Meet Jarom Neumann

Utah Film Center is excited to announce that artist and animator Jarom Neumann will be returning to our media education department to host virtual Behind the Animation presentations! For those who are not familiar, Behind the Animation is a free 40-minute interactive, virtual presentation for 3rd to 8th graders to learn about media literacy and […]

Education Resources for Teachers: Soft Closure Edition

Welcome to our list of resources to help you teach from a distance. Check for occasional updates! PBS NEWS HOUR: STUDENT REPORTING LABS Lesson plans from the pros at PBS to teach your students critical journalism skills. Topics include ethics, storytelling, and determining what is fact and what is opinion. LEARN MORE: STUDENT REPORTING LABS […]

2020 Artist Foundry Showcase Recap

The intense nervousness that sits in your gut before sharing your art with a room full of strangers is a feeling independent filmmakers know all too well. In early February of this year, a handful of Utah based filmmakers undoubtedly experienced this exact sensation. As Utah Film Center Artist Foundry prepared to share a slate […]

Free Films & Activities at the Tumbleweeds 2020 Film Festival

In addition to our ticketed films and workshops, we offer several Festival experiences free of charge. As always, the Library’s Urban Room will be filled with Clubhouse activities that are open and free to all Library attendees. The Clubhouse will be open both Saturdays and Sundays of the Festival, from 10am-5pm. This year, we’ve also […]

Farewell to our friend Lynn Dougan

It is with great sadness that we report that Lynn Dougan, Utah Film Center Board Member, Board Chair Emeritus, loyal champion and friend, passed away February 12th. Lynn joined the board in 2004, just two years after our inception. His insight and support forged a path forward to create the Utah Film Center you see […]