The Film Studies major is a program that allows you to explore movies and documentaries from both sides of the silver screen — by critiquing what others have produced and by producing and writing films that others will watch.
Film in the 21st Century
The Bachelor of Arts degree in Film Studies is primarily focused on learning about film and emphasizing a broader, more critical approach to the historical, literary, and cultural aspects of film.
Film Studies strives to help you understand and articulate the place that film holds as an art-form in our 21st century culture.
This program will prepare you to enter the field of film or prepare you to attend graduate school, particularly in the areas of film theory, film history, or film aesthetics.
Through the program, you will be challenged with the historical, theoretical, and spiritual aspects of being a filmmaker.
classes, practicum experiences and studio work, you will gain the
practical knowledge needed for entering a career in filmmaking. You’ll
also have an opportunity to participate in the Los Angeles Film Studies semester exchange and in the department's post-production company, Forester Films.