Establish fund for bringing a high profile figure from the film industry to campus every year. This would raise the visibility of the Film Studies program and would give students as well as members of the local community a unique opportunity to meet and learn from someone who is established in the field.
Support film studies graduate student travel to conferences to present papers, a crucial part of the professionalization process.
Support film students’ (graduate and undergraduate) travel, housing, and meal costs to attend film festivals such as Telluride, Sundance, or Full Frame.
Partial or full reimbursement of one submission fee per year for nationally recognized screenplay contests and film festivals.