The PHD Movie

The PHD Movie

Additional Score by Scott Elmegreen

The PHD Movie is the independently-produced live-action adaptation of the online comic strip Piled Higher and Deeper. Filmed on location at the California Institute of Technology, the movie follows four graduate students and their struggles with teaching, love and getting their research to work.

“A must-see for science fans” – Ars Technica

“A brainy movie with heart and soul” – The Times Higher Education

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Listen to the soundtrack at

Title photo credit: The PHD Movie