At Olivet, you will receive the training, theory and experience needed to set you up for a successful career within the film industry. Film Studies is a concentration for Multimedia Communication.At Olivet, you can:
Benefit from the skills and knowledge of professors who are already successful in the professional world.
Spend a semester in Los Angeles at the L.A. Film Studies Center (LAFSC), earning credit toward your Olivet degree. Take film courses and intern on a movie set, television show or at an animation center. Internships
This major requires you to complete an internship. Check out our recommendations or find your own exciting opportunities.
Previous internships include: Warner Brothers, Paramount Pictures-Robert Evan's Production Company, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Ridley Scott & Associates, Sander Moses Productions, International Creative Management, Starz Media Group-Film Roman, Trailer Park (movie trailers), "Driving Force" (A&E), Greenhouse Productions, Hollywood Connect, Hollywood Prayer Network, New Link Media (realfusion.com), New Artists Alliance, Rough Diamond Productions, Los Angeles, Special Effects Unlimited, American Humane Association, Untitled Entertainment (talent management firm)
then prepare for a career in the film industry – directing, casting, set-building, filming, acting. Possible film studies careers: actor, producer, director, screenwriter, set designer, technician, camera operator, cinematographer, art director, background artist, boom operator, casting director, color consultant, construction coordinator, editor, production manager, production assistant, property master, sound designer, technical advisorFilm Studies is part of the Department of Communication, within the College of Arts and Sciences.
Spend a semester in Los Angeles at the L.A. Film Studies Center, earning credit toward your Olivet degree.
Heather (Attig) McLaughlin