Film Genres


Descriptions of the film genres will range from 750-1,000 words. Descriptions will ideally include examples and links to short films or scenes.

3-D Films [Jacob Kirsten]

Action

Actualities

Adventure (being prepared by Casey Tordrup)

Animation (being prepared by Briana Wilson and Nik Stravreski)

Anime

Art House (in progress)

Avant Guard (being prepared by Jennifer Strickland)

B-Movie (being prepared by Ruth Jeffery)

Biopic

Blaxploitation

Cartoons

Chick Flicks

Cinema Verite (being prepared by Jennifer Strickland)

Claymation (being prepared by Brittany Bourdage)

Comedy

Crime (being prepared by Jesica Guindi)

Cult (in progress)

Documentary

Docu-Drama (being prepared by Emily Grummel)

Drama (in progress)

Educational

Erotica

Experimental

Exploitation (being prepared by Ashley Brown)

Family

Fantasy (being prepared by Lily Wahbeh)

Film Noir (in progress)

Film Trailers

Gangster (in progress)

Harem

Hentai

Historical

Horror

Lesbian/Gay (Taylor Jacobs)

Low Budget [Jessie Guindi]

Manga

Melodrama

Midnight Movies

Musicals (being prepared by Jaclyn Heikkila)

Mystery (being prepared by Frank Ritz)

New Wave/Nouvelle Vague (being prepared by Zachary Hay)

Period Piece

Political (being prepared by Xavier Thompson)

Political Thriller

Pornographic (in progress)

Propaganda (being prepared by Kenning Birchford)

Romance

Science Fiction [Miranda Bator]

Shorts (in progress)

Slasher

Space Opera

Spoof

Surrealist Cinema

Thriller

War

  • Marines (in progress)

  • World War II (in progress)

Western (in progress)