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Illuminating the Future

"It’s not thinking about light. It’s thinking about what’s not lit,” said Ben Tusher, Production Manager and Resident Lighting Designer for UC Riverside’s Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production.

Six theater employees sew face masks for their colleagues

For the past week, six UC Riverside costume- and scene- shop employees have been sitting behind sewing machines, stitching together face masks for their colleagues. This dedication stems from their desire to offer another layer of protection for essential personnel who continue to work on campus in service of students.

Sundance: Guerrero to star as Wilma Mankiller in ‘The Glorias’

Kimberly Guerrero knows how important it is to bring a character to life on the big screen. For this assistant professor with the Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production at University of California, Riverside, it is especially important when it involves a historical figure such as Wilma Mankiller, an activist and the first woman...

First Latina film director included in National Film Registry is a UCR professor

The 2002 film that placed a middle-class Latino family on the big screen is now officially part of United States cinematic history.