UC Berkeley Department of Film and Media

Department of Film & Media UC Berkeley


Department News

Eisner Prize for Film/Video - Apply today!

Deadline: Monday, February 27th, 2017. Submissions must be hand delivered to the Prizes Office, 210 Sproul Hall by 4:00 pm.
Two prizes of $2,000 each or one prize of $4,000 to be awarded.

• Students must be enrolled full-time at least one semester of the … More

The 10 best U.S. schools for pursuing a film degree

Check out the article at USA Today for more!


25 New Faces of Independent Film 2016 - TW Pittman and Kelly Daniela Norris

T.W. Pittman and Kelly Daniela Norris met at Columbia as the only two freshmen in their “Intro to Film” class, but didn’t start hanging out until senior year. They bonded over their shared taste in movies: Akira Kurosawa, Claire Denis and especially Chris Marker were common … More

Professor Mary Ann Doane wins Berlin Prize

The American Academy in Berlin is pleased to announce its Berlin Prize recipients for 2016-17. Included among the winners of this coveted semester-long fellowship is Mary Ann Doane, Class of 1937 Professor of Film and Media.

At the Academy this fall, Doane will be completing her book … More

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Summer 2016 Courses are Here!

Sign up for summer 2016 courses in the department of Film & Media!

Summer courses can help you complete major and minor requirements, outside course requirements (for nonmajors), or provide exciting and interesting elective … More

Game of Thrones, a class unto itself

By Kathleen Maclay

The latest chatter about Game of Thrones is whether Jon Snow, a favorite character of the critically acclaimed and controversial HBO fantasy series, was really bumped off at the end of last season, or if he might somehow live again, join the … More

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Summer Sessions 2015

Summer Courses in Film & Media begin May 26th! Check out our course offerings here!

Film R1B: Myths, Legends, … More

New Spring 2015 Elective

Film 186: Documentary & Non-Fiction Film Production – Weds & Fri. 2-5pm
This workshop class focuses on practices and techniques of non-fiction digital filmmaking. Course work consists of a series of short image and sound exercises and then a final film … More

Production Courses Added for Spring 2015

The Department is pleased to announce that we will be able to add two courses in film and video production in spring 2015:  Film 185 (The Language of Cinema) and Film 186 More

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The Department Announces a Faculty Search

The Department of Film & Media at U.C. Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in New Media theory and history (tenure track/tenured), with an expected start date of July 1, 2015. A Ph.D. or equivalent in Film/Cinema Studies or a related field must be in hand … More

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