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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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    A Look Inside Phase One

    September 2, 2020

    An interview with Director of The School of Film Steve Ross, and MFA Thesis students meeting in the Film Building for a synchronous editing class with

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    Athena Cinema receives grants from National Art House campaign

    July 7, 2020

    Ohio University’s Athena Cinema has received two grants from the Art House America Campaign, a relief effort supporting independent cinemas across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    A New Age

    June 6, 2020

    Before fall 2019, Ohio University’s School of Film offered an undergraduate degree in film to a select number of Honors Tutorial College students,

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    The Film and Dance Legacy of Jo Andres (1954–2019) Leading a Pack

    June 6, 2020

    One night at “legendary uptown Athens bar” Swanky’s in the spring of 1980, as Jo Andres took in the sight of a friend and fellow dance major shifting and sliding over the dance floor in jeans and a T-shirt to Devo’s frenetic cover of (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction, she must have felt a me

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