About Film Studies

Pertains to the history, theory, and criticism of film, television, and new media. It examines the aesthetics of media forms and their authors; the industrial practices, narrative strategies, genres, and historical contexts that organize cultural production and reception within and across media; and the links among media, identity, ideology, and power that influence public cultures around the globe. Related are topics such as film production and media studies, communication and culture, and the arts.