Bachelor Programs in Film Studies

Compare 35 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 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 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 of Film

SAE Institute UAE
Campus Full time 6 - 8 semesters June 2019 United Arab Emirates Dubai

The SAE Bachelor of Film is a hands-on filmmaking course covering tactile hard skill elements of filmmaking in the modern era. New forms of film distribution have changed the film-viewing environment but the foundation skills needed to create films that are still core to the future of film production. [+]

The SAE Bachelor of Film is a hands-on filmmaking course covering tactile hard skill elements of filmmaking in the modern era. New forms of film distribution have changed the film-viewing environment but the foundation skills needed to create films are still core to the future of film production.

Soft skills are invaluable attributes for students and are taught through the organizing of film productions at the student level. Communication, scheduling, and organizational skills are the core of the Studio Units delivered in Stage II alongside the foundational skills learned. Creation of high-quality short films with high production values lead students through this combined technical and people-oriented delivery giving them the springboard to all areas of filmmaking.... [-]


Bachelor in Digital Film Production

SAE Institute Berlin
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 42 months September 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 filmmaking 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 2019 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 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.

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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 for 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.... [-]


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. [+]

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 Film Directing

Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 7 semesters October 2019 Germany Munich Cologne Berlin + 3 more

Film-makers are story-tellers. They give visual form to the themes which touch us as humans. They create pictures and dialogue and build up intense, atmospheric moods for the viewer. Whether they’re scriptwriters, cameramen or cutters, their work always involves artistry. But the art of film-making also requires a high level of expertise, technical know-how, and project management skills. Film-makers are all-rounders who take responsibility and organize themselves, from the initial idea right through to distribution. [+]

Film Directing (B.A.)

The comprehensive course of study at Macromedia gives you the best possible preparation for finding and claiming your individual place in the world of film and television. We deliberately emphasize the strengths of traditional narrative cinema, fictional and documentary perspectives, and forms. Feature film, documentary or short film, advert, video clip or music clip – the Bachelor of Arts qualification comprising scriptwriting, cinematography, post-production, production and directing opens all possible options to you.The university is not just a place for learning. Practical exercises, an intensive exchange of ideas with real industry professionals, and high-quality workshops on special topics are as important to us as teaching theoretical principles. That’s what students really appreciate about Macromedia.... [-]


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 in the rapidly growing field of digital cinema. [+]

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 a 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.... [-]


Bachelor in Design of Cinema, TV & Theatre

Al-Ahliyya Amman University
Campus Full time September 2018 Jordan Amman

The Department was established to be the first nucleus of the Faculty of Drama at Al-Ahliyya Amman University, which represents a continuation and confirmation of the University leadership among Jordanian and regional universities. [+]

Design of Cinema, TV & Theatre

The Department was established to be the first nucleus of the Faculty of Drama at Al-Ahliyya Amman University, which represents a continuation and confirmation of the University leadership among Jordanian and regional universities.

Man is the maker of thought and art and the creator of culture. At the forefront of our strategy is qualifying graduates and preparing them to assume their roles in serving the nation. For this purpose, a new specialization was introduced which is considered the most prominent tool of communication and discourse between people and which is closely related to visual drama and media. This step also aims to promote curricula in accordance with international quality standards and criteria, which requires the permanent development of teaching performance and the technical and artistic components.... [-]


Bachelor of Film and TV Production Management

Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University
Campus Full time 6 semesters October 2018 Poland Kraków

Are you interested in film or television? Would you like to be a member of a film or TV production crew instead of being a viewer? If so, then this course is for you! [+]

Bachelor of Film and TV Production Management

Study in English at Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University. In Krakow. FOR FREE!

Idea

Are you interested in film or television? Would you like to be a member of a film or TV production crew instead of being a viewer? If so, then this course is for you!

You will acquire wide knowledge on film and television. You will get to know the duties of the film crew members, as well as learn the stages of film and television production. Starting from the script, through the shooting period up to the post production.

You will learn how to work with scriptwriters, directors, actors, journalists, DOPs, production sound mixers, set designers, and editors.... [-]


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.... [-]


Bachelor in Cinema and Television

Bahcesehir University
Campus Full time 8 semesters September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

Film and Television Department offers its students a comprehensive education program that incorporates theoretical and practical knowledge required in a professional and academic career. [+]

Film and Television

Film and Television Department offers its students a comprehensive education program that incorporates theoretical and practical knowledge required in a professional and academic career. Our department aims to provide students the theoretical background, culture, education, and skills for creating and analyzing fiction and non-fiction audio-visual products for cinema, television, radio and new media.

The program aims to educate professionals to meet the needs of film and media industries. Our graduates work in different positions in the cinema and television sector, as directors (of films, commercials or TV shows), directors of photography, scriptwriters, editors, sound designers, television programmers, film and advertisement producers.... [-]


Bachelor in Film and Television

Canadian University of Bangladesh
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Bangladesh Dhaka

Film and Television program provides students with a golden opportunity to learn the diversified aspects of television journalism, television production, and filmmaking and criticism. [+]

DURATION: 4 Years (Trimester System)

Film and Television program provides students with a golden opportunity to learn the diversified aspects of television journalism, television production, and filmmaking and criticism.

Its digital resource center is being set up with latest cameras, sound equipments, and editing panels. Leading film and television personalities of the country are involved with the department as adjunct faculties. The bachelor program consists of 129 credits with Internship/ Graduate Film.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENT Minimum GPA 2.50 in both S.S.C and H.S.C or equivalent. Minimum 5 subjects in O-Level and 2 subjects in A-Level with minimum grade of B in 4 subjects and minimum grade of C in 3 subjects. PROGRAM STRUCTURE ... [-]

Bachelor in Cinema and TV

Istanbul Sehir University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2018 Turkey Istanbul

As the Department of Cinema and Television at İstanbul Şehir University, we see the media from a large perspective, as a social tool and art form which is technological and industrial. Our aspiration is that our students graduate and join us as fast as possible as young colleagues with the sufficient scientific and professional assets. [+]

As the Department of Cinema and Television at İstanbul Şehir University, we see the media from a large perspective, as a social tool and art form which is technological and industrial. Our aspiration is that our students graduate and join us as fast as possible as young colleagues with the sufficient scientific and professional assets. Both in Turkey and in the countries of the region, the need for qualified communications personnel is increasing day by day.

There is a special need for generations familiar with world cinema, with advanced visual and numerical literacy, which possess intellectual depth and technical skills and are informed of the operation of both national and transnational cinema and TV industries. Upon their graduation from our department, there will be many professionals who will want to work with our students as a producer, director, screenwriter, critic, copywriter, curator, researcher, reporter, editor, television programmer, new media specialist and visual communications designer.... [-]