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Film and Screen Studies


Think Critically, Create Skillfully

The BA in Film and Screen Studies provides you a unique interdisciplinary education in film and related media, combining a theoretical foundation with hands-on film and video production experience. You will build upon film history, analysis, and theory with first-hand exposure to cinematic storytelling techniques, using 16mm film and HD video camera packages, lighting, and studio equipment.

We're ranked in the Top 11% Most Popular Colleges for Film/Cinema/Media Studies (Source: College Factual).

Unique Opportunities

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Student Film Screening

Each semester, students in the Film and Screen Studies program showcase their work in a Student Film Screening, providing an opportunity to prepare pieces for larger audiences, experience the production process from start to finish, build a robust portfolio, and gain crucial exposure.


Successful Alumni

Hilary Leavitt '10

Portrait of Hilary Leavitt

A scrappy, working-class kid with big dreams manages to make it big in Hollywood with the help of some special mentors.

It sounds like the logline for the next great coming-of-age drama, but for Hilary Leavitt ’10, it’s more like reality TV. Leavitt, who grew up in Brick, New Jersey, is now a successful producer with a growing list of credits that includes the award-winning television series Orphan Black and Ozark. She credits much of her professional achievement to the opportunities she received as a student at Pace University, double-majoring in Musical Theater and Film and Screen Studies.

Read our full profile on Hilary Leavitt '10


Luke Cantarella
Department Chair
Phone: (212) 346-1885

Betsy Tomala
Program Coordinator
41 Park Row, Room 1514
New York, NY 10038
Phone: (212) 346-1418

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