Today visual media has become a vernacular of contemporary society and it is critical for students to understand how to read and write in with images, sound, and text.
The Film/Media Studies major is one of three majors offered in the English Department (along with Literary Studies and Creative Writing). The major applies traditional literary practices of close reading and critical thinking to the realm of film and media.
Students learn about film and media practices through historical study of American and world cinema, theoretical analysis, and creative, hands-on production.
The Concentration in Film/Media Studies applies traditional literary practices of close reading and critical thinking to the realm of film and media.
- Film/Media at the Campus Theatre
The Campus Theatre serves as the home for Film/Media Studies classes and screenings.
- Equipment and Resources
Students in Film/Media Studies use a wide range of equipment to produce and exhibit work. Specialized equipment is available from the Bucknell Library and the Film/Media Production Clinic.
Faculty members in the Film/Media Studies program at Bucknell University.