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Get Mentored by Industry-Leading Faculty

Professors Ben Steger and Lisa Thrasher work on a documentary production in South Asia with four film students.

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See a list of Spring course offerings and learn about our plans for next semester.

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See the latest course offerings including our special topics classes.

Learn on Set

The Mason Film Lab gives students the opportunity to work in the crew and learn alongside guest directors and experienced faculty.

Connect with the Industry

Film at Mason students learn through professional internships and industry events like Meet the Graduates.

Tell Inclusive Stories

Mason film students tell stories that matter and Mason faculty are there, with them, every step of the way.

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Why is Film at Mason Different?

Film at Mason offers a B.A. in cinematic arts production grounded in critical engagement. We emphasize diversity in perspectives and socially conscious storytelling in a program centered around inclusive film practices. Students train as filmmakers in the classroom and in the Mason Film Lab on production sets with industry professionals and guest directors. Students work in many cinematic forms and can choose from five specializations including Directing, Producing, Cinematography, Post-Production and Screenwriting.

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120 Student productions each year
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49% Women and gender-variant students
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140+ Student screenings at national and international film festivals
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46% Students of color
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Film at Mason Virtual Tour

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News and Events

Film alum Alexander Hammett, shown on the set of his award-winning film, "Tale of Tarot," returned to campus last fall for the annual “Best of Mason” film showcase. Read about what advice he gave film students.

While working for Atlas Entertainment in Los Angeles, alumna Katy Crain attended the first episode premiere of the true crime series Dirty John.

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