Welcome to the Department of Film and Media Studies


The Department of Film and Media Studies boasts a highly ranked film arts and studies program that is based on mutual encouragement and community.

At its core, film and media studies illuminates everyday life.  It makes us aware of the human story across time and place and purpose.  We provide opportunities and multimedia tools to develop your knowledge and skills.

Your learning begins in a team based environment that provides you with the technical knowledge and critical thinking necessary to produce both informative and entertaining films.

The current facilities house over 11,000 square feet of state of the art production spaces where filmmakers and scholars can research, develop and practice their craft.


 


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Alumni Spotlight

Mike Robe
Writer/Director/Producer of television films

What advice can you give to current Jayhawks?
We have a great film program.  Dive in. 

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