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Film Studies

Career Track

Film Studies will guide you to develop your own methods and ideas in thinking, writing, and producing in different mediums.

The program offers a curriculum where students study the cultural impact of film, while creating their own interactive, creative work, combining both study and production.

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How to Apply

Top Reasons

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Strong Job Market

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, job opportunities in the film industry are growing faster than average.

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Modern Facilities

State-of-the-art video equipment, software, and computer labs expose you to the latest industry technology.

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Guaranteed Internship

Because we’re located less than an hour from Tampa and Orlando, you’ll be able to pursue internships in these major markets.

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Engaged Learning

You’ll get hands-on experience as early as your first year by working on student-produced programs.

View the Film Studies Brochure

Program Contact

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Matthew Herbertz

Assistant Professor of Communication

Student Projects

Our students are actively engaged in producing finished projects. Here are a few examples from our students.

Program Details

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Internship Opportunities

Clubs and Organizations

Film Studies students have several organizations to acquire hands-on experience: write stories for the print or online version of the student newspaper, The Southern, put their publishing and photography skills to work with the video yearbook, Interlachen, produce student-run broadcast programs, such as the Southern News Network.

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