In The News: Department of Film

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
May 4, 2021

The UNLV Film School is boasting a huge honor: a student sold her film to a film company, a first for the school.

Las Vegas Sun
May 3, 2021

Melissa Del Rosario, a Filipino Spanish American woman, couldn’t identify with movie stars growing up because actresses who looked like her typically weren’t featured on the big screen.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
April 22, 2021

In 2015, social media exploded with the hashtag "Oscars so white." Many demanded more diversity in award shows and, in 2021, progress is being made.

Yahoo!
April 22, 2021

As we wait to see who will take home the Oscar for best picture, students at UNLV are hoping to be future filmmakers.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
April 22, 2021

As we wait to see who will take home the Oscar for best picture, students at UNLV are hoping to be future filmmakers.

USAC
November 3, 2020

Film festivals, each unique from the next, are events held across the world to showcase, judge, and analyze movies. Film festivals are a customizable experience that is great for movie lovers and those just looking for something to do. On the surface, there is the daunting task of choosing one of the many movies, varying times, and often multiple theaters, but what often isn’t thought about is how to make the experience better and more memorable no matter what film festival or even movie you’re going to. Having seen my fair share of movies during my study abroad in San Sebastián, Spain are my top three tips to getting the most out of your next film festival.

National Endowment for the Humanities
April 10, 2020

UNLV’s University Libraries and department of film received a $271,580 National Endowment for the Humanities’ (NEH) Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Award for their project, “Inventing Hollywood: Preserving and Providing Access to the Papers of Renegade Genius Howard Hughes.” Project co-leaders Heather Addison, chair of the UNLV department of film, and Cyndi Shein, head of special collections’ technical services at UNLV Libraries, reflect on the importance of preserving the collection.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 9, 2020

Long before he was an aviation magnate, a casino owner or a world-famous recluse, Howard Hughes was a fixture in Hollywood.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
February 10, 2020

From famous films like "Casino" and "The Hangover" taking place in Las Vegas, to notable film programs at UNLV, CSN and Nevada State College, it's no doubt this city has a strong connection to the film world.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
February 6, 2020

Following the #OscarsSoWhite controversy in 2015, the Academy set a goal of doubling the number of diverse members by 2020 to avoid another backlash.

Yahoo!
February 4, 2020

Aspiring filmmakers study film at UNLV.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
February 4, 2020

UNLV students sitting in Professor Brett Levner's classroom learn the ins and outs of building a film crew. Beyond the pen and paper, the students have big dreams of breaking into the film industry.