The television and film arts major at Buffalo State is committed to the intellectual, personal, and professional growth of its students—helping them to prepare for a variety of careers in the entertainment industry. The goal of the major is to inspire the student to hone his/her vision and storytelling skills, thus facilitating pursuits in dynamic fields such as screenwriting, producing, and directing.
This program recognizes that creative content is paramount in today's age of multi-media and to that end, encourages its students to tell stories across all media. The major is dedicated to excellence in teaching and scholarship, cultural enrichment, and service—providing students with an appropriate mix of criticism, theory, practical application, and real life internship opportunities—passionately designed to help them succeed.
The television and film arts program at Buffalo State will be nationally recognized for graduating students who become intellectual and creative leaders in the entertainment industry. The major will be known:
We, the faculty, staff, and students of Buffalo State's television and film arts program, are committed to: