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We are in the middle of admissions season!   In addition to looking at our FAQ page, here are some guidelines for navigating admissions. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The Cinema BA is entirely different from the Photo/Film BFA.  The Cinema BA emphasizes a...
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Fall 2016 CinemathequeAug 19, 2016

The Fall 2016 Cinematheque schedule has arrived! Films are on Tuesdays at 7PM, free, and open to the public. All of the movies are also listed here! Bring your friends and enjoy a film curated by VCUarts Cinema!

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VCUarts Cinema Represented at CannesMay 27, 2016

Professor Anne Chapman CSA, of Anne Chapman Casting, worked as the Virginia Casting Director for Jeff Nichols' LOVING this past fall.  This past month, she attended the film premiere at Cannes with her casting partner Erica Arvold. ...

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Vanishing Streets — Journeys in LondonMay 9, 2016

Professor J.M. Tyree's new book VANISHING STREETS - JOURNEYS IN LONDON will be published this fall! In the book, he "offers a new way of seeing familiar landmarks through the lens of film history." For more information and updates check the book's website

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LOVING to Screen at Cannes 2016Apr 14, 2016

This past fall, the production LOVING, directed by Jeff Nichols, shot in Richmond. The film will screen at Cannes 2016! Congratulations to everyone involved with the production, including our current students and alumni Monica Woolsey, Zoë Ferebee, Carson Levy, Alyssa...

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Program Director Dr. Tregenza Honored in LAMar 4, 2016

VCUarts Program Director Rob Tregenza’s, TALKING TO STRANGERS (1988 ) will be presented in LA, as part of a major retrospective of indie features from the 80s. Along with films by Spike Lee, Jim Jarmusch, Charles Barnett, the Coen Brothers ,Sara Driver and others. ...

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Fall 2015 CinemathequeAug 17, 2015

The Fall 2015 Cinematheque Lineup is here! Films are free, open to the public, and screened in 35mm.  Bring your friends and enjoy a film curated by VCUarts Cinema! The Robber (10/6) and Still The Children Are Here (11/10) double as events in the

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Feature Film GAVAGAIAug 13, 2015

This summer, through the combined efforts of Cinema department professors and alumni and industry experts, Department Head Dr. Rob Tregenza and Professor Kirk Kjeldsen have shot a feature film in Norway. Dr. Tregenza has previously visited Norway, when he was honored at a...

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2015 Summer IntensiveMay 15, 2015

The 2015 Summer Intensive is about to begin!This year, students will produce four short films ranging in concept from an ill-fated 1950s romance to a modern-day collision of cultures.During the first two weeks, students will meet with professors and faculty advisors and...

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Dr. Tregenza Honored at the NFI CinemathequeMay 15, 2015

This week VCUarts Cinema is proud to announce that the head of our program, Dr. Rob Tregenza, is being honored at a retrospective of his films at the Norwegian Film Institute's Cinematheque! More details on the retrospective, and background on Dr. Tregenza's accomplished...

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Motion Picture Production in VAFeb 23, 2015

VCUarts Cinema is excited to host this special seminar on film production in Virginia. The talk is free and open to the public. Guest speakers include VFO director Andy Edmunds, Arvold Talent Agency's Erica Arvold, entertainment lawyer Kirk T. Schroder, filmmaker Terry...

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