Submit Your Film Studies Essays!


Breaking News! Student Essays Transform to Accolades and Prizes!
Glory and prizes are such a nice way to finish the spring quarter as a PSU film major or minor! For the second year, faculty from the School of Theater + Film and the English department will evaluate submissions to determine the best film studies essay and its runner up. To be eligible, essays be written by a current film major or minor while a student at PSU. Analysis and research essays of any length will be considered. Prizes for the award winners will be given at the Film + Video Show in June.

Submissions must be made prior to 5 PM on Friday, April 22 via email attachment to Prof. Amy Borden ( When submitting your essay please indicate in your email what quarter and class it was written for including the name of the instructor or professor of the course.

Please format your essay as either a pdf or Microsoft Word document with your name and heading removed in the document.