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Professor Patricia Cardoso Named One of SlashFilm's 20 Most Influential Female Directors

These are the 20 female filmmakers who have had the biggest impact on movie-making. Their films are not restricted by subject matter, budget, or audience. They are not inherently feminist. They are definitely not meant to be judged against each...

Patricia Cardoso’s ‘Real Women Have Curves’ was landmark Latina cinema, but Hollywood shut her out. Until now

“I knew that movie was extraordinary,” she says of her groundbreaking 2002 film, “Real Women Have Curves,” which won the audience award at the Sundance Film Festival and went on to become the first Latina-directed film in the Library of...

Kimberly Guerrero invited to join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Kimberly Guerrero, an associate professor of theater, has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in recognition of her 30-year acting career.

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.