2017-2018 General Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2018  
2017-2018 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Film & Media Arts

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College of Fine Arts
Department Office: ART 270
Mailing Address: 375 S. 1530 E., Room 270, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0380
Phone: 801-581-5127
Email: info@film.utah.edu
Website: www.film.utah.edu

Chair: Kevin Hanson
Director of Graduate Studies: Chris Lippard
Program Manager: Paula Lee
Program Assistant: Jennifer Humphreys

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We believe our students deserve a holistic understanding of the cinematic and media arts to prepare them to fulfill their aspirations as artists, academics, and citizens. Our curriculum combines strong grounding in history and criticism with a solid base in film production, animation, and new media.

The Department of Film & Media Arts is committed to diversity, the creative and professional development of our students and faculty, and the interdisciplinary nature of the artistic enterprise. Building on our current strengths, we seek to create an environment that provokes change, inspires innovation, and welcomes inquiry. We are dedicated to service to the greater university community and to making a difference in the global neighborhood we all share.

Undergraduate Program

The Department of Film & Media Arts offers B.A. and H.B.A. degrees in Film & Media Arts and minors in Animation and Documentary Studies. The department also offers these emphases: Animation, Entertainment Arts & Engineering and Film Production. Please see the Program and Course Offerings section for more information.

Graduation Requirements

Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all required major courses (including Allied Hours).

Graduate Program

On the graduate level, the M.F.A. degree in Film & Media Arts prepares students for employment in the motion picture and entertainment industries; a career as an independent producer, animator or media designer; or entry into the teaching profession. Candidates for the degree undertake substantial study of history, theory, and criticism in addition to production work in their area of specialization.

Please see the Program and Course Offerings section for more information.

Admission Requirements

There are additional admission requirements for this program. Please see the program page for more information.

Program and Course Offerings


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