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Course Highlights: Movies About the Movies

Dec. 10, 2020

CINE 4004/ARTF 5004- Topics in Film Theory Cinephilia, Reflexivity… or “… Movies about the movies .” With Professor Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz This course examines some of the historical and theoretical implications of the practice of reflexivity in classical and contemporary cinema. Parting from the deconstructive works of Buster Keaton to contemporary...

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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.

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CU Cinema Studies makes best in film list again

Aug. 21, 2020

CU Cinema Studies makes Movie Maker's Best Film Schools in the U.S. and Canada 2020 list.

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Cinema Studies is getting rave reviews

July 9, 2019

The CU Boulder Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts has made The Hollywood Reporter’s list of the top 25 film programs in the nation. The department, formerly the Film Studies Program at the University of Colorado Boulder, hailed the recognition by the top trade journal in the movie...

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In Memoriam: Phil Solomon

April 25, 2019

Phil Solomon , Professor Emeritus in the Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts at the University of Colorado, Boulder, passed away on April 20, 2019. The department, his lifelong academic home, is hosted a film screening and remembrance of his life and work as an artist and educator...

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Alumni In Action: Adam Sekular (update)

April 23, 2019

The Flamingo (update) This month, an incredibly generous donor reached out to offer to provide production gear instead of cash to our film The Flamingo. In lieu of this exciting contribution, we've revised our fundraising goals and now are only a little more than $2500 shy of what it will...

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Alumni In Action: Ian Soroka

April 23, 2019

We are proud to announce that Cinemas Studies Alumnus Ian Soroka has been invited to premiere his debut feature Greetings From Free Forests at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York. Previously Ian has earned recognition at festivals internationally and has had installations and screenings for his shorts...