School of Cinema {College of Liberal & Creative Arts}

Photo collage of students and faculty of the Cinema Department at SFSU.

Cinema Students in Guizhou Province in Southern China

Professor Weimin Zhang led a group of cinema students to Guizhou Province in southern China for a four-week documentary shoot this summer

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School of Cinema Students participate in a three-day field trip in L.A.

November 17, 2015


School of Cinema, as part of the Cinematography Master Class, participated in a three-day field trip in L.A. last week. They had a lighting workshop with Larry Parker at Mole Richardson; discussion panel with 6 renowned ASC cinematographers including two time Academy Award winner, Haskell Weller, ASC, 6 Emmy award winner George Spiro Dibie, ASC.  An amazing experience for everyone who participated


New Faculty Position: Assistant Professor in Documentary Studies

November 14, 2015

The School of Cinema and the Department of Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts at San Francisco State University seek applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Documentary Studies beginning August 2016.  The position focuses on the critical study and theorization of documentary cinema and media. We are particularly interested in candidates with scholarly expertise in emerging, networked, interactive, and hybrid documentary forms, as well as international and transnational documentaries, and anthropological cinema/media.   

Click here for a full description of the position and/or to apply. 

School of Cinema Announcement: Tech Position Posted

November 10, 2015

The School of Cinema is accepting applications for a Film Production Technician (Media Production Specialist III).  
The application deadline date will be November 24, 2015 for this recruitment.
 The posting can be found at:

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