In the century since its invention, film (a handy term for moving pictures in whatever medium) has become not only an unexpected new art form but virtually a standard kind of experience for people who spend much of their time watching shows on screens . . . What kind of experience do we have by means of film?
- (from a recent Philosophy of Film syllabus)
The minor in FILM STUDIES draws together several dimensions of film studies to give the student an overview of the main cultural and practical issues in film art.
Five courses are required to complete the minor, all to be approved by the director of the concentration, including:
Various Millsaps courses may be adapted to meet these requirements. Each semester a list is compiled of courses that qualify as film-intensive (automatically counting toward Film Studies for anyone taking them) or film-friendly (able to count for any student who arranges with the professor to do appropriate work in the subject, such as a film-based major project).
SPRING 2014 FILM STUDIES COURSES
Here is a list of filmmaking equipment available from the Millsaps library for student coursework.
Questions about Film Studies? Email Dr. Steve Smith.