Masa Mita ’22 produces a film in Production II.
Dominick Torres ‘20 wins YES Award with his film Aguante at the 2021 Newburyport Documentary Film Festival.
Visual Art and Film and New Media are excited to welcome David Torres II
With the ubiquity of online journalism, surge in streaming services, explosion of audiobooks and podcasts, rising readership of comics and graphic novels, and growth of branded content, it’s an exciting time to major in film and media. Explore cinematic history, examine media ethics, or challenge yourself with an unfamiliar genre or new behind-the-scenes skill. You’ll write, shoot, and edit short films, bring computer games to life, and learn how to engage an audience. The collaborative, project-based nature of our program means bonds with your peers and professors are part of your Wheaton storyline.
95% of Film and New Media Studies majors from the past five years have found employment or achieved a fellowship or service opportunity within six months of graduation *
*outcomes data is based on a knowledge rate of 71% for the classes of 2014-2018
Davis International Fellowship
Nordhavn Coffee Roasters, Copenhagen, Denmark
This was a rewarding experience where I learned that the amount of effort I put in is directly proportional to what I get out of it.
The Karman Family Internship Fund
ICONTV, New York, NY
My summer internship experience at ICONTV allowed me to see ways in which my majors could be compatible outside of coursework. I assisted with medium-scale event coordination and gained experience with multimedia production, social media marketing and Adobe Creative applications.
Wheaton Edge Fellowship
Steer Digital Media, Providence, RI
This internship provided me with valuable professional experience in filmmaking, the opportunity to work with clients and exposure to a successful film production business from within. This experience, combined with my Wheaton education, will serve as a springboard to my intended career.
Animus Studios, Providence, RI
My experiences with this internship allowed me to explore the real-life applications of my education, and what skills I should develop further and capitalize on.
The Wheaton College campus was one of several Massachusetts locations chosen for filming scenes in “Don’t Look Up,” which is scheduled for release in select theaters December 10 and on Netflix December 24.
Writer Jake Marrazzo ’24 shared his children’s book and message of acceptance during a visit to Elisabeth Amen Nursery School.