In addition to Netflix recently naming Albuquerque its U.S. production hub, the city was also cited by the trade magazine MovieMaker as its No. 1 big city to live and work in as a filmmaker.  And, the state film office reported last year that New Mexico is now the largest base for movie crew technicians between the coasts.  In response to this expanding local industry, the University of New Mexico has announced big changes to its Department of Film and Digital Arts.

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UNM Film Students to Showcase Projects

UNM Film Students to Showcase Projects

Ideas were floated – some of them coming to fruition.At the KiMo Theatre on Thursday, graduating seniors in the Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media program at the University of New Mexico will present their capstone projects.The course is the final...

Changes come to UNM’s film department

Changes come to UNM’s film department

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) - New Mexico's film industry is booming, and one of our largest universities is making some changes to keep up with the industry's growth. From new courses and degree offerings to Hollywood high-tech equipment, additions to the...

Cinematic Arts Movie Night – “Windtalkers”

Cinematic Arts Movie Night – “Windtalkers”

The second-to-last film John Woo directed in the United States before returning to mainland China to make historical epics, Windtalkers (2002, 134 minutes) was roundly criticized on its release for focusing a film ostensibly about Navajo code talkers in...

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...

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