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...

Poster/logo for FLYING BOAT film

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...

a group of Aspen trees with the eyeballs in the bark and a dancer running through them.

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...

Diploma covers

Department Commencement Ceremony

April 19, 2021

The CINE department commencement ceremony will be virtually live-streamed on our social platforms. More details in the article!

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Graduate Student Showcase

April 13, 2021

On April 26th, at 7:00pm, join us in celebrating the work of the Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts' graduate student work! Filmmakers include McKenzie Blake, Emily Van Loan, Eileen Roscina, and Madeline Plumley.

Alex Rivera

First Person Cinema - Alex Rivera

March 10, 2021

First Person Cinema Welcomes Alex Rivera - (Rescheduled for Wednesday night, 3/17) For borders to be enforced as sites of social and material control, there must always be an accompanying system of visual production. Today, that system includes drones, infrared cameras, biometrics, and more. For over twenty-five years Alex Rivera...

Nancy Schreiber

Q&A Session with Nancy Schreiber

Feb. 19, 2021

Join us March 10th at 7:30pm as we welcome Cinematographer Nancy Schreiber and Production Designer Jonah Markowitz for a discussion of the 2018 film MAPPLETHORPE.

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Student Award Showcase

Jan. 13, 2021

Spring 2021 Student Award Showcase On February 8th, at 7:00pm, join us in celebrating the winners of the Grillo award from the Fall 2020 production courses! Made possible with funds from the Arts and Cultural Enrichment Fee. Free admission. The Grillo awards are designed to encourage excellence in filmmaking and...

Actors Isiah Whitlock Jr, Norm Lewis, Clarke Peters, Delroy Lindo, and Jonathan Majors, playing Vietnam War veterans in "Da 5 Bloods." The actors are consoling each other on the ground in a forrest

Shot on Film 2020

Dec. 23, 2020

Film is Dead? Think again… Shot on Film 2020* (16mm, Super 16, 35mm, 65mm, IMAX 15/70) *Pre-COVID 19 release schedule “Film has a quality that nothing else can duplicate… There’s a quality to emulsive print filmmaking, it’s like the highest level of an oil paint for an artist.” -Patty Jenkins...

Photo of Kelsey Bollig on set

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...