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UCR Student Selected for Television Academy Internship Program

TFDP student Camila Nalvarte has been selected for the prestigious Television Academy Foundation Internship program.

'20:20 Vision' showcases 16 autobiographical monologues by UCR acting students and their challenges of the last year

In March 2020, life suddenly stood still on the UCR campus, and overnight we had to adapt to online learning. As it became clear that a possible two-week hiatus was quickly turning into a year-long water-treading, the driving forces in...

Filmworks 2021 Awards

TFDP is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s Filmworks awards

Presenting the Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production’s 2021-22 Season

In response to these tumultuous times, we have curated a season that we hope will bring us that much-needed breath of fresh air, while also providing a meaningful next step in our intentional move toward decolonizing theatre-making at UCR.

‘She Kills Monsters’ will feature ‘old school theatre magic’

Fifty dragon and warrior costumes? Check. Mythical creature props? Check. Original soundtrack? Check. UC Riverside Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production students, staff, and faculty members have been marshaling endless creativity at homes from New York to California in...

‘I want students to know that we’re all invested in seeing them succeed’

TFDP and Creative Writing have found ways to adjust to remote learning. TFDP had a greater challenge because they had to adapt their productions and filmmaking classes, which are obviously very hands-on. The production staff has done a great job...

Department of Theatre, Film, and Digital Production faculty reel in awards

Some faculty and staff were recognized for their lifetime achievements, others for efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UCR Theatre Department Creates Hybrid Play, Film, And Radio Drama “At The Pass”

The coronavirus pandemic may have upended the world of live theatre, but the Theatre Department at the University of California, Riverside has found a way around it. They created a hybrid play, film, and radio drama called “At the Pass”.

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...