NEW COURSE: Writing About Film For Modern Media!

Wesleyan’s Writing Certificate and Film Studies are offering a new course, Writing About Film For Modern Media. The course is taught by journalist Sam Wasson ’03 and will be offered in the fall.

DATE CHANGE FOR POI applications: submissions are due Friday, April 8th, not the 1st. See Film Studies course description for details. For certificate information, contact Professor Anne Greene at

Course Description:

In this course students will practice writing about movies for various modes of new journalism: newsprint, books, anthologies, magazines, journals and all forms of electronic media. Suitable topics will include examining movies for purposes of film criticism, history, cultural issues, and non-fiction modes, with the goal of publishing. Regular writing assignments on specific films (as well as films of students’ choice) will be accompanied by readings and screenings.

Read about Wasson here.

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