Film School Faculty Accomplishments
Hank Rogerson landed a role as a military policeman in the new TV show Manhattan.
Film Professor Hank Rogerson plays Detective Glen Huber in A&E’s Longmire.
Film School Chair Chris Eyre joined the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival’s Advisory Board. Earlier in the year he also became part of the New Mexico Governor’s Film Council.
Contributing Faculty member Kent Kirkpatrick produced a short film last spring that has now been accepted into both LA Shorts Fest and the New York Television Festival.
Faculty Chair Chris Eyre was invited to be a special presenter at the Tony Hillerman Writers Conference in November in Santa Fe. He also hosted events during SWAIA’s Native Cinema Showcase in August. His latest film, Hide Away, played in theaters nationally and at multiple film festivals. It was honored with the Best Cinematography award at the SXSW Film Festival.
Contributing faculty member Rich Heinrich completed directing the 4th annual Albuquerque Film Festival and is currently wrapping a feature starring Michael Madsen.
Faculty member Hank Rogerson completed an artist-in-residency program at the Brooks School in Massachusetts. He screened a rough cut of his latest film “Still Dreaming” at the Shakespeare Association of America in Boston. He also screened his documentary “Shakespeare Behind Bars” at the Penitentiary of New Mexico.
Contributing faculty member Don Gray won the Best Film, Best Writing, and Best Use of Line awards for his short film “Where Sheep May Safely Graze” at the Albuquerque 48 Hour Film Project; contributing faculty member Mark Sewards served as cinematographer on the project.