Film Studies

Learn the theory and practice of film.
Discover the cinema of diverse cultures.
Examine the political significance of the moving image.
Master cinematography, sound, mise-en-scene, and editing.

Study film at Muhlenberg College.


Student Projects

Students in Muhlenberg’s production sequence learn to tell compelling stories in a variety of styles. We use the latest equipment, including full HD cameras and Final Cut Pro.

The films below are a small sample of our students' work.

Long Term Care

By Venkat Mokkapati, Jeremy Russial, and Natalie Wizel

Drama, 2012. A young man tries to figure out what he owes to others.

I <3 Taber Ross

By Jason Avezzano and Brendan Joyce

Comedy, 2011. A couple are divided by a pop culture obsession.

Doll Face

By Joanna Whitney, Lara Pollack, Nicole Machrone, and Jake Ramsay

Drama, 2011. A woman experiences vivid dreams of the past, or of the future.

Attic Space

By Sharon Krome, Venkat Mokkapati, and Laura Seburn

Drama, 2013. Two sisters clear out the physical remnants of their family's memories.


By Kurt Beyer, Jackson Bull, and John Carter

Drama/Sci-Fi, 2011. In an overcrowded future, a man goes looking for solitude and enlightenment.


By Sarah Sheldon, Evan Colten, and Stephanie Katz

Thriller, 2011. A student is tormented by visions that blur the line between screens and reality.

For Now

By Sakina Maghrib, Jake Ramsay, and Jackson Bull

Drama, 2010. Two young women in Morocco risk everything for their relationship. In French and Arabic with English subtitles.


By Liz Harris and Philip Lakin

Comedy, 2009. High school friends hatch the ultimate plan to get out of trouble. (Warning: mature content)

The Withering Tree

By Julia Gersuk, Jordan Miller, and Hugh Trimble

Horror, 2010. An abandoned factory reveals its secrets.

The Date

By Meredith Murphy and Joanna Whitney

Comedy/Drama, 2010. Sometimes it’s better to ignore your friends’ advice.

The Making of Short Bus Ridaz

By John Carter, Andrew Weisel, and Zach Carter

Comedy, 2010. A behind-the-scenes look at the making of a television pilot.

Paper Thin

By Peter Kleinberger, Jordan Miller, and Kathleen Telesco

Drama, 2009. An examination of the obstacles that divide us.

Falling or Flying

By Daniela Quiroz, Caroline West, and Kelley Wynne

Drama, 2010. A young woman tries to figure out what is missing in her life.