Film Education Opportunities

University of Oklahoma Film and Video Studies Program: Film and Video Studies is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Arts and Sciences that combines courses offered in the Department of English, the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (MLLL), the Department of Communications, the School of Art, and the College of Education. The program is designed to give students a broad understanding of the role of film and video in modern society.

University of Tulsa Department of Film Studies: The 33-hour major leading to a B.A. in Film Studies at the University of Tulsa provides liberal arts students with the history, theory, and production techniques of film. The Department of Film Studies equips its majors with the technical expertise to enter professional employment as well as the knowledge and experience necessary to continue study in graduate school.

Oklahoma State University Screen Studies Program: The Oklahoma State University Screen Studies program incorporates film studies, television studies, and studies in new media. Screen Studies offers courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Courses cover a wide array of moving image productions and contexts—both American and international, fiction and non-fiction, narrative and avant-garde—and focus on the history, theory, and aesthetics of screen-based representations, as well as their cultural and political impact.

Oklahoma City Community College Film Institute: Offered at Oklahoma City Community College, the Oklahoma Film Institute offers a series of seven three-day clinics (Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) and one six-day clinic teaching Cinema Production, Directing, Art Direction, Cinematography, Lighting, Make Up, Editing, and Writing.  OCCC has a new 8-million-dollar Visual and Performing Arts Center, featuring state-of-the art filmmaking equipment and facilities that are the best in the state.

University of Central Oklahoma College of Arts, Media and Design: UCO’s College of Arts, Media, and Design is comprised of the Department of Art, Department of Design, School of Music, Department of Theatre Arts, Department of Dance, and the Oklahoma Center for Arts Education.  Now known as the College of Fine Arts and Design, the program strives to be a cultural resource for its students and the community.

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma: The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, located in Chickasha, is the state’s public liberal arts college. Its mission is to provide the public with a distinctive and accessible liberal arts and sciences education. In combining an interdisciplinary core curriculum with superior instruction in major fields of study, USAO aims to provide a thorough education that prepares students for meaningful, purposeful lives.

University of Oklahoma Independent Film Project: The Independent Film Project at the University of Oklahoma is an instructional innovation of the School of Art seeking to bridge the gap between the university and the working world.  It does this by using non-traditional and cross-disciplinary approaches and promotes interaction between students and professionals in the film and video areas through seminars, symposia, workshops, independent filmmaker series, and special projects. The events are free and open to the public.