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FMST Programs Abroad and Off-Campus Study

Map with stars on it marking Denmark, the UK, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Argentina, Ecuador, Armenia, Lebanon, South Africa, and Australia

Locations where previous and current FMST students have studied abroad. Cities include Buenos Aires, Argentina; Yerevan, Armenia; Copenhagen, Denmark; Melbourne, Australia; London, England; St. Andrews, Scotland; and Dublin, Ireland.

This list is not meant to be a complete picture of the study abroad and off-campus study programs in Film and Media Studies but serves as a starting point for your own research. Programs may change year to year, so please make sure to inform yourself in advance. In addition, please contact your FMST advisor.

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DOMESTIC OFF-CAMPUS STUDY - PRODUCTION ORIENTED

Student Study Abroad Experiences

“Studying at Trinity College Dublin gave me so many cool experiences I wouldn't have had otherwise. I got to see both the beautiful Irish countryside and the busy city of Dublin. A typical weekend for me was taking day trips down the coast and exploring the small towns outside of the city. My favorite class was Contemporary Irish Cinema. It got me to look at a wide variety of Irish films which really expanded my view of what film can be. The highlight of my semester abroad was winning the Cinematography Award in the Film Society's 48 Hour Film Festival. I decided to sign up for the festival last minute with two people I had just met. What started as a good excuse to get to know more people turned into a project I am really proud of that pushed me to let go of perfectionism and think outside of the box in order to finish the film on time.”

- Gaylin Davey ’25

Ellie Tsapatsaris and classmates

“My time at the University of Roehampton allowed me to explore different areas of the film industry that I would have otherwise not considered. The program was also designed such that by the end of the semester, I had created three new short films to add to my portfolio. I would absolutely recommend time abroad to any film student looking to expand their studies and try new things within the industry!” 

- Ellie Tsapatsaris ’24

Sean Nolan with Throne from Game of Thrones

"Taking a television class at DIS-Copenhagen was pretty invaluable to my experience with FMST because along with learning the conventions and history of television both in the US and abroad, we were able to meet with actual screenwriters and directors of two popular Danish series: Pros and Cons (Screenwriter) and Equinox (Director), and engage with them to gain a better understanding for what they do on a day to day basis. As more of a screenwriter myself, meeting the writer of Pros and Cons (2018) inspired me to develop my own idea for a crime series based in Copenhagen and write the script for a pilot episode. I hope to continue this project down the road, but I credit it all to my experience both inside and outside of the classroom while studying abroad."

- Sean Nolan ’23

Photo: Sean standing in front of the actual Throne from Game of Thrones, at the studio tour in Belfast.

Jake Rothman in London

"At the University of Roehampton, London, I took a class about the Film Soundtrack and got to hear from experts in the field about the many creative decisions that go into crafting a film’s soundtrack. But my favorite experiences during my time abroad were attending the Prince Charles Cinema, a two-screen arthouse cinema that brought me great happiness."

- Jake Rothman ’23

“Studying at Trinity College Dublin gave me so many cool experiences I wouldn't have had otherwise. I got to see both the beautiful Irish countryside and the busy city of Dublin. A typical weekend for me was taking day trips down the coast and exploring the small towns outside of the city. My favorite class was Contemporary Irish Cinema. It got me to look at a wide variety of Irish films which really expanded my view of what film can be. The highlight of my semester abroad was winning the Cinematography Award in the Film Society's 48 Hour Film Festival. I decided to sign up for the festival last minute with two people I had just met. What started as a good excuse to get to know more people turned into a project I am really proud of that pushed me to let go of perfectionism and think outside of the box in order to finish the film on time.”

- Gaylin Davey ’25

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