The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher
(Jean Epstein, 1928)

City Lights

City Lights (1931)


Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958)

About Us

Film and Media Studies examines a vitally important aspect of visual culture in the 20th and 21st centuries, namely the development of film, television, radio, and other electronic media as aesthetic and cultural forms. Like other areas of learning, the study of different film and media is broken down into more specific domains.

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November 14, 2018
Prof. Burnett makes an appearance on the radio show/podcast Geek Universe
October 15, 2018
In this blog post, Prof. Burnett explores world-building and transmedia storytelling in Walt Disney World's Avatar: Flight of Passage attraction.
September 6, 2018
Welcome, Dr. Reem Hilu

Upcoming Events

A symposium honoring 20 Years of Film and Media Studies at Washington University in St. Louis
McDonnell Hall 162