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  • M.F.A. in Film

    A professional three-year program of study for talented individuals seeking advanced training in directing, screenwriting, producing, cinematography, editing and motion picture sound with a solid background in film history, theory, and criticism.

    Master of Fine Arts in Film Production
  • M.A. in Film Studies

    A two-year program in film history, analysis, and theory designed to prepare students for further study at the doctoral level or for careers in which a film studies background may be relevant, including film criticism; arts-related writing fields; administration of arts, museum, or academic programs; administrative positions in film or media production; and library, archive, or film preservation.

    Master of Arts in Film Studies
  • Honors Tutorial B.F.A. in Film

    A four-year undergraduate program of study for exceptional students culminating in a thesis leading to the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts. This program is vigorous and comprehensive—designed for highly motivated individuals who prefer a more independent, individualized program of study in either film production or film studies.

    Honors Tutorial College in Film
  • B.F.A. in Film

    Ohio University’s School of Film offers a unique educational environment where students are immersed in the study of film as an art form, a dynamic cultural force, and a means of expressive storytelling.

    Bachelors of Fine Arts in Film

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    Alumna Violet Patton Commits Transformational Gift to Fine Arts & Education

    August 30, 2019
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    Student Explores Connections to Home: Film and Video Art in Contemporary China

    May 24, 2019

    Doctoral student, Zhou Chao is an artist who identifies with the wanderer, the traveler, and the explorer.

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    Dawning of a New Age: The Freshly-Minted B.F.A. in Film Program

    April 8, 2019

    The School of Film at Ohio University will be going through a growth spurt this upcoming fall when the officially-approved new Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film will go into effect. Accepting up to twelve new students on a rolling basis, the program will be phased in over the next four years.

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    2019 Athens International Film + Video Festival is April 8-14!

    March 21, 2019

    This year’s festival presents 267 films, from 58 countries, selected from a pool of 2,300 submissions.

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