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Welcome to Cinematic Arts

The Department of Cinematic Arts approaches film from a critical and creative perspective, in relation to the other arts, and within an international and interdisciplinary frame. It provides students with the critical tools necessary for the theoretical and historical analysis of cinema as well as the creative skills required for the production of film, video, and digital media.

  • Students looking at a camera
  • Film projector on in the dark
  • Camera Lens
HEADROOM presents MELIKA BASS

HEADROOM presents MELIKA BASS

April 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

“American filmmaker Melika Bass…author of a unique cinema of atmosphere and historical reminiscences…one of the revelations of the festival.” – Roberto Manassero, Torino Film Festival. Recently named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film 2018,” Melika Bass is the recipient of an Artadia Award (NYC), 2 Media Arts Fellowships from the Illinois Arts Council, the Kodak/Filmcraft Imaging Award from the Ann Arbor Film Festival, an Experimental Film Prize from the Athen...

Headroom Screening Series presents Melika Bass

Headroom Screening Series presents Melika Bass

April 26, 2019 - 7:00pm

Don’t miss the last Headroom event of the season, a night of slow-burning and speculative fictions that deconstruct the familiar to reveal narrative worlds organized by their own habits, rituals, and codes. Filmmaker Melika Bass in person!

Sketch Nite

Sketch Nite

July 11, 2019 - 5:00pm

Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse....

Sketch Nite

Sketch Nite

July 18, 2019 - 5:00pm

Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse....