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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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    Experimental filmmakers impact their craft, present at 2021 AIFVF

    November 2, 2021

    The 47th and 48th Athens International Film + Video Festival (AIFVF) concluded on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, and screened more than 500 films made by filmmakers across the globe. 

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    The Athens International Film and Video Festival Returns

    October 1, 2021

    Beginning October 15th and running until October 24th, the Athens International Film and Video Festival makes its long-awaited return, with a full two years’ worth of independent feature length and short form films filling the docket.

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    The Athens International Film + Video Festival returns October 15-24, 2021

    September 24, 2021

    Back by popular demand, AIFVF returns this October with two years of incredible films. From October 15th – 24th, 2021 The Athens International Film and Video Festival (AIFVF) will present over 500 films in competition at the historic Athena Cinema in uptown Athens, OH.

    Read the announcement at AIFVF

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    Diversity Behind the 16mm Camera

    September 23, 2021

    The Ohio University School of Film welcomes a new group of filmmakers coming from all over the world. Jinyang Li, traveled from Chongqing, China and only a month into the semester, she’s busy exploring stories about social responsibility.

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