Combine film theory with film-making practice to prepare for a career in many film-related roles, from film and video production to journalism. Explore film-making practices from all over the world Make your own films and see them screened at a professional public cinema Get involved behind the scenes at events like Cambridge Film Festival On our BA (Hons) Film Studies course, you’ll discover the history of global cinema from the avant-garde to Hollywood blockbusters. As well as learning the fundamental theories of film and how it both reflects and affects society, you’ll explore the language of film from the perspective of a film-maker. This knowledge will be key in the practical side of the course: making your own explorative short films in video, animation or 16mm format. You’ll be trained in all aspects of the art, including camera operation, sound recording and editing, receiving regular feedback on your work from tutors and fellow students. As the course progresses, our optional modules will allow you to further explore your interests or specialise for a particular career, with subjects such as screenwriting and film journalism. At the end of the course, you’ll put all your well-practised skills to the test in a final-year project that, once complete, will be screen at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouseand, if good enough, at the Cambridge Film Festival. Throughout the course you’ll have opportunities to take part in extra-curricular events such as the Cambridge Film Festival, as well as attending guest lectures from key figures in the film industry. Our recent speakers have included Larry Sider and William Raban. Your studies will be supported by our team of expert lecturers and a close community of students and alumni, fostered through our dedicated Facebook group and YouTube channel. We also have a Facebook Group dedicated to helping you find work experience on film and video projects.