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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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    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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    On the Chase With Professor Rafal Sokolowski

    January 27, 2019

    Film faculty, Rafal Sokolowski, discussed his directorial feature debut, 22 Chaser, with film graduate student, Nicholas Jackson. This article originally posted on the Film Underground site.

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