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Is the MSLCE Program Right for Me?

Searching for the right master’s program can be daunting. How do you know when you’ve found the right fit?To help you decide whether Northwestern’s MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises (MSLCE) program might be for you, we’ve pulled together some valuable information. These topics often come up as prospective students consider a degree. Uncovering the

How Cinespace Film Studios is Supporting a Growing Industry in Chicago

by Samantha Sartori Support. Whether providing resources, aiding financially or bearing some of the weight, every company needs support to be successful. When we think about the creative industries, we often focus on the creative work they’re doing, the art or content that’s being made. But none of that would be possible without the behind-the-scenes support.In

A Little Bit of Creative History: Understanding the Creative Industries with Jake Smith

by Samantha Sartori When signing up for a master’s program focused on business knowledge for the creative world, the last thing I thought I would be taking was a history course. However, after our first lecture, I knew Professor Smith’s Understanding the Creative Industries would be integral to knowing how the arts, media and entertainment worlds

Use Your Network: Film/TV Industry Connect

by Samantha SartoriNetworking. Who do you know? Who do they know? How can you bridge the connection? In this day and age, job hunting is all about networking.Enter EPICS: the External Programs, Internships and Career Services in the School of Communication offers many opportunities for students to network with organizations they may want to explore

The Chicago International Film Festival: An MSLCE perspective

by Imani DavisThere are so many things in Chicago that can quench the creative thirst of MSLCE students looking to make the most of their time in the program. A hallmark of the film community in the city is the Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF), founded in 1964. There are a variety of ways for

Finding Just the Right Fit

A passionate writer and storyteller, Samantha Sartori ’20 loved being part of the television production program in high school. She excelled at working on stories for the educational-access channel and filming clips for district broadcasting.

Writers Theatre: An Intimate, Collaborative Experience

by Samantha Sartori Growing up a “theatre kid,” I love getting a behind-the-scenes look at any artistic performance space. So when the MSLCE program and EPICS offered us a site visit to the Writers Theatre in Glencoe, I knew I had to jump on the opportunity. Writers Theatre was founded in 1992 with the core foundation that

Finding Big Creative Opportunities in Unlikely Places

Daniel Grambow ’18 first discovered music in elementary school as he learned to play trumpet, piano, guitar, and sing. After injuring his knee in high school, he was no longer able to play sports—and he rekindled his love for the creative arts. As he spent more time in music and theater, he quickly realized that

A Los Angeles Internship Experience That Started In Evanston

By Alessandra BrownThis summer I was lucky enough to have two wonderful internships at K&L Productions and Madison Wells Media Universe.K&L Productions is Kay Cannon (Pitch Perfect, Blockers) and Laverne McKinnon’s (Girl Boss) production company. I loved every moment of Professor McKinnon’s MSLCE class, The Power of Pitch and Persuasion, and knew that I had