Creative Media Institute
for Film and Digital Arts

Dr. Philip Lewis, Department Head/Director

Dr. Lewis is an accomplished professor and film director/writer. He has produced and directed films and television programs on 4 continents and is an award winning documentary film director. He has worked for CBS, NBC, MTV and other major media companies since 1983. His PhD is in Interactive Film from Queensland University of Technology (Australia). He has been working on different artistic and alternative film technologies and does his research in this area. He teaches the Business of Filmmaking and Animation, the History of Cinema, and other DFM classes. He and his family have been enjoying living in Las Cruces since 2010. Prior to his work at NMSU, he was the program Director of Arts Management for Oxford Brooks University (UK) at their Budapest, Hungary campus.