The Art of Film

Arizona Arts presents a variety of film festivals and film events. Led by a stellar faculty, the School of Theatre, Film & Television offers annual student showcases, “I Dream in Widescreen,” “What’s Up, Docs,” and “Magic Hour,” along with programs, lecture series and filmmaker talkbacks from the Hanson FilmTV Institute.

Arizona Arts launches BIPOC ARTS, a virtual space for creators, scholars

Arizona Arts launches BIPOC ARTS, a virtual space for creators, scholarsLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts launches BIPOC ARTS, a virtual space for creators and scholars who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or People of Color (BIPOC).

Arizona Arts launches BIPOC ARTS, a virtual space for

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Arizona Arts launches BIPOC ARTS, a virtual space for creators, scholars

College of Fine Arts names spring 2021 'Outstanding Senior, GTAs'

College of Fine Arts names spring 2021 'Outstanding Senior, GTAs'LEARN MORE

The University of Arizona College of Fine Arts awards the spring 2021 honors, Outstanding Senior and Graduate Teaching Assistants.

The University of Arizona College of Fine Arts awards the

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College of Fine Arts names spring 2021 'Outstanding Senior, GTAs'

‘Outstanding Senior’ plans to work in video games

‘Outstanding Senior’ plans to work in video gamesLEARN MORE

Amanda Coote was a member of the Pride of Arizona, double-degree earning student and 'Outstanding Senior.'

Amanda Coote was a member of the Pride of Arizona,

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‘Outstanding Senior’ plans to work in video games

PHOTOS: 2021 'I Dream in Widescreen' at the drive-in

PHOTOS: 2021 'I Dream in Widescreen' at the drive-inLEARN MORE

Photos and award winners from 'I Dream in Widescreen 2021,' the School of Theatre, Film & Television annual showcase of senior thesis films.

Photos and award winners from 'I Dream in Widescreen 2021,'

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PHOTOS: 2021 'I Dream in Widescreen' at the drive-in

Documentaries: Cooking in the crock pot

Documentaries: Cooking in the crock potLEARN MORE

“Documentary filmmaking is more like cooking in the crock pot instead of the microwave,” said Professor Beverly Seckinger.

“Documentary filmmaking is more like cooking in the crock

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Documentaries: Cooking in the crock pot

Film by graduate Faye Ruiz garners national distribution deal

Film by graduate Faye Ruiz garners national distribution dealLEARN MORE

A student film by University of Arizona graduate Faye Ruiz, "The Lights Are On, No One's Home," has been acquired for national distribution.

A student film by University of Arizona graduate Faye Ruiz,

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Film by graduate Faye Ruiz garners national distribution deal

Lisanne Skyler's 5 favorite art docs

Lisanne Skyler's 5 favorite art docsLEARN MORE

Film professor Lisanne Skyler listed her five favorite art documentaries and why.

Film professor Lisanne Skyler listed her five favorite art

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Lisanne Skyler's 5 favorite art docs

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance Troupe

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance TroupeLEARN MORE

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance Troupe and its role in creating cultural identity among Chinese American adoptees.

Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance

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Nolan Veneklasen to document the Tucson Chinese Lion Dance Troupe

I Dream in Widescreen: Q&A with Rising Stars

I Dream in Widescreen: Q&A with Rising StarsLEARN MORE

An interview feature with four of the 14 BFA student directors of thesis films shown at the annual showcase, I Dream in Widescreen.

An interview feature with four of the 14 BFA student

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I Dream in Widescreen: Q&A with Rising Stars

Film festival celebrates indigenous world cinema

Film festival celebrates indigenous world cinemaLEARN MORE

The inaugural Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival celebrates the work of local and international Indigenous filmmakers to promote greater understanding of Indigenous cultures.

The inaugural Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival celebrates

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Film festival celebrates indigenous world cinema

Four Questions: UArizona's role in nation's longest-running Mexican Film Festival

Four Questions: UArizona's role in nation's longest-running Mexican Film FestivalLEARN MORE

Tucson Cine Mexico, the longest-running festival of Mexican cinema in the United States, will feature free screenings of seven Spanish-language films, with English subtitles, as

Tucson Cine Mexico, the longest-running festival of Mexican

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Four Questions: UArizona's role in nation's longest-running Mexican Film Festival

Conversations on collaboration with film alumni

Conversations on collaboration with film alumniLEARN MORE

A veritable who’s who of industry luminaries – all School of Theatre, Film & Television alumni, participate in I Dream in Widescreen 2020.

A veritable who’s who of industry luminaries – all

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Conversations on collaboration with film alumni

Dual degree approach to storytelling

Dual degree approach to storytellingLEARN MORE

Roxanna Ibarra hopes to use her two degrees to convey storytelling visually and aurally, while embracing her Mexican and American cultures.

Roxanna Ibarra hopes to use her two degrees to convey

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Dual degree approach to storytelling

Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series'

Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series'LEARN MORE

Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series,' a new series showcases the division's most compelling, engaging arts events on and off campus. 

Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series,' a new series

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Arizona Arts launches 'Signature Series'

Alumna earns Emmy nominations for editing 'Mare of Easttown'

Alumna earns Emmy nominations for editing 'Mare of Easttown'LEARN MORE

Alumna Amy Duddleston earns two Emmy Award nominations as editor of the HBO series, Mare of Easttown, career firsts for the veteran editor.

Alumna Amy Duddleston earns two Emmy Award nominations as

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Alumna earns Emmy nominations for editing 'Mare of Easttown'

Research, Innovation and Impact awards new production seed grants

Research, Innovation and Impact awards new production seed grantsLEARN MORE

The University of Arizona Office for Research, Innovation and Impact awarded its first round of production seed grants to four CFA faculty.

The University of Arizona Office for Research, Innovation

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Research, Innovation and Impact awards new production seed grants

Arizona Arts Studio Series … 3D scenic design modeling

Arizona Arts Studio Series … 3D scenic design modelingLEARN MORE

Hear how scenic design students are learning how to create sets with computer-based 3D modeling and design software! Assistant Professor Joe C. Klug and students Kensey Coleman,

Hear how scenic design students are learning how to create

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Arizona Arts Studio Series … 3D scenic design modeling
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PHOTOS: 2021 'I Dream in Widescreen' at the drive-in

PHOTOS: 2021 'I Dream in Widescreen' at the drive-inLEARN MORE

Photos and award winners from 'I Dream in Widescreen 2021,' the School of Theatre, Film & Television annual showcase of senior thesis films.

Photos and award winners from 'I Dream in Widescreen 2021,'

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PHOTOS: 2021 'I Dream in Widescreen' at the drive-in

Documentary filmmakers seek meaningful change in Brooks County

Documentary filmmakers seek meaningful change in Brooks CountyLEARN MORE

The documentary, Missing in Brooks County, created by Arizona faculty, will be screened at the Arizona International Film Festival.

The documentary, Missing in Brooks County, created by

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Documentary filmmakers seek meaningful change in Brooks County

Audiences can vote on piano competition at the Trester Festival

Audiences can vote on piano competition at the Trester FestivalLEARN MORE

The inaugural Trester Festival for Latin American Music includes student piano competition and the audience gets a vote.

The inaugural Trester Festival for Latin American Music

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Audiences can vote on piano competition at the Trester Festival

A Statement of Solidarity from Arizona Arts

A Statement of Solidarity from Arizona ArtsLEARN MORE

Dear Arizona Arts colleagues, Today the University of Arizona Office of the Provost issued a statement condemning the violence in Georgia earlier this week that left eight

Dear Arizona Arts colleagues, Today the University of

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A Statement of Solidarity from Arizona Arts

Wonder Makes Us Find a Way

Wonder Makes Us Find a WayLEARN MORE

"My Song” is our song, performed by the students of the University of Arizona College of Fine Arts. No matter what the setback, we keep coming back. Because we’re Wildcats.

"My Song” is our song, performed by the students of the

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Wonder Makes Us Find a Way

Conversations on collaboration with film alumni

Conversations on collaboration with film alumniLEARN MORE

A veritable who’s who of industry luminaries – all School of Theatre, Film & Television alumni, participate in I Dream in Widescreen 2020.

A veritable who’s who of industry luminaries – all

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Conversations on collaboration with film alumni

I Dream in Widescreen: Q&A with Rising Stars

I Dream in Widescreen: Q&A with Rising StarsLEARN MORE

An interview feature with four of the 14 BFA student directors of thesis films shown at the annual showcase, I Dream in Widescreen.

An interview feature with four of the 14 BFA student

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I Dream in Widescreen: Q&A with Rising Stars
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