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

Documentary Filmmakers Have Never Been More Important: Dr Leshu Torchin in The Conversation

Dr Leshu Torchin has followed up the DocSalon she hosted for the Edinburgh International Film Festival with a short item on the event and its discussions. At 800 words, it can barely scrape the surface of an event that not only overran its 90-minute slot, but led to continued conversation […]...

Congratulations to graduating PhD students!

Congratulations to Dr Grazia Ingravalle and Dr Eileen Rositzka, who graduated with PhDs on June 22nd!  ...

EIFF DocSalon: Documentary in the Age of Fake News

In conjunction with the Edinburgh International Film Festival, Dr Leshu Torchin will be hosting a Documentary Salon on the subject of Documentary in the Age of Fake News. This will be a public conversation on the subject of fake news, alternative facts, post truth and truthiness and the challenges and […]...

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Teaching Blog

Teaching Genre using Netflix

Earlier in the year, Dr Jennifer O'Meara contributed to the blog of Critical Studies in Television o...

Student Staff Consultative Committee

The Student Staff Consultative Committee comprises students across our programme and staff from the ...

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...

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