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Howard Movshovitz

Associate Professor
  • Film & Television


Primary Phone:303-315-7420

Howie Movshovitz came to Colorado as a VISTA Volunteer (Volunteers in Service to America -- the domestic Peace Corps) and stayed because he liked it. After receiving two advanced degrees from CU-Boulder in English, he began to veer into film. With Linda Williams, Professor Emeritus in Film at Berkeley, Movshovitz made three short films, eventually wrote and co-produced a 12-part documentary series, "Filmmakers" for Rocky Mountain PBS. Movshovitz is film critic for both print and for radio. He married to novelist Janis Hallowell and has a daughter.

Areas of Expertise

Film History

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Pennsylvania
BA; English Literature

University of Colorado Boulder
MA; English Literature
PhD; English Literature


Colorado Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts 


KUNC Public Radio, National Public Radio

"A Feral World" Wins at Southeast Regional Film Festival

Film & Television Chair David Liban's post-apocalyptic film, "A Feral World", is scheduled for release on Amazon and iTunes for September 22nd!

Feral Honors

  • Winner, Best Sci-Fi Feature at the Southeastern Regional Film Festival
  • Winner, Best Actor at the Southeastern Regional Film Festival
  • Winner, Best Actress at the Southeastern Regional Film Festival
  • Official Selection of the International Horror & Sci-Fi Film Festival

"Fresh Tracks" at Vail Film Festival

CU Denver faculty and filmmaker Hans Rosenwinkel's film, "Fresh Tracks", a documentary about the first U.S. amputee skier and his design that launched the adaptive skiing movement, is up for Best Documentary at the Vail Film Festival.

New Documentary by FITV Faculty Roma Sur and Jessica McGaugh

When the ancient Indian beats of Odissi combine with the rhythms of the West African Djembe and the vibrant Spanish Flamenco, a new kind of sound is born. Jessica McGaugh and Roma Sur have partnered on the new documentary, "Three Worlds, One Stage".


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Meet CAM Faculty Member Edward Tyndall

What are Edward Tyndall's favorite movies? Get to know new Film & Television faculty member Edward Tyndall in his Q&A.

Bollywood Connections: Film & Television in India

Ten Film & Television students, led by Roma Sur, traveled to Mumbai, India to collaborate with India’s top film school to produce a bi-lingual short film in “Bollywood”, the movie capital of the eastern hemisphere.