Find Your Crew in the Portland State Film Program
Join a creative community of movie lovers! As a Film major at Portland State University, you'll meet the friends and make the connections you need to succeed as a filmmaker or film scholar.
Portland State offers the most comprehensive film program in the Northwest. Here, you'll get hands-on training in film production and develop a deep understanding of film theory and scholarship.
Portland is a great place to start your film career. With a thriving film scene and the most independent movie theaters per person in the country, it's no wonder MovieMaker magazine calls Portland one of the top 10 cities for filmmakers.
As a Film major at Portland State, you'll...
- Study all forms of the moving image, from silent films to modern TV production
- Develop a deep understanding of film history — and the future of the film industry
- Work with faculty who are professional filmmakers and accomplished film scholars
- Intern on set for shows like "Portlandia," "The Librarians," and more
- Get hands-on experience in digital film production, film editing, cinematography and more
When you graduate, you'll be ready for a career in film production, new media, criticism or scholarship.