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Category: Guest Speakers

From Pitch to Pilot: MSLCE Students Gets a Unique Look at How TV is Made

by Thomas WallNorthwestern students learned how a pitch becomes a pilot from Ron Binkwoski, the VP of Post Production at TNT/tbs and Warner Media. In this workshop, Binkowski walked students through the often-nebulous development process, breaking it down for them in an easily digestible step-by-step manner. From script production to budget creation, students were given

Clear Mission and Purpose: A Visit with Orbert Davis

By Brenna C. CroninFrom his school band program where he met the trumpet, to prestigious jazz degrees at Depaul University and Northwestern University, there is no question of the power of music over Orbert Davis’ life. He built his career path from a studio musician in the “jobbing” economy, to four successful business ventures, including

Gigi Pritzker Shares Stories, Insights and Industry Advice with MSLCE Students

by Thomas WallAs graduate students, we are constantly seeking advice on how to advance our careers. But when that advice comes from an Emmy-winning film producer and CEO/Founder of her own media company, it carries a special weight. Thanks to the MSLCE program, we were granted the opportunity to meet, hear from, and most importantly

EPICS Shows MSLCE Students How To Discover Their Strengths in Exclusive Workshop

By Brenna C. CroninWoo. Achiever. Communication. Activator. Maximizer.“You have a 1 in 275,000 chance of sharing the same top 5 strengths as another person”, shared Jonah Zeiger, Associate Director of EPICS (External Programs, Internships, & Career Services) at Northwestern University. The Career Development focus in the MSLCE program is in full swing as the Fall quarter

Design is Art People Use: Ellen Lupton at the Block Museum

By Hannah ArataEllen Lupton, Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City recently gave a lively talk to the Northwestern community on the relationship between experimental artists and commercial design. Her talk parallels the current exhibit at Northwestern’s Block Museum of Art, “Up is Down: Mid-Century Experiments in Advertising and

Producers Share Insights, Advice at MSLCE’s Greenlight: Idea to Script to Screen

By Brenna C. CroninA significant theme in our Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises (MSLCE) coursework this fall is the power of pathways and networks. On Thursday, October 18, our cohort, along with a number of others, attended a Speaker Series event with three titans of the film industry. Each accomplished in their own