Soc Doc Honors & Awards

  • September 26, 2018

    The Santa Cruz Film Festival takes place on October 3-7 at various locations around downtown Santa Cruz.  This year, we have two films that will be screened at the festival that were produced by FDM and SocDoc students:

  • July 20, 2018

    Social Documentation professor Jennifer Maytorena Taylor has a new documentary available to watch on PBS.  Redneck Muslim follows the life and work of Shane Atkinson, the first Muslim chaplain in-training at North Carolina‚Äôs biggest trauma center and founder of the "Society of...

  • June 26, 2018

    Social Documentation Professor and Editor of Film Quarterly, B. Ruby Rich, has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).  Professor Rich is one of 928 new members (including actors, filmmakers and other members-at-large) that have been invited to...

  • June 11, 2018

    The annual M.F.A graduate exhibition for the Social Documentation graduation class of 2018 will take place on Wednesday, June 13th at the Del Mar Theater in downtown Santa Cruz.  Continuing this long tradition, the SocDoc cohort will premiere their thesis films that are two years in the...

  • April 25, 2018

    Social Documentation Professor Jennifer Maytorena Taylor has received a fellowship for a summer residency at one of the nation's leading contemporary arts organizations, the MacDowell Colony.  Professor Taylor is one of 85 artists that have been awarded the fellowship for 2018. ...