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Former Grad Student Wins Tiger Award

Feb. 23, 2023

Former grad student Taylor McIntosh just won one of the 3 Tiger Awards for Short Film at Rotterdam Short films can be found at many places during IFFR: as part of video installations, preceding feature films at Pathé premieres and, naturally, in combined programmes. Films between 1 and 63 minutes...

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Faculty and Alumni Screening at CROSSROADS '21

Sept. 2, 2021

CINE Associate Professor Erin Espelie and CINE MFA Alumni Emily Van Loan each have a film showing in SF Cinem athequ e's CROSSROADS 2021 ! The festival features 61 works of film and video by 66 artists representing 22 countries and territories presented in 9 curated programs. Watch Erin and...

Promotional poster for the program, titled "On Fire in a Body of Water" then underneath, North American Landscape through experimental film then underneath it has the names of the filmmakers, Emma Piper-Burket, Jonathan Schwartz, Jessica Bardsley, Christin Turner, Kathleen Rugh, Thirza Cuthand, Sky Hopinka, Robert Todd, Eileen Roscina, Lukas Marxt, Emma Piper-Burket, Noah Rosenberg

"On Fire in a Body of Water" North American Landscape through Experimental Film

July 20, 2021

Mountains are burning, two children climb through the riverbed over slippery stones, cattle owners trim and soap their most prized steers for the show, something has turned a body of water into a boneyard. Taking its name from a poem by the late filmmaker Jonathan Schwartz, On Fire in a...

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Alumni premiere: FLYING BOAT

July 9, 2021

ASPEN, COLO. - July 8, 2021 - As if the skies adorned with thousands of sleek aircraft making their way to the largest aviation event were not enough to set the stage for the industry’s most prominent week (The 68 th EAA AirVenture Fly-in at Oshkosh, WI), add to the...

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Faculty in Action: Kelly Sears and Laura Conway

July 7, 2021

Professor Kelly Sears directed and created a new music video for Sleater-Kinney’s "High In The Grass", a colorful and surreal ode to radical empathy and collective care. It is one of many of her inventive and affecting works. Watch it here . How did the collaboration with Sleater-Kinney begin? I...

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Alumni In Action: Kelsey Bollig

Dec. 21, 2020

Alumni in Action: Kelsey Bollig BFA, Film Studies (2015) What have you been involved in since graduating from CU? Everything. I immediately moved to San Francisco a month after graduation and worked as a photographer for two years. I used photography to get down to LA where I switched gears...

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Laura Conway (MFA '20) to Have Film Premiere at Slamdance

Dec. 7, 2020

Laura Conway (MFA, 2020) Laura Conway's film The Length of Day , which was funded in part by a Grillo Award, will have its world premier at the 2021 Slamdance film festival. Tickets to the festival are free until December 31st! Get Tickets Here The Length of Day is a...

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Alumni In Action: Alana Murphy

Dec. 1, 2020

Alana Murphy (BFA, 2015) tells us a little about where she's been since graduating and what life is like working in the camera department on major productions.

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Q&A Session with Sean Bailey

Nov. 16, 2020

On November 13th, 2020, President of Production at Walt Disney Studios, Sean Bailey, held a live Q&A session with the University of Colorado. Hosted by the Chair of the Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts (CINE), Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz. If you missed this event, you can watch the recording...

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CU CINE Makes Waves

Oct. 6, 2020

CU CINE Grads are shaking the Festivals Circuit! Recently, CU CINE alumni have had their films selected for film festival shows of national and international visibility. Bruce Tetsuya’s “In Wake of the Crashing Down" is an official selection for the Cannes Shorts FF and the Denver FF among others.