Fall 2015
Directed by August Ortega
Produced by Michaela Fidel; Kira Hoerner

IFDM 205L Activating Digital Space
Faculty: Adam Turner

Zap Screening with Deborah Fort

Zap Screening with Deborah Fort

Zap, a documentary film by Deborah Fort, explores the lifelong artistic passion and boundless curiosity of Ruth Zaporah, founder, performer and teacher of Action Theater.

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.”...

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. All students must be admitted to the University,...

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...

ABQ Journal Staffer and IFDM Faculty Takes Top Honor

ABQ Journal Staffer and IFDM Faculty Takes Top Honor

ABQ Journal staffers take top honors in two journalism contests By Journal Staff Report Sunday, May 13th, 2018 at 12:02am ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque Journal staffers were honored with six first-place awards and 10 second- and third-place finishes in...

Congratulations to our 2018 Cinematic Arts Graduates!

Congratulations to our 2018 Cinematic Arts Graduates!

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...

IFDM Capstone

IFDM Capstone

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...

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