Film and Media Arts

An introductory guide to research in film and media arts topics.

Ways to Write About Film

What kind of film writing are you working on?  There are many ways to do scholarly writing about film.  Some include:

  • formal analysis
  • film history
  • ideological analysis
  • industrial analysis
  • auteur
  • national cinema and cultural studies

Try some of the resources below to learn more about the kind of writing you're doing.

Guides to Writing about Film

The following books are helpful guides to writing about film.  You can buy these books at your favorite online seller, or request them from the library.

Temple University Writing Center

Temple University Writing Center

Temple's Writing Center provides help for undergraduate and graduate students who are working on papers for classes, theses and dissertations. Services include face-to-face tutoring, email tutoring, writing fellows, writing workshops, in-center seminars. 

Location: 201 Tuttleman Learning Center
Contact: (215) 204-0702