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Film Studies Minor

A Film Studies Minor at Grace College will explore the ins and outs of digital-based visual imaging, concepts, and applications. As you consider an array of colleges with Film Studies near you in the midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college for Media Arts taught with a Christian worldview. A Film Studies Minor at Grace College will help you make workable connections between creativity and research, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college context.

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in a Music and Film as a career. With a Film Studies Minor, you will be required to get real-world experience ensuring you are equipped for jobs in video production, film/video editing, technical writing, and countless other areas.

Film Studies incorporates advanced digital-based visual imaging, concepts, and applications in visual communication design, motion graphics, web-based media, and fundamental audio/visual media design and production. Emphasis will be on the application of the basics of film production, theory and criticism, as well as question related art including such as television and video.

Oh, and did we mention that as a film studies student, you’ll study in the heart of downtown LA? Through the LA Film Studies program, you’ll learn the ins and outs of the film industry with the help of your instructors and be given hands-on internship experiences with professionals in the field. This semester-long program is a partnership with the Council for Christian College and Universities (CCCU).

Future Film Student, the way forward is Grace.

For more information regarding location opportunities and course descriptions for the Film Studies minor see the addendum to the Grace Academic Catalog or contact or For more information on Global Education through the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, visit:

Film Studies is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Creative
  • Storytellers
  • Versatile
  • Instinctual

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Nicole CroyInstructor of Photographic Arts

Nicole Croy, M.A.

Instructor of Photographic Arts
Kim Reiff Chair, Department of Visual, Performing and Media Arts; Associate Professor of Visual Art and Design

Kim M. Reiff, M.B.A, M.F.A., Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Visual and Performing Arts; Professor of Visual Art and Design

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