Do you consider yourself a film buff? Expand your cinema knowledge even further by pursuing a degree in Film Studies at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Delve into film criticism, history and theory, and gain a superior understanding of countless genres, directors and adaptions. You’ll also become actively involved in community film projects and festivals.
Film Studies students are required to take at least one production class. By doing so, you’ll gain a new perspective for conducting film analysis.
You’ll study film history, film theory and media criticism, along with international cinema, film appreciation, adaptations, director studies and genre studies. The vast amount of material covered will help open your eyes to the widespread world of film.
Apply what you’ve learned through active involvement in community film projects, such as campus film festival programming, the Fargo Film Festival and community production projects.
Our award-winning faculty have an ideal combination of industry and teaching experience. They’ve been in your shoes and will work with you to ensure you find success in your film endeavors.
Film & Animation Student Success Stories
Disney World, “A Place Where Dreams Come True,” rings true for MSUM student Abbi Williams. Abbi is a part of the Disney College Program and is currently working in Florida as a crew member while attending online courses through MSUM.
The holiday video is always a shining example of our students’ creativity, skills and patience for intricate work.
Today we honor Jonathan Bauer, a second-year animation major at MSUM. He is originally from Montgomery, Minn. Jonathan served in the Army for three and a half years in active duty as a wheeled vehicle mechanic and wrecker operator. He first served in Camp Casey, South Korea, then in Fort Drum, New York.
Enhance your education outside the classroom through a variety of experiential learning opportunities designed specifically for Film Studies majors.