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Vision and Execution. Creativity and Craft.


Graduate programs:

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We prepare students for success in either the professional or academic world in the interrelated fields of film, television and new media. There are degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level and an extensive study abroad program which includes a semester in Los Angeles. Over the years, Film & Television graduates have turned out to be some of America’s most successful directors, screenwriters, editors, producers, executives and academics. We are conscious of the fact that new technologies are transforming the landscape of traditional media, and we prepare our students to embrace and thrive in this rapidly changing environment.

Cinema and Media Studies

Those interested in a comprehensive look at the history and theory of cinema in relation to liberal arts studies and modern perspectives on film should seek out our new joint major in Cinema and Media Studies for undergraduates.

Pictured: Emilia Clarke Credit: Helen Sloan/HBO

When HBO ordered a pilot for Game of Thrones, Jay Roewe (’79) had to find a location to film the sweeping series and its myriad settings—from The Wall to Winterfell, Casterly Rock to Craster’s Keep. Learn more about how the Emmy- and Golden Globe–winning fantasy drama has brought tourism and business to the area, created nearly 1,000 full-time jobs and even more in the Fall 2014 COMtalk.

Debbie Liebling (’81), former president of production at Universal Pictures, reflects on her years spent as Executive Producer for the animated hit television series “South Park.”