based, self-trained independent high definition video journalist with twenty-five years’ experience across News, Documentary, and Current Affairs. He has covered leading stories such as Pokhran Test, Kargil War, the Tsunami in...

Displaced Stories with Maaman Rezaee

Displaced Stories with Maaman Rezaee

Cinematic Arts is currently conducting a search for a new Assistant Professor in Film and Digital Arts. Three finalists have been invited to campus, and we invite students, faculty, and staff to meet each candidate and enjoy a free pizza lunch.

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...

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