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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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    Ohio University 2020 Global Arts Festival

    March 3, 2020
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    COFFEE AND CINEMA: Samuel Stanton, 1st Year MA

    February 10, 2020

    First year MA student Samuel Stanton and MFA filmmaker Michael Williamson talk film, interests, and goals.

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    Athena Cinema addresses food insecurity at 8th-annual Holiday Film Series

    January 29, 2020

    The Athena Cinema's 8th Holiday Film Series netted an attendance of 498 community members and a donation of 500 pound of food and $722.10 in cash for the pantry.

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    Athena Cinema brings 100 years of women’s suffrage to the screen

    January 17, 2020

    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the amendment’s passing, and to reflect on issues of citizenship more broadly, the Athena Cinema announces the Women Pioneers Series,

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