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
Fast Friends, Great Beer and Wide Smiles
English and film graduates Sean Syverson and John Kapla own one of downtown Moorhead's newest taverns, Swing Barrel Brewing.
MSUM students take home ADDY awards
MSUM graphic design and film students attended the 2023 North Dakota American Advertising Federation’s (AAF-ND) Awards show on February 24. They received ADDY awards on account of their hard work and creativity in their projects.
Abbi Williams and her magical collegiate journey
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.
Enhance your education outside the classroom through a variety of experiential learning opportunities designed specifically for Film Studies majors.
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