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 Film Studies
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SchoolCarleton University
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 22,000
Full-time Graduate: 4,200
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length3 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*73% to 76%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
Prerequisites Notes
Cost
International: $28,182
Scholarships
DescriptionCinema is examined in Carleton’s Film Studies program as an art form, an entertainment, and a documentary record of our time. Through a variety of critical approaches, you will study the history and aesthetics of film and other moving-image media, the main currents and developments in filmmaking, and the works of some of the world’s best filmmakers. Other areas of study include the documentary and the musical; animation; experimental film and digital media; African, Japanese, Indian, European and Canadian cinema; film theory; film technology; and silent cinema.

You will also examine broader questions of culture and hone your critical, research and analytical skills. Students in their fourth year can also take advantage of the practicum program in which they can get real-world experience working in archival research, film preservation, programming, exhibition or production work at institutions such as the Canadian Film Institute, the Ottawa International Animation Festival and the SAW Gallery. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to express your artistic vision and create audiovisual essays through our “Moving Image Practice” courses.
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