News and Events

News and upcoming events from the Department of Cinematic Arts

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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UNM Institutional Spot aired during the Super Bowl

The UNM promotional video featuring the Virtual Reality Cinema class and the Basement Films collection at Mesa del Sol aired during the Super Bowl to New Mexico viewers on February 3, 2019. All students must be admitted to the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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