Did You Know? There is a Film Program at the Santa Fe Community College School of Trades, Technology, Sustainability and Professional Studies!
According to the Santa Fe Community College's website: Students can earn an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Film or a Certificate (CERT) in Film Production through SFCC’s Film Program, where you can prepare for a career working in the New Mexico film industry. Santa Fe iattracting film and television productions, as well as actors and crews from around the world and SFCC graduates can be found in New Mexico working as location managers, camera assistants, electricians, grips and many own small businesses creating and producing film and media. You can follow the students and filmmakers on Facebook!
A new Bachelor's Degree in Cinema and Technology is also available through the Santa Fe Higher Education Center. SFCC FILM now has an articulation to IAIA’s Cinema and Technology BFA program. Students completing an AAS in Film Production, Screenwriting and Film Studies or Documentary and Environmental Media can start as first semester juniors at IAIA.
Film Career Opportunities include: Media and Film Education, Digital Imaging, Documentary Filmmaker, Editorial Assistant, Production Assistant, Production Coordinator, Production Technician, Film/Video Producer and/or Director, Film Researcher, Media Planner, Screenwriter, or Film Critic.
To learn more about classes in film please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Through the film and photography project, Future Voices New Mexico, middle and high schools students from schools statewide learn how to direct, shoot, and edit short films, or learn photopgraphic skills. Every April, the theater fills with 600 excited students from the participating schools for the annual awards ceremony. First, second, and third place films and photos in each category are screened for the audience. The category winners are then presented with cash rewards to the wild applause of their classmates. Future Voices of New Mexico is a partnership involving the Lensic, National Geographic All Roads Film Project, and Santa Fe Photographic Workshops."
10am, Thursday, May 4, 2016 - Winning film makers and photographers ages 13-18 will be present for this screening of winning 3 minute films and photos. For additional information visit FutureVoicesOfNewMexico.org
The New Mexico State Film Office is hosting its 3rd annual Film & Media Education Summit on April 9th, 2016, from 8:00am to 5:00pm at CNM Applied Technology Center in Albuquerque. Cabinet Secretary of New Mexico Higher Education Dr. Barbara Dannon will kick off the event as the keynote speaker. The mission of this event is to stimulate communication, create fresh ideas and establish lasting bonds and relationships between New Mexico’s film and media industry and secondary and higher education institutions and students!
Some wisdom on life from Tim McGraw! Thank you Tim McGraw for this beautifulmessage. It speaks to the some of the intentions and outcomes of the grassroots work we do through the Community Learning Network and what is possible and necessary in creating a life worth living!
As the film industry grows in New Mexico and the curiosity about film careers spreads, here are valuable personal reflections from Cameron Diaz.
Interviewed in Canada, as part of the movie project HUMAN, Cameron Diaz lent herself to the HUMAN interview’s game. She spoke about what her acting profession means to her and the incredible and very emotional memory of the moment following the loss of her father. www.human-themovie.org
The New Mexico Career Profiles Video Bank provides an online resource for students to explore the fields of work opportunities available in our state through a collection of informal personal interviews with "real people doing real things." The project, seeded and stewarded by Community Learning Network, is community collaborative offering our youth a range of real-life learning opportunities including New Mexico Career MeetUps and Boot Camps, in addition to the online Video Bank. This project is work in progress, so stay tuned and watch us grow. We hope you will stay connected and come back to see what is new. Meanwhile, you are welcome to get involved and join us as a Sponsor, Donor, or Volunteer! In the meantime, check out this sample video interview with the original founder and previous owner of Edible Santa Fe Magazine, and start exploring....
New Mexico Career Profiles is a community collaboration seeded and stewarded by Community Learning Network.