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Melinda Lujan | MFA in Screenwriting | DFM '14

Melinda Lujan speaks of her experience during graduate school at the Vermont College of Fine Arts, as well as the upcoming series she is writing.

Hafid Abdelmoula | Director | DFM '16

Director Hafid Abdelmoula speaks of his award-winning film Broken Gaiete, as well as his grad school experiences at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Matt Wilson | Wilcher Productions | BCM/Digital Filmmaking ’11

Matt Wilson is a Commercial and Narrative Cinematographer based out of Albuquerque.

James Lopez| Freelance Illustrator, Motion Graphic Artist, 3D Animator, & 3D Sculptor | ANVE ’18

James Lopez is a freelance Illustrator, Motion Graphic Artist, 2D Animator, & 3D Sculptor currently residing in Las Cruces, NM. When did you...

Milo Koleske | Freelance Illustrator, Graphic Designer, & Film Production Artist | ANVE & ANVE ’19

Milo Koleske is a Freelance Illustrator, Graphic Designer, & Film Production Artist living in Albuquerque. When did you graduate from CMI?...

Sean Dolan | Associate Attorney at Butt Thornton & Baehr | DFM ’10

Sean Dolan is an Associate Attorney living in Albuquerque. When did you graduate from CMI? 2010 What was your area of emphasis at CMI? LiveAction...

Whitney Guaderrama | Assistant Production Coordinator at IATSE Local 480 | DFM ’16

Whitney Guaderrama is an Assistant Production Coordinator living in Albuquerque. When did you graduate from CMI? December 2016 What was your area...

Neil Solberg | Freelance Best Boy Electric | DFM ’11

Neil Solberg is a freelance Best Boy Electric currently residing in Albuquerque, NM. When did you graduate from CMI? 2011 What was your area of...

Brad Otero | Electrical Rigger/Set Lighting Technician at IATSE Local 480 | DFM ’15

Brad Otero is an Electrical Rigger and Set Lighting Technician currently living in Albuquerque, NM. When did you graduate from CMI? Fall 2015 What...

Daniel Cdebaca | E-Learning Developer at American Society of Radiologic Technologists | ANVE ’14

Daniel Cdebaca is an E-Learning Developer based in Albuquerque, NM. When did you graduate from CMI? 2014 What was your area of emphasis at CMI?...

Natalie Streander | Writer/Director at PsychDesert Productions | DFM ’18

Natalie Streander is a writer and director based in Las Cruces, NM. When did you graduate from CMI? Spring 2018 What was your area of emphasis at...

Trevor Rogers | T-Ro Films | DFM ’09

Trevor Rogers is a key grip and gaffer based in Albuquerque, NM. When did you graduate from CMI?2009 Where are you and what are you doing now?I...

Jenn Garcia | Producer | DFM ’16

When did you graduate from CMI?May 2016 Where are you and what are you doing now?I currently live in Albuquerque, NM where I work as a commercial...

Patrick Vigil | UX/UI Designer | ANVE ’15

When did you graduate from CMI?2015 What was your area of emphasis at CMI?Animation/VFX – ANVE Where are you and what are you doing...

Jesse Rogers | CRU | ANVE ’11

When did you graduate from CMI?2011 Where are you and what are you doing now?I’m in Austin, Tx. I do Creative media for Cru. Film, editing,...

Carson Poe | Inflight Creations | BCM/Animation ’13

Carson resides in Scottsdale, Arizona and is the co-founder of a marketing company by the name of Inflight Creations.

Maribel Padilla | PBS SoCal | BCM/Digital Filmmaking ’12

Maribel is currently working as the Social Media Coordinator for PBS SoCal, the Los Angeles and Orange counties full service PBS station.

Ryan Hall | Air Force Academy | BCM/Digital Filmmaking ’10

Ryan is currently living in Colorado Springs, CO, and is the Photography & Video Production Specialist for the Association of Graduates of the...

Ryan Humble | ESPN | BCM/Digital Filmmaking ’11

Ryan is the lead Media Operator at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut. He has worked on the X Games, the NFL Draft, college football bowl games, Monday...

Beatriz Loera | Production | BCM/Digital Filmmaking ’16

Beatriz Loera graduated May 2016 and has worked on multiple feature films and television shows as a production assistant.

Julian Alexander | Writer/Director | BCM/Filmmaking ’13

Julian attended school in Northern Europe to obtain a Master of Fine Arts degree. He has created multiple successful movies and currently works as...

Eric Cameron | FotoKem | DFM ’10

Eric Cameron graduated CMI in 2009; one of the very first generations to do so. Since then, Eric has moved to California and is now a Senior...

Thomas DesJardin | CG Generalist/Lighting Look Dev | BCM/Animation ’09

Thomas graduated in 2009 and is now working as a lighting TD for Sony Pictures Imageworks in Vancouver, BC. He has worked on films such as Wreck-It...

Jesus Nunez | DoubleScope Films | BCM/Digital Filmmaking ’14

Jesus graduated in 2014 and is currently running his own production company, DoubleScope films in El Paso, Texas. He also runs a music studio...

Sheridan O’Donnell | Director | BCM/Digital Filmmaking ’11

Sheridan O'Donnell is a freelance commercial and film director in Albuquerque, NM. His production company, Hardline Films, is a full service...