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

Robert Burgoyne interview with the Washington Post

Robert Burgoyne was interviewed for the Washington Post  on the subject of the historical film and the current release.  The story is entitled: “Lost City of Z Alters History for the Sake of Modern Audiences: Are We OK with That?”  The article appeared in the April 21 edition of the Washington […]...

Abbas Kiarostami Week at IN MEDIA RES

Following on the IGCCC’s workshop on famed Iranian auteur, Abbas Kiarostami, there is a week (beginning 24 April) devoted to his work on In Media Res, featuring contributions from Jean-Michel Frodon, Marco Dalla Gassa, Sanghita Sen, Shorna Pal, and Dina Iordanova. The programme is as follows: Monday (24 April): The […]...

BAFTSS Success!

The Department of Film Studies experienced success at BAFTSS. Film Studies alumna Ana Grgic won for Best Student Essay ‘Rediscovering Nationalism in the Balkans: The Early Moving Image in Contemporary Memorial Spaces‘. Tom Rice’s White Robes, Silver Screens: Movies and the Making of the Ku Klux Klan was runner up […]...

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Teaching Blog

A Model for Interdisciplinary Teaching in Film Studies

In this brief essay from the online journal Mediapolis: A Journal of Cities and Culture, Prof Amy Ti...

Dossier for Film Matters: ‘Race, Gender and Genre in 21st Century Cinema’

Call for Papers: ‘Race, Gender and Genre in 21st Century Cinema’ Dossier for Film Matters ...

Single Honours Film Studies

Single Honours Film Studies was an embarrassingly good experience. I couldn’t believe my luck ...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Annual Postgraduate Conference

    April 27 @ 9:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm