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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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    The Athena Cinema reopens to the public at reduced capacity July 16

    July 14, 2021

    The Athena Cinema will reopen to the public at reduced capacity on July 16 with “Movies You’ve Missed,” a series of films that launched during the pandemic but couldn’t be seen on the big screen until now. 

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    Athena Cinema launches crowdfunding campaign to support its reopening this summer 

    June 3, 2021

    While the ‘Jewel of Uptown Athens’ readies to open its doors, it continues its robust virtual screenings of poignant films, meaningful programming

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    Athena Cinema takes Science on Screen films to outdoor Ridges space

    May 26, 2021

    The Coolidge Theatre and the Alfred P Sloan Foundation recently announced that the Athena Cinema in Athens, Ohio, along with 37 other nonprofit film organization nationwide, received its ninth annual grant award to showcase Science on Screen events, all of which will be held outdoors at The Ridge

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    Spike Lee Award winning filmmaker makes virtual visit with School of Film Students

    April 28, 2021

    After seven weeks of film production with new COVID-19 guidelines that pushed back timelines, Ohio University College of Fine Arts’ School of Film welcomed award-winning film maker, Aisha Ford.

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