Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Program


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The Film/Media program combines hands-on video & new media production courses, with an essential core of film history & theory courses. We have an emphasis on documentary, experimental, and new media production and critical studies classes that explore international cinemas, film genres, and various topics in film history.

Students choose whether they want to focus on production or on critical studies. Film/Media embraces a range of subjects and evolving media. Some recent topics courses offered include:

  • 16mm and Pro8mm Film Production
  • Directing Short Films and Creating Social Media Vlogs
  • Women in Science Fiction
  • The Business Side of Film
  • Iphonography: Making Short Narratives Using the Iphone 4S
  • Documentary as a Tool for Social Change
  • Video Game Development & Theory
  • The Zombie Film
  • Sound Design
  • Low-Tech Cinema
  • Genres: Exploitation Cinema
  • Public Health Media Production
  • Middle Eastern Cinemas
  • Lighting
  • Film Theory: Punk Cinema
  • Shooting Narrative Shorts
  • Script Analysis
  • Rhetoric of Sports in Film
  • Film Theory: The Theory of Excess