Congratulations to the winners of the New Mexico Filmmaker’s Showcase!
May 19, 5pm – 9:30pm Networking Event and Awards Ceremony, National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 4th St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102). The winning films will be screened in November at the New Mexico Film & Media Industry Conference.
This year’s finalists are:
Canned Soup, Laura Gayarre-Acacio
Diva’s Perfect Posse Ep. 1.1 Perfect Pumps, Christina Gopal
Dog Bachelor, Jamie Merideth
The Backroom, Albert Fry Jr
The Love That Would Not Die 2, Devon Ludlow
How We See Them, Jesse Fisher
Nasario Remembers the Río Puerco, Shebana Coelho
Parade of Dreams, Gabe Gillette
The Mayors of Shiprock, Ramona Emerson
Wonderful Ed a Santa Fe Story, Mark Shepherd
Agnosia, Christopher Horn
Chasing Sunset, Robert Posey
Pareidolia, Erick Castillo
Pieces of a Dream, Carolyn Smith
Undying, Dominique Mazire
18 Minutes Of A Film That Refuses To Exist, Christian Lemons
The 7 Doors, Alex Gianopoulos
The Entrada, Mark Lewis
The Hitchhiker, Aaron Lopez
Music Video Category:
Medicine, Ted Bolton
Ruse Of Fools – Happy Song, Sherwin Lau
Memoryy – Not Over You, Shaun Hettinger
NM Roadtrip, Lizette Casas
Vanish. Abyss, Dusty Deen
Apothecary’s Cage, Jake Extine
Flux, James Perkins
Of Stars & Magic, Trevor Rogers
Shift, Jac Roberts
Saturn Return, Evan Curtis
Bruises, Kel Cruz
Casuist, LeRoy Grafe
Pure Democracy, Samuel Smith-Boyle
Shovel and Gore, Kristen Saiz
The Next Page, Addison Fulton
This year’s Filmmakers will be competing for the following awards:
Best in Show—the highest scoring film in all categories, the winner will receive a $250 cash prize from New Mexico Film Foundation and a $200 gift certificate to use on expendables from Cinelease.
Audience Award—all films will be added to our Submittable Online Gallery for your friends and fans to vote for their favorite films.
Wild Card—the highest scoring film based off the judges scores after the finalists
Best in Category: Comedy, Drama, Documentary, Horror, Music Video, Sci-fi/Fantasy, Student
Julie Mowrey, chosen as the department’s Senior Prize Winner, was also awarded the overall College of Fine Arts Senior Prize, the McRae Award. Well done, Julie! From Julie’s application: “During my time as an undergraduate at UNM, I have created...
Over the past year, UNM's IFDM (Interdisciplinary Film & Digital Media) Cohort 8 seniors have been hard at work on their senior capstone projects. Come celebrate the fruits of their effort! 8 Projects including – 6 short films, one video game, and one...
A couple of the Fine arts and IFDM students are hosting a Street Meet in ABQ Uptown, June 1, 5:00 to 10:00pm. ABQ Street Meet is a gathering of creative artists, photographers, models, and individuals looking to expand their craft, dream, and create with...
The Green Ray (1986 / dir. by Éric Rohmer / 105 minutes) Sunday, April 29, 7:00 pm / CERIA 365 Enter through the front door of CERIA, near the elevator. As the school year comes to a hurried close, daydream about summer beaches with the best film made by...
The IFDM 491 Advanced Game Development class will be holding a game test next Tuesday,April 24, 6:00 to 8:00pm. Students’ games will be free to play during that time at Golden Gun Gaming, a local game lounge, and you are also welcome to patronize the...
Please join us for the Cinematic Arts Department End-of-Semester Student Showcase, featuring student work completed in IFDM and Media Arts classes during the Spring 2018 semester. The Student Showcase will be held on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Mesa del Sol...
Producer and screenwriter Lee Zlotoff, creator of the original MacGyver TV series and executive producer of the MacGyver reboot, presents “Three and a Half Secrets to Success in Hollywood.” Friday, April 20, 3:00pm ARTSLab, 131 Pine St NE (near University...
“Producing Breaking Bad: An Audience with Stew Lyons”
Wednesday, April 4, 2:00pm
Center for the Arts room 2018
ARTIST TALK & WORKSHOP: KEVIN JEROME EVERSON
Friday, April 13th
9:00am – 12:30pm
ARTSlab – 131 Pine St NE
EXPERIMENTS IN CAMERA: FILM MAKING WORKSHOP
9:00am – 2:00pm
UNM Photo Department
*Workshop is free, but space is limited.
Contact Cinematic Arts
How to Apply
- All students must be admitted to the University, whether as an incoming freshman, transfer student, or non-degree student. Apply online through the Admissions Department at UNM.
- You must also apply to the College of Fine Arts as a pre-major or a major.
- In addition IFDM majors must apply to become a major. There is no separate application for Media Arts majors.