About us:
Located on the beautiful east coast of Scotland, and housed in a historic 600 year old University, the Department of Film Studies attracts students and scholars from around the world.
Prospective Students:
Film Studies offers a rich, exciting and diverse programme for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Current Students:
Students choose from a range of module options and become a part of the department's vibrant film culture.
Centre for Film Studies:
The Centre attracts international scholars, filmmakers and students to a diverse range of scholarly and cultural events.

Latest news

More funding success

PhD Student Shruti Narayanswamy will be heading off to Pune this month to attend the Film Preservation and Restoration Workshop India. Shruti has been awarded a 500 euro bursary from FIAF (International Federation of Film Archives) to take part in this 10 day advanced training workshop....

Grazia Ingravalle: Publication in The Moving Image 15.2

The Moving Image Journal of the Association of Moving Image Archivists  has recently published an article by Grazia Ingravalle, PhD candidate in Film Studies at St Andrews, titled “Remixing Early Cinema: Historical Explorations at the EYE Film Institute Netherlands.” The article analyses recent projects in early and silent film exhibition […]...

Shruti Narayanswamy interviews PK Nair

We are pleased to say an interview St Andrews PhD Student, Shruti Narayanswamy conducted with PK Nair (the hugely influential founder of the National Film Archive of India) is going to be broadcast on Resonance 104.4 FM, London next Monday (18th January) at 8 pm. You can listen to this […]...

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Teaching Blog

Joe Russo: why film studies will help me become a filmmaker

For those of you who don’t know, Joe Russo is a big name in Hollywood. Alongside his brother, ...

Conducting Research in the Department of Film Studies

Pictured here is a snapshot of an interactive map exploring St Andrews’ cinematic history (full v...

A Guide for Film Students Moving into Honours

Congratulations! You’re half way through your degree and by now you probably have some idea ho...

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