Summer 2020


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Summer 2018 Course Offerings

 Film Studies MajorFilm Studies Minor, and Screenwriting Minor *no MIP course this term* ​

FRENCH 2801 - 10 : Classics of French Cinema

Introduction to the study of the cinema and to French film classics. Students will explore cinema as an art form, the social and cultural history of France as it relates to the cinema, and the qualities that make individual films cinematic masterpieces. Taught in English. GE VPA course.

  • Lecture: Lecture Section 1 (21887) Instructor: Mackenzie Leadston

  • Meets: MoWeFr 11:25AM-2:35PM / Page Hall 020

  • **4 Week Session 1** 5/06/2020 - 6/01/2020


HISTART 2901 - 0001 : Introduction to World Cinema

Chronological survey of the most influential and recognized film artists and film movements of the world.  Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 260. GE VPA and diversity global studies course.

  • Lecture: Lecture Section 1 (18663) Instructor: TBA

  • Meets: ONLINE - Distance Education

  • **Summer term** 5/06/2020 - 7/25/2020


RUSSIAN 3460.99 - Modern Russian Experience through Film 

Exploration of some of the most revealing hopes and disappointments of Russian people presented in internationally acclaimed Russian films. Taught in English. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 360. GE VPA and diversity global studies course.) 

  • Lecture: Lecture Section 1 (21329) Instructor: TBA

  • Meets: ONLINE - Distance Education

  • **Summer term** 5/06/2020 - 7/25/2020


WGSST 4527.02 - Studies in Gender and Cinema: The British Horror Film in London 

Study abroad in London, UK for study of the British horror film tradition through the lens of feminist film theory, with emphasis on genre, historical contexts, production modes, and archival research. Course work will include engagement with museums, film studios, West End Theater, horror tourism, and review of scripts available at the British Film Institute and at Leicester University. Students are strongly encouraged to have taken WGSSt 1110 prior to this course. 

  • Lecture: Lecture Section 1 (21329) Instructor: Linda Mizejewski, Maghan Jackson

  • Meets: ONLINE - Distance Education

  • **4 Week Session 1** 5/06/2020 - 6/01/2020


Courses for Focus Areas in Productions
***Courses count in Focus Area or Video Arts Minor only***

ART 3009 Film/Video I: Technologies and Analysis

Introduction to the creation and analysis of video artwork; including techniques of video capture, post production, manipulation and critique within the context of art. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 5501. Credits: 3  

  • Laboratory Section 0010 (17652) Instructor: TBA

  • Meets: M W F 3:15pm - 6:15pm Hopkins Hall 356

  • ** 8-wk Ses 2** 6/02/2020 - 7/24/2020



The Film Studies Program believes that internships are an important part of the academic experience and can add important development opportunities for students pursuing careers in any aspect of film production and film studies.

Local Internships

The Ohio State University's Film Studies Program is proud to announce internships that are being developed locally in Columbus, Ohio. We currently have non-paid/for-credit internships that coincide with video production, film exhibition, and film criticism (See list and descriptions below for Summer 2016).

Visit our internship page to read about each opportunity and how to apply.

Rohauer Collection

Medical Center Media Productions 

Media and Public Relations Broadcast Internship

Student Initiated Internships

Students who are interested in pursuing internships over the summer should contact Matt Swift – Film Studies Program Coordinator – to set up an appointment.

The Film Studies Program supports student’s internships throughout the country and around the world. To find out more about these opportunities visit the internship page, watch the video then email to us to setup an appointment today.