A million thanks! ¡Un millón de gracias!

Wed May 10 2023 09:01:00 GMT-0600 (Mountain Daylight Time)


From the bottom of our collective hearts, we thank all the filmmakers for submitting films to the inaugural Fronteras Micro-film Festival! We are blown away by the interest and support from all around the world -- we received entries from México, Canada, France, Australia, the U.K., Iran, and the U.S. We are honored and thrilled to host a truly international festival!

The festival, from concept to execution, is the collective effort of the members of Dust Wave -- without their passion, diligence, and dedication, none of this would be possible. Specifically, I want to acknowledge the efforts of:

  • Jade Stokes (co-organizer)
  • Jay Renteria (co-organizer, graphic design)
  • Jordyn Bernicke (social media, marketing, promotion)
  • Jacklyn Le (social media, marketing)

All of their work has been vital to the festival's success thus far. Miles to go before we sleep, but way to go team!


I also want to highlight our installation artists -- I can't wait to unleash what we're building on the world! Artists helping us include:

Helen Atkins
Will Geusz
Jacklyn Le
James Rodriguez
Brandon Carter
Camille Carlson
Jay Renteria
Jordyn Bernicke
Phillip Torres
Ryan Lewis
Laura Morris
Andres Indacochea

Finally, a shout-out to our sponsors and partners -- these folks have generously contributed funding and/or supplies and/or effort to make this festival happen. They include:

The Fulcrum Fund (516 Arts + The Andy Warhol Foundation)
City of Albuquerque UETF
City of Albuquerque Dept. of Arts & Culture
Currents New Media
Albuquerque Film & Media Incubator
Albuquerque Computer & Electronics Recycling Co.

FYI -- we're moving the notification date to Friday, May 12th. There are lots of films to watch and lots of decisions to make, so we need a bit more time to make our final selections. Thanks for patience as we learn film festival management on the fly!

Again -- thanks a million. We will have our selections ready soon!

Alonso Indacochea

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