The Department of Cinema is dedicated to the in-depth study of cinema in all its forms.
Our curriculum integrates film & digital production and cinema studies, so that majors master the art and craft of filmmaking while gaining a rich knowledge of cinema history, aesthetics, and theory. These two approaches to studying cinema complement and enrich one another.
Students have majored in Cinema at Denison since 1968, making it one of the oldest cinema programs in the country.
Our students enjoy the benefits of a small liberal arts school: small classes, direct interaction with faculty, a supportive and communal environment, and greater access to filmmaking equipment. Despite our small size, however, we provide the resources of much larger programs, including an impressive inventory of production equipment and extensive library holdings.