Welcome to Film and Media Studies at Purchase.
Get involved in the production and critique of film, media, television and video art.
Our interdisciplinary programs combine research and hands-on training, encouraging students to become engaged makers and critical consumers of media.
The School of Film and Media Studies offers:
Four BA programs: cinema and television studies; media studies; new media; and playwriting and screenwriting
Four undergraduate minors: film/video production; television theory and practice; media studies; playwriting; and screenwriting
Bryan Korn ’12: From Internship to Emmy AwardsKorn is writer and producer on the Netflix animated series Hilda, produced by Silvergate Media and winner of two 2021 Daytime Emmy Awards.
Shonnon Marshall ’22 Receives Prestigious Fellowship
The Playwriting and Screenwriting alum is a 2023 Fellow at Black Boy Writes/Black Girl Writes Mentorship Initiative.
Film by Senior Kunga Choephel to Screen at NFFTY Festival
The competitive festival celebrates emerging filmmakers from traditionally marginalized communities.
Debut Feature by Vuk Lungulov-Klotz ’16 at Sundance and Berlin FF
Mutt is one of 12 films selected for the Sundance U.S. Dramatic Competition from thousands of entries.
MovieMaker Supports Project by Victoria deMartin ’14
The magazine selected deMartin’s first feature film to support through its Production Services program.
Film by Jordan Tetewsky ’16 is New York Times Critic’s Pick
The film demonstrates the collaborative DIY culture found at Purchase—it stars musician Hannah Lee Thompson ’17 and several alums were on the crew.
Senior Filmmaker Screens Work at TIDE Film FestivalA short film by Kunga Choephel will run Sunday, November 20.