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 at TEDxUArizona 2023

Arizona Arts at TEDxUArizona 2023LEARN MORE

Arizona Arts was well represented at TEDxUArizona: Spirit of Wonder on Nov. 1 at Centennial Hall. Now you can watch all of the talks here.

Arizona Arts was well represented at TEDxUArizona: Spirit

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Arizona Arts at TEDxUArizona 2023

After a successful career, student finds Arizona Online

After a successful career, student finds Arizona OnlineLEARN MORE

After 24 years in TV news, Lori Bentley Law decided to make a change. She found the Digital Arts and Practices degree on Arizona Online.

After 24 years in TV news, Lori Bentley Law decided to make

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After a successful career, student finds Arizona Online

Medici Mondays: Adi Beckman

Medici Mondays: Adi BeckmanLEARN MORE

Adi Beckman interned at NBC on the Universal Studios backlot working in development for Peacock and NBC Broadcast, thanks to the support from the College of Fine Arts Medici

Adi Beckman interned at NBC on the Universal Studios

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Medici Mondays: Adi Beckman

TFTV faculty selected for Udall Center Fellows program

TFTV faculty selected for Udall Center Fellows programLEARN MORE

Film faculty Yuri Makino and Michael Mulcahy were selected for Udall Center Fellows program to support films on healthcare and climate change.

Film faculty Yuri Makino and Michael Mulcahy were

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TFTV faculty selected for Udall Center Fellows program

Senior's documentary 'brings Tucson's water story to life'

Senior's documentary 'brings Tucson's water story to life'LEARN MORE

When Tia Stephens needed a local issue to explore for her honors capstone documentary film project, the School of Art graduating senior picked a topic we sometimes take

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Senior's documentary 'brings Tucson's water story to life'

"Missing in Brooks County" nominated for a Peabody Award

"Missing in Brooks County" nominated for a Peabody AwardLEARN MORE

The film, "Missing in Brooks County," earned a nomination for a Peabody Award in the documentary category, it was announced April 11.

The film, "Missing in Brooks County," earned a nomination

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Mulcahy, Serafim receive RII production seed grants

Mulcahy, Serafim receive RII production seed grantsLEARN MORE

Arts faculty Michael Mulcahy and Marcos Serafim received 2022-23 Production Grants from the Office for Research, Innovation and Impact.

Arts faculty Michael Mulcahy and Marcos Serafim received

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Mulcahy, Serafim receive RII production seed grants

Panama inspires grad student Arias in her art, filmmaking

Panama inspires grad student Arias in her art, filmmakingLEARN MORE

Born in Costa Rica, Jacqueline Arias was adopted by American parents and moved to the Panama Canal Zone at age 4. While she only spent three years there before moving

Born in Costa Rica, Jacqueline Arias was adopted

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Panama inspires grad student Arias in her art, filmmaking

Arizona film alumna hired by George Lucas' Edutopia

Arizona film alumna hired by George Lucas' EdutopiaLEARN MORE

Arizona film alumna Roxanna Denise Stevens Ibarra was selected as the inaugural Video Production Fellow at George Lucas' Edutopia.

Arizona film alumna Roxanna Denise Stevens Ibarra was

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Arizona film alumna hired by George Lucas' Edutopia

Arizona Arts Signature Series highlights October events

Arizona Arts Signature Series highlights October eventsLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts is proud to present the Arizona Arts Signature Series, highlighting programs from Family Weekend to Homecoming this October.

Arizona Arts is proud to present the Arizona Arts Signature

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Arizona Arts Signature Series highlights October events

Arizona Arts Live Announces 2022-23 Season

Arizona Arts Live Announces 2022-23 SeasonLEARN MORE

Arizona Arts Live launches its second season this fall with the world’s best Grammy-winning performances with Oscar-nominated artists.

Arizona Arts Live launches its second season this fall with

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Arizona Arts Live Announces 2022-23 Season

CFA faculty awarded RII production seed grants

CFA faculty awarded RII production seed grantsLEARN MORE

The University of Arizona Office for Research, Innovation and Impact has awarded its 2022-2023 production seed grants to CFA group projects.

The University of Arizona Office for Research, Innovation

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CFA faculty awarded RII production seed grants

I Dream in Widescreen 2022 returns to the Fox Theatre

I Dream in Widescreen 2022 returns to the Fox TheatreLEARN MORE

I Dream in Widescreen, the annual showcase of senior thesis films made by emerging filmmakers, returns to the Fox Theatre on May 7.

I Dream in Widescreen, the annual showcase of senior thesis

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I Dream in Widescreen 2022 returns to the Fox Theatre

de Kooning documentary drops at SXSW 2022

de Kooning documentary drops at SXSW 2022LEARN MORE

The Thief Collector unravels the layers of the infamous de Kooning heist, exploring how far someone would go for something that they covet.

The Thief Collector unravels the layers of the infamous de

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de Kooning documentary drops at SXSW 2022

Medici Mondays: Gyselle Cuevas

Medici Mondays: Gyselle CuevasLEARN MORE

Gyselle Cuevas served as a production assistant on an independent film, thanks to support from the College of Fine Arts Medici Circle donors.

Gyselle Cuevas served as a production assistant on an

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Medici Mondays: Gyselle Cuevas

Arizona film program ranks No. 7 by The Wrap

Arizona film program ranks No. 7 by The WrapLEARN MORE

The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film & Television was ranked No. 7 for public universities in the latest rankings from The Wrap.

The University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film &

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Arizona film program ranks No. 7 by The Wrap

Lindsay Utz: 2021 Alumna of the Year

Lindsay Utz: 2021 Alumna of the YearLEARN MORE

The University of Arizona Alumni Association named Lindsay Utz (BA ’03, Media Arts) the College of Fine Arts’ 2021 Alumna of the Year.

The University of Arizona Alumni Association

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Lindsay Utz: 2021 Alumna of the Year
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Father inspires Art alum's Oppenheimer exhibit

Father inspires Art alum's Oppenheimer exhibitLEARN MORE

Even before the Oscar-winning film “Oppenheimer” hit theaters, University of Arizona School of Art alum Ernesto A. Trujillo created a striking collection of

Even before the Oscar-winning film “Oppenheimer” hit

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Father inspires Art alum's Oppenheimer exhibit

The benefits and impact of the diversity event grants

The benefits and impact of the diversity event grantsLEARN MORE

Drs. Daniel Linder and Elizabeth Schauer discuss how the Diversity & Inclusion Event Grants have benefited their program and students.

Drs. Daniel Linder and Elizabeth Schauer discuss how the

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The benefits and impact of the diversity event grants

Five JustArts Fellows answer five questions

Five JustArts Fellows answer five questionsLEARN MORE

The second cohort of the JustArts Fellows will be giving their final presentations on March 25 at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. 

The second cohort of the JustArts Fellows will be giving

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Five JustArts Fellows answer five questions

How can the arts inform future space exploration

How can the arts inform future space explorationLEARN MORE

How can the arts can intersect with space exploration? A four-person all-artist crew undertook a simulated moon mission to find out. 

How can the arts can intersect with space exploration? A

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How can the arts inform future space exploration

Meet Maya Jackson: A landscape-based, conceptual photographer

Meet Maya Jackson: A landscape-based, conceptual photographerLEARN MORE

Meet Maya Jackson, a landscape-based, conceptual photographer graduate student from Richmond, Virginia, and MFA graduate student.

Meet Maya Jackson, a landscape-based, conceptual

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Meet Maya Jackson: A landscape-based, conceptual photographer

Tiffany Fraser, the maestro behind the curtains of Sweeney Todd

Tiffany Fraser, the maestro behind the curtains of Sweeney ToddLEARN MORE

"Sweeney Todd," the iconic Broadway musical, is ready for its final weekend of performances, under the care of stage manager Tiffany Fraser.

"Sweeney Todd," the iconic Broadway musical, is ready for

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Tiffany Fraser, the maestro behind the curtains of Sweeney Todd

Sewing in Space

Sewing in SpaceLEARN MORE

Ivy Wahome is set to embark on a space simulation in Biosphere 2 for the Imagination 1 all-artist crew, March 10-15.

Ivy Wahome is set to embark on a space simulation in

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Sewing in Space
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