Bachelor Programs in Film Studies

Compare 36 Bachelor Programs in Film Studies

Film Studies

A Bachelor in Film Studies allows students to learn through a hands-on approach to film studies, including cinematography, production, editing, lighting, and sound design. The degree provides further professional development by imparting new qualifications to students, and allowing graduates to become more competitive in the workforce.

What is a Bachelor in Film Studies? Academically, it is a program that equips students with fundamental and basic knowledge, such as how the myriad elements of film work side by side. Eager participants will also learn about the unique combination of theoretical knowledge and filmmaking practice. Students may choose options from an extensive array of courses, enabling them to apply various methods in order to analyze movement techniques, films, and styles within global film history.

There are several reasons why students choose to obtain a Bachelor in Film Studies. The program teaches a variety of concepts, including visual storytelling, history of film and television, and film genre studies. Typical course topics include directing, film theory and production, scriptwriting, international cinema, motion picture history, and animation.

The program costs vary depending on the institution. The program typically lasts between three and four years. Individuals should research the school thoroughly to ensure that the program offered fits their anticipated goals.

Graduates who earn a bachelor’s degree may find themselves in significant demand for a number of career prospects, such as a director, screenwriter, producer, camera operator, and film editor. These employment opportunities are becoming increasingly competitive. Students will develop a stronger foundation by successfully interacting with faculty, peers, and industry professionals through intensive learning experiences.

International opportunities are possible at a multitude of schools worldwide. Online courses are an excellent choice for people who live in remote areas worldwide with insufficient access to a university. Web-based programs also cater to people who require a flexible schedule. To find the right school for you, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Bachelor Level Study Cycle 1

MOPA
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 France Arles

The objectives are to acquire a methodology that allows the students to carry school projects to successful outcomes from beginning to end; to gain both individual and team experience; to acquire the artistic and cinematographic fundamentals enabling students to successfully complete an animated film; to gain experience in the complete technical workflow from concept development to production of an animated short film. [+]

A 3-year CG animation course leading to the Advanced Study Cycle 2

Tuition language: French

The objectives

The objectives are:

to acquire a methodology that allows the students to carry school projects to successful outcomes from beginning to end; to gain both individual and team experience; to acquire the artistic and cinematographic fundamentals enabling students to successfully complete an animated film; to gain experience in the complete technical workflow from concept development to production of an animated short film.

Generally, the subjects studies are organised around four main strands:

Art

develop an artistic gaze, an understanding of form and shape, develop gestural/practical skills, be able to draw correctly form observation, develop one’s own visual language. ... [-]

Bachelor in Screenwriting

South Gate Society Arts Center
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Denmark Aalborg

The four-year screenwriting degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand. [+]

The four-year screenwriting degree focuses on developing knowledge of genres, practical application, and publishing work, while building platforms, networks, and learning the skills every artist-entrepreneur needs to build their business and brand.

You will learn not only the craft of writing, but also learn to master tools and techniques to build a career as a writer.

Start your first year with a foundation in all forms of creative writing. The second year introduces you to the history and analysis of of screenwriting with a focus on Hollywood and Global Cinema with classes on 3-Act Structure, Copyright, Writing for a Budget, Conducting Research, and the Art of the Pitch. The third year expands through the study of contemporary film and adaptation with a focus on documentaries and experimental screenwriting. You will develop skills in character development and authentic dialogue, while also learning how to write a film review, synopsis, script analysis, and filmography. In your fourth year, you write a feature-length screenplay and query agents, while researching artist residency programs as well as developing a marketing strategy, grant application, and refined pitch.... [-]


Bachelor in Digital Film Production

SAE Institute Berlin
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 42 months March 2018 Germany Berlin + 1 more

If you are passionate about movies and looking to start a career in the film industry then look no further. In this programme you will develop the essential skills and knowledge utilised in film production working across a range of independent and collaborative projects. [+]

OVERVIEW

If you are passionate about movies and looking to start a career in the film industry then look no further. In this programme you will develop the essential skills and knowledge utilised in film production working across a range of independent and collaborative projects.

Combining the technical with the artistic you will graduate with a strong portfolio and the confidence to forge your own path to your dream job.

The study programme consists of two courses, the well known and industry recognised SAE Digital Film Production Diploma and a progressions course that provides you with additional skill sets and understanding of the creative industries, project management, intellectual property and specialised film making technique, leading to an internationally recognised BA/BSc (Hons) Digital Film Production* degree, validated by Middlesex University, London.... [-]


Bachelor's Degree in Digital Film

SAE Institute North America
Campus Full time 32 months May 2018 USA Emeryville

The Digital Film Bachelor's of Applied Science degree program focuses on the foundations of technical competency using industry appropriate software and equipment, and is designed to get students into the industry in as few as 32 months. [+]

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Digital Film is an intensive practical and theoretical course of study that provides students with the knowledge and skills to shape visual media design and creation.

This is a hands-on, collaborative project-based program culminating in a major capstone project that draws upon the range of knowledge and skills learned throughout the program.

Students in the Digital Film Bachelor's of Applied Science Program should learn to:

Conceive, plan, execute and deliver film content that meets project objectives. Integrate historical, critical and theoretical principles in filmmaking practice. Demonstrate proficiency with filmmaking equipment, software and workflows. Apply skills in filmmaking to specific audiences, content areas, and distribution platforms. Collaborate with others to effectively plan and execute a range of creative projects. Analyze, evaluate, and critique film content. Demonstrate creative and technical problem-solving ability. Exhibit professional etiquette skills. Demonstrate effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrate effective analytical problem-solving and critical thinking skills, using the scientific method where appropriate. Locate, retrieve, and evaluate information using appropriate research tools. TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS Film Production Mobile Media Media Post Production Commercials/Advertising Grip and Lighting Editing Project Planning and Management Title Design Storytelling Techniques Funding and Distribution Professional Life Skills YOUR LEARNING EXPERIENCE Maintain curricula that reflect industry-standard best practices to prepare students for entry-level employment in the creative media and entertainment industries. Employ qualified, experienced, professional faculty who facilitate learning. Deliver curriculum through practice-based activities, guided discussions, and real world assessments, providing students opportunity to apply what they... [-]

Bachelor in Communication in Media Production (B.S.)

Inter American University of Puerto Rico
Campus Full time January 2018 Puerto Rico Bayamón Aguadilla

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications in Media Production provides a theoretical and practice preparation of content production for the media. The areas of the media that are included are: writing, photography, graphic design, sound, video and the Internet. [+]

The Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications in Media Production provides a theoretical and practice preparation of content production for the media.

The areas of the media that are included are: writing, photography, graphic design, sound, video and the Internet.

This program encourages entrepreneurship and has an emphasis in media integration in agreement with the trends in the Communication industry.

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Bachelor in Radio, Television and Cinema

Kadir Has University
Campus Full time September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

In recent years, the audiovisual industries have gained a great momentum in Turkey. Filmmakers receive international awards at major film festivals, and Turkish series are watched by millions worldwide. Taking advantage of new media possibilities, these fields go beyond all borders and create their own audiences. These developments require a new understanding and know-how of cinema and broadcasting that is independent and creative. [+]

In recent years, the audiovisual industries have gained a great momentum in Turkey. Filmmakers receive international awards at major film festivals, and Turkish series are watched by millions worldwide. Taking advantage of new media possibilities, these fields go beyond all borders and create their own audiences. These developments require a new understanding and know-how of cinema and broadcasting that is independent and creative.

Alumni profile

Our students learn not only the theories and methods of "seeing" and "showing" but also acquire skills regarding the management of all processes related to cinema and broadcasting. They gain a vision which will lead them through the changes that these fields are constantly going through. We are raising a free-thinking new generation of filmmakers and broadcasters. They do not only produce works that are in accordance with the requirements of the communication era, but are also capable of promoting, selling, distributing and analyzing these works.... [-]


Bachelor of Arts in Visual Representation (Formerly: Film and Media studies)

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full time 6 semesters September 2018 Hungary Budapest

You can acquire comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge on the areas of traditional imagery and portrayal as well as study the world of electronic imagery, motion picture and media [+]

Our teaching staff consists of the teachers of the former Visual Imagery Representation department and the Institute of Graphic Design, Media and Motion Picture Art. The range of education at our department has stretched to include the classical methods of expression such as autonomous graphic design and painting, as well as the digital variations of these art forms. Besides these, presenting the various border areas between applied and media arts brings new colors to our educational palette.

You can acquire comprehensive theoretical and practical knowledge on the areas of traditional imagery and portrayal as well as study the world of electronic imagery, motion picture and media. ... [-]


Bachelor of Arts (Honours or General) in Communication Media and Film

University of Windsor, Undergraduate
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Canada Windsor

Media are all around us. We are now, more than ever, individually and collectively immersed in mediated environments, forever connected to social networks, constantly communicating via new media platforms and mobile devices, and consuming the products of media culture in ways that were once unimaginable. [+]

Program Description

Media are all around us. We are now, more than ever, individually and collectively immersed in mediated environments, forever connected to social networks, constantly communicating via new media platforms and mobile devices, and consuming the products of media culture in ways that were once unimaginable. The content we receive and create through these various media influence how we think, what we think about, how we conduct our everyday lives and how we experience the world.

Students in Communication, Media and Film are at the centre of exploring the most dynamic changes in our increasingly complex media landscape as well as the broader cultural, social, economic and political implications of contemporary and emergent technologies.... [-]


BA in Performing Arts

Link Campus University
Campus Full time 3 years October 2018 Italy Rome

The Performing Arts, with its three routes (Performer, FilmMaker, Producer), is able to form students capable of working in theater, film, television, museums, as well as to their own cultural startup. [+]

CONTEXT

Today, the world of culture and entertainment offers great opportunities to jobs. The Performing Arts, with its three routes (Performer, FilmMaker, Producer), is able to form students capable of working in theater, film, television, museums, as well as to their own cultural startup.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE COURSE

The Performing Arts course is typically unique in Italy, because It combines the features of a modern academy with a training of university ranking. Teaching, is headed by a teaching staff and professionals who have a strong relationship with the world of work, who use integrated methods of theoretical study , languages of the show together with practical experience of workshops and meetings with best know figures of show business. This gives to the students a solid cultural background and expertise in the fields of acting, directing and production. A particular attention is given to the study of English, which is essential for actors, filmmakers and cultural workers who wish to work in the thriving market production and international distribution.... [-]


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Cinema

Mapúa Institute of Technology
Campus Full time November 2018 Philippines Manila

This program is designed to train students who will join the ranks of the new breed of independent filmmakers [+]

The School of Multimedia and Visual Arts of Mapúa Institute of Technology offers programs that explore infinite possibilities of creativity in concept and design development. Its innovative curricula are geared to develop competencies and greater understanding of art and its societal impact. Instructions are designed to provide utmost learning experience combining traditional art and emerging multimedia technologies with outcomes-based teaching and learning system as foundation to meet the aptitudes required for successful launching of careers of its graduates.

Vision and Mission

We shall be globally recognized as a center of excellence in Multimedia and Visual Arts education by providing instructions that are current in content, state-of-art in delivery and responding to the challenges of the times.... [-]


BFA in Filmmaking

EICAR
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 France Paris

EICAR, the only film school in continental Europe with an English language curriculum, offers a three year Bachelor of Fine Arts program in filmmaking with 5 Specializations – Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Producing and Editing. The School provides degrees and programs with an emphasis on practical filmmaking experience and teamwork. We favor direct studio work and exercises where lessons can... [+]

BFA in Filmmaking

EICAR, the only film school in continental Europe with an English language curriculum, offers a three year Bachelor of Fine Arts program in filmmaking with 5 Specializations – Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Producing and Editing.

The School provides degrees and programs with an emphasis on practical filmmaking experience and teamwork. We favor direct studio work and exercises where lessons can sink in.

The programs also concentrate on the proper management of film sets so students can understand how things are done in the professional world and develop their skills and talents accordingly. This is why we focus our curriculum and philosophy on getting the process right.... [-]


Bachelor in Media and Film Studies

Birmingham-Southern College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Birmingham

Media and Film Studies at Birmingham-Southern College is an innovative, interdisciplinary program that is grounded in Film and Media Studies while being informed by other disciplines in the social sciences, the humanities, and the arts. The program also stresses the ways in which academic study and artistic practices are mutually informative. Students in the MFS program... [+]

Bachelor in Media and Film Studies

We live in a media-saturated world. Print media, television, cinema, the Internet, and radio are central to the ways in which we now communicate, educate, and create art. Studying film and media allows us to better understand how media connects us to the world and how we interact with each other. After graduation, an MFS student is well prepared to join this evolving media-based world in which we live.

Media and Film Studies at Birmingham-Southern College is an innovative, interdisciplinary program that is grounded in Film and Media Studies while being informed by other disciplines in the social sciences, the humanities, and the arts. The program also stresses the ways in which academic study and artistic practices are mutually informative. Students in the MFS program develop and apply their skills in critical thinking, oral communication, and persuasive writing, in the true liberal arts tradition.... [-]


Degree In Audiovisual Production And Shows

ITES imatge i so
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The figure of production is essential; If you are organized, if you like to work in the audiovisual sector or start your own projects, here you will find the necessary techniques to learn how to manage and plan all kinds of productions. [+]

What is the production cycle?

The figure of production is essential; If you are organized, if you like to work in the audiovisual sector or start your own projects, here you will find the necessary techniques to learn how to manage and plan all kinds of productions.

In this cycle you will learn to use the tools to make any type of project a reality, ensuring that the objectives are met in time and the conditions of cost and quality established.

You will be able to plan, organize and manage all technical and human resources for any production of film, radio, television, shows and events.

Contents of the cycle Audiovisual project planning Management of film, video and multimedia projects Management of television and radio projects Planning of shows and events Project management of shows and events Audiovisual and scenic languages Audiovisual and scenic technical media Administration and promotion of audiovisuals and shows Training and Guidance Business and Entrepreneurship English Audiovisual and entertainment production project Formation in work centers Career prospects Film Production Assistant Video Production Assistant TV Production Assistant Animation Production Assistant Media Production Assistant Radio Production Assistant Head of production of live shows and events Assistant of production of live shows and events Company Manager Course details September-June 2 academic years 2000 hours (383 trainees) Monday to Friday Access road Baccalaureate degree Group A Medium-Level Training Cycle: Technological Proof of access to GS with the corresponding ones or validated Course of access to Higher Degree (CAS)Title of senior technician... [-]

Bachelor in Cinematic Arts

Multimedia University
Campus Full time 1 - 3 years January 2018 Malaysia Cyberjaya

Multimedia University’s degree programme, the Bachelor of Cinematic Arts (Honours), CAP, is an innovative programme that enables students to explore a range of cinematic arts forms as well as the social and industrial contexts in which they are produced and consumed. [+]

Multimedia University’s degree programme, the Bachelor of Cinematic Arts (Honours), CAP, is an innovative programme that enables students to explore a range of cinematic arts forms as well as the social and industrial contexts in which they are produced and consumed.

The FCM Cinematics Arts programme offers a unique Asian worldwide perspective, from the Malaysian, Korean, and other Asian film industries to the Hollywood cinema, students will have opportunities to explore their own ideas and interests, supported by academic staff who have experience film making themselves.

The modules covered in the programme examines a wide range of past, recent and contemporary production for both big screen and small with heavy emphasis on technology and industry driven connections. CAP takes an innovative, comprehensive and flexible approach to the “script-to-screen” method of filmmaking where students begin their studies with the basics of ideation and storyboarding right up to producing their own works.... [-]


Bachelor Degree in Film and Video

Five Towns College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 USA Long Island City

The program is designed to take 4 years to complete. Of those that completed the program in 2012-2013, 86% finished [+]

How much will this program cost me?

Tuition and fees: $78,040 Books and supplies: $5,000 On-campus room & board: $50,040

*The amounts shown above include costs for the entire program, assuming normal time to completion. Note that this information is subject to change.

International Scholarships

International students accepted to Five Towns College are eligible to receive an international scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 USD per year. These scholarships are based on talent and/or merit and are renumerable based on the scholarship criteria set forth in the awards letter. These scholarships are awarded at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

What financing options are available to help me pay for this program?... [-]