CFA Around the World: UNLV Film at Virtual Production Seminar in Mexico
In 2021, film professor Francisco Menendez was invited to the 20th Cinematographic Theory and Analysis Congress organized by the Escuela Nacional de Artes Cinematográficas [National School of Cinematographic Arts - ENAC] of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México [National Autonomous University of Mexico - UNAM] and the Asociación Mexicana de Teoría y Análisis Cinematográfico [Mexican…
The 2024 Coca-Cola Refreshing Films program has launched!
The Coca-Cola Refreshing Films program is a professional opportunity for students to create content for the big screen. Students submit scripts for a 50-second spot. Selected finalists receive funds and support to produce their spot.
Any questions please email your professor or Katie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2024 INFO SESSIONS and Program Events Calendar.
Fall 2023 Welcome Message from Dean Nancy J. Uscher
Dear College of Fine Arts Colleagues:
It is my great pleasure to welcome all of you back to campus for the 2023-24 academic year and a new chapter of life for all of us! This is always a hopeful and meaningful time of new beginnings for our students, faculty and staff. This fall, in particular, the college is approaching the future with significant accomplishments that have taken place over the…
CFA Around the World: CFACoLab Receives Five-Star Review in Scotsman Newspaper
Josephine Balfour-Oatts has given CFACoLab's IS IT ART? a five-star review in the Scotsman newspaper!
"Nine characters. One gallery. An empty pedestal.
Two questions: is it the greatest work in the history of art? Or is it nothing at all? Devised by CFACoLab - a collective of actors, dancers, composers, visual artists and designers - Is…
We are looking forward to a fantastic academic year for 2023-2024!
As we approach the fall semester (which begins on August 28th), I wanted to call your attention to three important upcoming events:
1) College of Fine Arts Welcome Day: UNLV FILM Session - August 21st, 3:15-4:15 pm in FDH 109 - a chance for faculty and instructors to welcome new film majors and answer their questions.
UNLV Film's Producer Presents Grand Prix Award at Cannes Film Festival
Roger Corman, who has been honored with an Academy Award and is the executive producer of the UNLV Film co-curricular project "Stealing Las Vegas," presented the Grand Prix award during the closing ceremony of the 76th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 27, 2023.
Corman, born on April 5, 1926, is a renowned American film director, producer, and actor. He is often referred to as "The…
Thank you to everyone who attended the UNLV Film Honors Celebration on May 1.
Congratulations to the winners!
Title of Film/Essay/Script
Monetary Prize (if applicable)
Lauren Stewart and Maciel Lara
"Getting There" (written and directed by Lauren Stewart; produced by Lauren Stewart and Maciel Lara)…
UNLV College of Fine Arts Promotes 'Around the World' Initiative
The College of Fine Arts Around the World initiative is a powerful example of the way in which the CFA embeds and integrates global experiences into the education we offer to students. This is no ordinary travel abroad program, but rather it provides a robust opportunity for students to make original art and perform throughout the world to better understand it. Through this experiential learning…
UNLV Film artistic director Francisco Menendez, the Future Cinema class, Professor Adam Paul (not pictured) and UNLV Film alumni recently attended the Broadcast Educators Association (BEA) conference and trained in virtual production advancements with collaborators Vū Studios, HTC MARS, and Unilumin.
Menendez facilitated a session that gave…
Here are all upcoming event dates and competition deadlines for UNLV FILM. Please note that deadlines for the Write Stuff, the Wegner Award, and From the Archives have been EXTENDED from April 1st to April 10th.
(If you already submitted a script or essay, you can revise and resubmit up through April 10th. Judges will consider the most RECENT upload of your work.)
THE WRITE STUFF (…
2022-23 UNLV Fine Arts Alumni Seed Grant Winners Announced
In September 2022, a request for proposals was sent to alumni for a new seed grant program. While there were no specific criteria for the projects submitted for review in the application process, the review panel was tasked with celebrating bold work, representing big ideas and further promoting the mission of the College of Fine Arts:
"The College of Fine Arts, a creative nexus anchored within…
Fine Arts students: Interested in moving out of state to pursue a career in the entertainment industry but don’t know where to start? Do you know how to network with industry professionals? Where exactly should you be looking for a job?
The Moving On Club is a new organization on campus that gives Fine Arts students the opportunity to talk, network, and learn from each other about the…