CSULB FEA Department Office: UTC 104      Phone: 562-985-5404     Fax: 562-985-5405

Welcome to the Department of Film & Electronic Arts

For more than 50 years, we have prepared students for careers in the production and study of moving images. We strive to offer:

  • an affordable and highly valued Bachelor of Arts in Film and Electronic Arts
  • a diverse faculty comprised of accomplished industry professionals and media historians
  • an emphasis on undergraduate education, in which students work directly with highly experienced professors
  • a comprehensive education in the history and theory of moving images, with specialized training available in the following areas:
    • narrative production
    • documentary production
    • broadcast production
    • cinematography
    • editing
    • sound design
    • screenwriting
    • production management
    • critical practice
    • digital arts (new for Fall 2015)
  • abundant internship and networking opportunities
  • a chance to collaborate on creative projects with talented and highly motivated students on our beautiful Long Beach campus

We invite you to explore the pages of our website and to contact us for more information.


Portfolios are no longer being accepted for admission to the BA Option in Narrative Production for Fall 2015. Portfolio instructions for Fall 2016 admission will be available here in October 2015.


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FEA student film showcase at the Newport Beach Film Festival

When: Sunday April 26 at 12:30pm

Where: The Studio at Sage Hill School, 20402 Newport Coast Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92657

Admission: $5

The line-up:

  • From the Heart of Brahma (Robert Douglas, documentary; 27 min.)
  • Story of Your Life (Nicholas Morelli, narrative; 6 min.)
  • Emotional Coup (Viki Lopez, narrative; 5 min.)
  • Dear Loved Ones (Gabriel Garcia, narrative; 11 min.)
  • Miss Virginia (Nicole Jowett, narrative; 11 min.)
  • A Prickly Situation (David Gutel, narrative; 10 min.)
  • Freaks & Hairies (Chad Corhan, narrative; 7 min.)

Tickets are available here.


FEA Career Day / Panel Discussion

Saturday May 9 at 2:00pm, University Theatre

A panel of recent graduates from the Department of Film and Electronic Arts will share their work experience and offer tips for navigating the job market in the media and entertainment industries.

More info

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FEA Student Film Exhibitions:

"Film a la mode" (productions from FEA 336, 337, 360, 499)

Friday May 8 at 7:00pm, University Theatre

FEA Documentary and Narrative Film Showcase

Saturday May 9 at 6:00pm, University Theatre

Admission is free for all May 8-9 events