Department of Film News
The department of film offers students the exciting opportunity to study film in the heart of Las Vegas, “The Entertainment Capital of the World.” Our efforts contribute to UNLV’s status as a premier metropolitan research university by adapting traditional film education values to meet the needs of individuals, communities, and industries in the 21st century.
Current Film News
A collection of stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who've made news thus far in 2019.
Founded in 2003, the hall honors people who have made significant contributions to the visual arts, performing arts, or architecture.
The 30-second spot is one of five finalists competing for the chance to screen in Regal Theaters nationwide.
Lawmakers to hear from faculty, students on first-ever ‘Fine Arts Day.’
Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.
Join us for a celebratory evening honoring the Las Vegas arts community for its dedicated support of the arts and culture.
Film In The News
Nevada offers more than tax incentives. Our natural advantages include desert landscapes and sunny days perfect for filming and snow and mountains in Northern Nevada. In addition, the Las Vegas Strip could have been made for movies with the glamour and number of entertainers both performing in Las Vegas and making it home.
Filmmakers from around the country are filling the city for the 12th annual Las Vegas Film Festival that kicks off Sunday.
UNLV student filmmakers Nicolle Petersen and Lily Campisi are on the verge of blanketing movie screens in ways never achieved by any blockbuster — not even the ones starring superheroes, Jedis or sparkly vampires.
After 17 scripts and months of hard work, UNLV film students Lily Campisi and Nicolle Peterson figured out a screenplay that landed them a top-five spot in a nationwide competition.
The 4th annual Nevada Women’s Film Festival (NWFFest) will be held March 22–25 at the Eclipse Theaters at 814 S. Third Street in downtown Las Vegas.
JJ Brennan started his bachelor’s degree when Harry Truman was president and “Hopalong Cassidy” was a popular TV series.