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Film Arts

Chemeketa offers three classes about film to help fulfill the humanities requirements of our transfer degree.

topics Arts Communications

Skills & InterestCreativity

CareersArt & Communications

  • Students helping each other in class
  • Student reading a book sitting down
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Why choose Film Arts?

Film is one of the world’s most popular forms of entertainment. Studying film as an art form will enrich your appreciation of movies and other time-based media such as television, podcasts, and video games.

What will you learn?

  • The range of artistic expression in film
  • Terms and concepts of filmmaking and analysis
  • Critical assessment of major movie directors
  • Exploration of specific movie styles and genres such as science fiction or horror
  • Survey of the history of cinema and related media
  • The relationships between technology, art, and entertainment

What will you do?

  • Enjoy movies with a richer understanding
  • Become inspired to pursue acting in, writing, or directing films, television, or video games