Equipment and Lab

The College of Arts & Letters’ Film Production Lab features 6 iMac workstations running Adobe Premiere CS6, and Final Cut Pro X, giving students the opportunity to work on the editing platform of their choice. The computers are equipped with Audio-Technica headphones and 8 TB external Thunderbolt hard drives for storage. Students are able to check out a variety of cameras with interchangeable lenses and heavy-duty tripods for support, as well as Tascam portable audio recorders with Rode NTG-2 shotgun microphones, boom poles and windscreens.

Library Holdings

The Digital and Multimedia Library at the MSU Library holds a collection of well over 4,000 small format motion picturesIn addition to the local holdings, MSU patrons have access to the statewide film catalogs through The Michigan Library Consortium.

Research Databases

A collection of useful online databases for Film-based research.

Film Criticism

A collection of online and in-print sources of film criticism.

Film Grants

An extensive list of grants and scholarships for screenwriting, film production, and scholarship.


What can I do with a Film Studies major?


Information on internship credit & eligibility, as well as other helpful hints.