UC Berkeley Department of Film and Media

Department of Film & Media UC Berkeley


Film Resources at Berkeley

UC Berkeley Campus Resources

  • Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive   

    Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive

    The mission of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue through art and film.

    The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive is the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley. Through art and film programs, collections and research resources, we aspire to be locally connected and globally relevant, engaging audiences from the campus, community, and beyond.

  • Film Studies Resources in the UC Berkeley Library   

    Film Studies Resources in the UC Berkeley Library

    This site offers a list of links to useful Film Studies resources in the UC Berkeley Library, including books, journals, websites and videos. 

  • Media Resources Center   

    Media Resources Center

    The Media Resources Center (MRC) is the UC Berkeley Library's primary collection of materials in audio and visual formats, including DVDs, videocassettes, streamed audio and video, compact audio discs, and audiocassettes. The MRC collection is intended to support the broad range of study and research interests on campus with particularly strong holdings in humanities and social sciences materials, as well as a broad range of general interest materials in the fields of science and technology. 

Alumni & Current Student Film Organizations

  • Berkeley Film Friends   

    Berkeley Film Friends

    Founded in December 2010 by Berkeley Film & Media Ph.D. student George Larkin, Berkeley Film Friends (BFF) is for students, former students, faculty, staff, and friends of Berkeley. It's Members aim to make film, internet, new media, and/or television programming and wish to share advice, opportunities, and knowledge, all in a better attempt to start and further the careers of Cal alumni.  

  • CalTV   


    The premier source of news and entertainment for the Berkeley community. One of the largest student-run television organizations on the West Coast.
    CalTV is Berkeley’s way of redefining your TV. As UC Berkeley's Online TV Station, we aim to offer consistent and quality programming that informs, entertains, and inspires our viewers. We're on the cutting edge of new media, and we're here for YOU.
    CalTV is for students, by students.

  • Delta Kappa Alpha (DKA) -UC Berkeley's Cinematic Fraternity   

    Delta Kappa Alpha (DKA) -UC Berkeley's Cinematic Fraternity

    Originally founded in 1936 at the University of Southern California, it merely started off as a group for cinematographers. As with many things over time, it grew in both size and areas of interest. Soon, it encompassed screenwriting, TV and Film production, Animation, Critical Studies, and much more. Today, DKA takes pride in being grounded in professional values and principles, and aims to be recognized as the premier institute of upstanding entertainment industry leaders. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful environment for students who want to develop their careers and interest in the cinematic arts. Check out our website to know more about our history, the recruitment process, upcoming events, and productions. 

  • GiANT   


    Giant film is dedicated to promoting film production among UC Berkeley students, educating students about filmmaking, and providing networking opportunities within the film industry. Throughout the semester they hold workshops which guide members through the process of making films. 

    Visit us at giantfilmmakersucb.org to learn more about our workshops and productions.

    Weekly meetings Thursday, 7:00-8:00PM in 135 Dwinelle.