Film and TV

UNLV film program increasing in popularity

UNLV offers a diverse list of degree programs, but one in particular is becoming increasingly popular with millennial students: film. “There are so many ways to be involved in film,” said Stacy Shapin, Assistant Director of the College of Fine Arts. “For our particular program, I think what attracts people to us is the quality of instruction that they ...Full Article

UNLV film alum speaks at Cinefemmes event

Filmmaker Jessica Chandler-Fay was a guest speaker at a Cinefemmes event on Thurs., Oct. 22. Cinefemmes is a UNLV registered student organization which supports women in filmmaking by providing ...Full Article

Disney & Pixar animator visits UNLV

Last Tuesday, UNLV was visited by an incredible guest – Pixar artist Rob Thompson. Most recently, Thompson worked as one of three directing animators on the new film from ...Full Article

Rules for surviving a horror movie, Vol. 2

It’s been a year since I supplied some basic rules to survive a horror movie. However, this means it’s time for round two – better known as ‘The Sequel.’ ...Full Article

Goosebumps brings back memories of a simpler time

Like many people my age, I can specifically remember staying up late and hanging on to every word of a R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps book. The Haunted Mask, Welcome to ...Full Article

48 Hour Short Film Contest returns to UNLV

The UNLV Film Department and the UNLV Short Film Archive will be hosting the 13th Annual UNLV 48 Hour Short Film Contest from Nov. 6-8. The UNLV 48-Hour Short ...Full Article

Netflix Picks: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Ana Lily Aminpour’s debut feature, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014) is a fusion of retro-looking black and white and modern indie/arthouse cinema. Set in the fictional ...Full Article

The passing of a horror legend

By Jacob Tiranno “One, Two, Freddy’s Coming for You” Wes Craven, the writer-director who reinvented and reshaped the horror genre, passed away on Aug. 30 after losing a battle ...Full Article

The Visit

By Jacob Tiranno I was in the audience during Universal’s presentation at this year’s CinemaCon, when writer-director M. Night Shyamalan announced that The Visit was his way of “going ...Full Article

CineVegas returns for 2015 Las Vegas Film Festival

The Las Vegas Film Festival (LVFF) has become an important and highly anticipated time of year for local filmmakers and cinephiles alike. “It is a festival motivated by cinema ...Full Article
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