Aims & Philosophy of the Film Studies Department
The department is dedicated to studying film as an art form in its own right and to studying the film industry as a business. Further, it applies lessons learned academically via rigorous written analysis and lessons learned practically via original creative projects. Furthermore, it aims to create a high level of film literacy in its students and to create independent thinkers engaged in original research. Overall the department establishes an academic and a creative environment in which its students can begin to make original work.