M.A. in Cinema Studies

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Program Description

M.A. in Cinema Studies

SCAD - The Savannah College of Art and Design

Claim your place in the landscape of cinema

At SCAD, students prepare for robust careers as critics, reviewers, journalists, artists, entrepreneurs and leaders through a program dedicated to the world of cinema studies. Delve into graduate work that looks at the big picture of film, with the unique ability to collaborate across related departments and develop a broad, marketable approach. We are the only university in the U.S. to offer both an M.F.A. in film and television and a cinema studies M.A. for students who want to explore film to its greatest depths.

M.A. in cinema studies

Available at: - Savannah

  • CINE 703 Research Methodology in Cinema Studies
  • CINE 705 Cinema in Context: From the Fairground to the French New Wave
  • CINE 715 History of American Cinema I: Industry, Aesthetics and Culture
  • CINE 725 World Cinema: Transnational Perspectives
  • CINE 737 Graduate Seminar in Cinema Studies
  • CINE 740 History of American Cinema II: Art, Indies and Auteurs in the Age of Media Conglomerates
  • CINE 747 Issues in Cinema Theory
  • CINE 788 Cinema Studies M.A. Thesis

— 500- to 700-level elective

Total course of study: 45 hours

Careers in cinema studies

Become a film critic. Become a film archivist. Become an entertainment marketer. Through cinema studies, students gain a background in the traditions of cinema and the theories of storytelling and image-making. This prepares them for a wide range of careers and artistic endeavors.

Launch your career as a professional:

  • Film critic
  • Film and television writer
  • Film festival programmer
  • Arts administrator
  • Educator
  • Film archivist
  • Publicist
  • Entertainment marketer
  • Preservationist

And get recruited and hired by the best of the best:

  • Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
  • Marlborough College
  • Nuray Pictures
  • Savannah Film Festival
  • Sycamore Pictures
  • The Air Got To It
  • Lucas Theatre
  • University of Oklahoma
This school offers programs in:
  • English
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This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
USA Savannah, Georgia
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