Indigenous Filmmaking Panel with Chris Eyre

Native American filmmaker and scholar Chris Eyre, who did a Master Class with ACM students last semester, was a featured speaker at a community panel on indigenous filmmaking at the 2017 Hawai’i International Film Festival. Pacific Islanders in Communication have posted a video of the entire panel online

ACM Professor’s Film to Screen at USC

“Moana Rua: The Rising of the Sea” is a film written, directed, and produced by Vilsoni Hereniko that is based on a stage production about climate change in the Pacific that toured Europe in 2015. It will screen as the opening film of the 15th RAI (Royal Anthropological Institute) International Ethnographic Film Festival to be held at the University of Southern California, from March 22-24th March, 2018.

Girls Make Movies Film Fest

Hawaiʻi Women in Filmmaking proudly announces the GIRLS MAKE MOVIES FILM FESTIVAL on December 8, 2017 at the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre. Doors open at 5:30 / Screening starts at 6:00 pm / Program ends at 8:00 pm.

ACM Masterclass with Producer Sandy Stern

This ACM Masterclass with highly acclaimed American film producer Sandy Stern will be held on Wednesday, November 8, at 1:30pm in Kuykendall Room 306. Sandy Stern is best known for his work on Pump Up the Volume, Being John Malkovich, Saved!, Equinox, Red Hot, Velvet Goldmine, Thirteen Conversations about One Thing, Freak City, and his most recent film Class Rank. Along with R.E.M.’s lead singer Michael Stipe, he owns the film production company Single Cell. In addition, Sandy currently teaches producing at the American Film Institute.

ACMSA First Meeting – Oct. 5

ACM Student Association General Meeting October 5, 2017 - 8PM Hemingway 203 Come join the Academy for Creative Media Student Association for our first general meeting of the year! We will talk about what it means to be a filmmaker today, establish events for the year,...

Looking China Screening

Come out and watch several documentary films made by ACM students in China this summer as part of the SMART Co-Lab through the Looking China program. Several other top documentaries made in the program this summer will be screened, as well as a behind the scenes documentary of the program. Screening info: Wednesday, September 27 – 6:30-8:30pm
Tokioka Room (RM 319), Moore Hall – 1890 East-West Road

2017 ACM Welcome Reception

If you are a current ACM major, or interested in becoming an ACM major, then you are highly encouraged to attend the ACM Welcome Reception on Friday, September 15 from 5-6:30pm in the Art Auditorium, located in the Art Building next to Campus Center.

ACM Professor’s Short Film World Premiere

World Premiere of 'Let The Mountain Speak' Tuesday, April 18th 5:30-6:30pm at The Hub Come see the world premiere of ACM Professor Vilsoni Hereniko's newest short film 'Let The Mountain Speak', a tribute to Mauna Kea. The premiere takes place next Tuesday, April 18th...

Coproduction Deal for ACM Professor

Award-winning ACM Professor Vilsoni Hereniko was recently featured in an article on the website of the State of Hawaii’s Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) about his upcoming feature film “Until The Dolphin Flies”

ACM Mānoa Joins CILECT

ACM Mānoa was recently inducted into the prestigious International Association of Film and Television Schools (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision – CILECT), joining the ranks of elite film schools including USC, AFI, NYU, UCLA, CalArts, and many of the top film school programs around the world.

ACM @ HIFF 2016

ACM Mānoa students, along with visiting students from Shanghai University participating in the SMART Exchange, showcased their films at the Hawai’i International Film Festival this past week.

ACM @ ‘Ohina 2016

ACM Mānoa had a strong showing at the 2016 ‘Ohina Short Film Showcase, an annual film festival that showcases local films and talent. This year’s selected films include three ACM student films, one ACM faculty-student-alumni interdepartmental collaboration, and one ACM alumni film.