LIVING, LEARNING, CREATING COMMUNITY

City Heights is home to the CAM Living, Learning, and Creating Community (LLCC), a special residential space for College of Arts & Media (CAM) students to live in a supportive environment of artists, filmmakers, musicians, and scholars.
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CAM LLCC members have distinct academic and co-curricular experiences to connect with the arts and creative industries. The CAM LLCC communal spaces are designed and equipped to foster making, creativity, and collaboration amongst peers and classmates. Interested students can indicate their preference to live on the CAM LLCC floor on the CU Denver Housing Application.

 

Learn More & Apply for Housing

Visit the CU Denver Housing webpage for more information about City Heights and to apply to the CAM Living, Learning, and Creating Community. The 70 spots on the CAM LLCC residence hall will fill up, so be sure to submit your application soon!

The First-Year Experience

First-Year Experience (FYE) courses are designed to ease students transition to university life and guide them into this world of social, academic, and professional possibilities. Members of CAM LLCC having the special opportunity to take CAM-specific College Success FYE that is tailored to the unique experience of art, film, and music students. Enrollment in the CAM-UNIV is a required, one-credit course for all LLCC members. Learn more in the First-Year Experience Fall 2021 Guide.

The LLCC Faculty Mentors


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Andrew Bateman

Instuctor
  • Film & Television

Andrew Bateman is an Instructor in the Department of Film & Television at CU Denver. He has a profound interest in sound design, documentary, and fiction film. He is always looking for films that tell stories of the human condition in unique and beautiful ways. He encourages his students to take risks and push themselves in their filmmaking practices.

Though a Denver native, his studies and professional pursuits have brought him across the country from Santa Cruz, Calif. to Albuquerque, N.M. to Philadelphia, to Oakland, Calif., and finally back to Denver. Currently, Andrew is finishing a short film about a man-child and his beloved hamster and writing a script about a vampire coming to terms with his condition. Andrew’s work has thus far been recognized by grants and fellowships received from the Bay Area Video Coalition, California Humanities, Comcast, Philadelphia Independent Film and Video Coalition, and SOMArts Neighborhood News Network.

Andrew earned a Master of Fine Arts in Film and Media Arts from Temple University and a Master of Arts in American Studies from the University of New Mexico where he wrote his master’s thesis on the prescient and omnipresent artist Sun Ra.

Areas of Expertise

Film and Media Arts

Education, Licensure & Certifications

Temple University
MFA; Film and Media Arts

University of New Mexico 
MA; American Studies

The LLCC Resident Assistants


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Andrew Bateman

Instuctor
  • Film & Television

Andrew Bateman is an Instructor in the Department of Film & Television at CU Denver. He has a profound interest in sound design, documentary, and fiction film. He is always looking for films that tell stories of the human condition in unique and beautiful ways. He encourages his students to take risks and push themselves in their filmmaking practices.

Though a Denver native, his studies and professional pursuits have brought him across the country from Santa Cruz, Calif. to Albuquerque, N.M. to Philadelphia, to Oakland, Calif., and finally back to Denver. Currently, Andrew is finishing a short film about a man-child and his beloved hamster and writing a script about a vampire coming to terms with his condition. Andrew’s work has thus far been recognized by grants and fellowships received from the Bay Area Video Coalition, California Humanities, Comcast, Philadelphia Independent Film and Video Coalition, and SOMArts Neighborhood News Network.

Andrew earned a Master of Fine Arts in Film and Media Arts from Temple University and a Master of Arts in American Studies from the University of New Mexico where he wrote his master’s thesis on the prescient and omnipresent artist Sun Ra.

Areas of Expertise

Film and Media Arts

Education, Licensure & Certifications

Temple University
MFA; Film and Media Arts

University of New Mexico 
MA; American Studies

The LLCC CAM Staff


andrew bateman headshot

Andrew Bateman

Instuctor
  • Film & Television

Andrew Bateman is an Instructor in the Department of Film & Television at CU Denver. He has a profound interest in sound design, documentary, and fiction film. He is always looking for films that tell stories of the human condition in unique and beautiful ways. He encourages his students to take risks and push themselves in their filmmaking practices.

Though a Denver native, his studies and professional pursuits have brought him across the country from Santa Cruz, Calif. to Albuquerque, N.M. to Philadelphia, to Oakland, Calif., and finally back to Denver. Currently, Andrew is finishing a short film about a man-child and his beloved hamster and writing a script about a vampire coming to terms with his condition. Andrew’s work has thus far been recognized by grants and fellowships received from the Bay Area Video Coalition, California Humanities, Comcast, Philadelphia Independent Film and Video Coalition, and SOMArts Neighborhood News Network.

Andrew earned a Master of Fine Arts in Film and Media Arts from Temple University and a Master of Arts in American Studies from the University of New Mexico where he wrote his master’s thesis on the prescient and omnipresent artist Sun Ra.

Areas of Expertise

Film and Media Arts

Education, Licensure & Certifications

Temple University
MFA; Film and Media Arts

University of New Mexico 
MA; American Studies