Film Production versus Film & Media Studies
Film Production and Film & Media Studies have different discourse communities. This page mainly focuses on resources that will help you understand the discourse community of film (and media) studies. For information on discovering resources for the discourse community related to film production, please see the box titled Film Production.
Film & Media Studies is a highly interdisciplinary field that focuses on theory. Film studies will overlap with media studies, and you may find Media Studies still uses the vocabulary of television. The vocabulary used to describe film and media studies is quickly changing, and may be inconsistent across topics and publications.