English — Film/Media Studies

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Strengthen the analytical, artistic and communication skills you'll need to succeed in the film/media industry and many other careers.

Take courses that range from Documentary & Avant Garde Cinema to Film Exhibition & Programming. Watch screenings at the Campus Theatre, a 1941 art deco movie house with 35mm film capacity. At Bucknell, you'll research, travel to film festivals, and bring your own vision to life with professional-level cameras, light kits, audio gear and post-production facilities.

Graduate prepared for jobs in fields such as film production, publicity and visual effects — or in areas as diverse as academia and marketing.

Arts Merit Scholarships are available to prospective students.

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Film/Media Studies Production Clinic

The Film/Media Studies Production Clinic offers students real-world experience in producing broadcast-quality content for nonprofit organizations across the country. It not only provides students with equipment and resources to create but also teaches the importance of aesthetic and creative skills.

Every year, the clinic solicits applications from nonprofits with media needs. Selected nonprofits are then partnered with a class that works with the organization to visualize and produce a polished, high-impact media production.

Campus Theatre Internship

The Film/Media Studies Program offers students the opportunity to learn about historic and contemporary film exhibition while earning class credit.

The internship, based at the historic Campus Theatre in downtown Lewisburg, focuses on film and digital cinema projection. After learning their way around a projector, interns are responsible for curatorial research, producing promotional materials and delivering state­-of-­the-­art projection. This experience is valuable for students looking to pursue a career in film and media production.

Learn more about the Campus Theatre Internship

Arts Merit Scholarships

Bucknell offers merit scholarships to applicants who have extraordinary talent in the arts. Students studying creative writing, literature, film/media studies, art & art history, music and theatre are eligible for scholarships that range from $2,500 to $20,000 per year.

Learn more about Arts Merit Scholarships

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Bucknell Film/Media Production Studio (003 Marts Hall)

Fall 2019 Open Lab Hours

  • Tuesday: 9 a.m. – noon, 1 - 5 p.m. 
  • Wednesday: Noon – 3 p.m. 
  • Thursday: 9 a.m. – noon, 1 – 5 p.m. 
  • Friday: 1 – 5 p.m.

English — Film/Media Studies

Location

121 Vaughan Literature Building