By Jacob Nelson Before he pursued video games as a career, Matthew Schwartz became a devoted player. He brought an SNES back to his senior year apartment in Evanston, and a video game fan was born. Then, he graduated and looked for work in the film industry. “I didn’t think of games as a career
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By Jacob Nelson The Masters of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises’ (MSLCE) speaker series continues on Dec. 3 with Matthew Schwartz, who will speak about his career in the gaming industry. Schwartz has worked as a games producer at Adult Swim Games, the game publishing arm of Adult Swim Digital, which is part of the
By Jacob Nelson Hollywood is an a business of apprenticeships. If you want to make it as a writer, producer, or actor, then get a job working for someone who can teach you how it’s done. That was the advice given by Kevin Crotty (WCAS92), a partner and board member at the major literary and
Kevin Crotty loves the television show “The Blacklist.” But why he loves it is different from why the network show’s millions of other fans love it. “It’s going to pay for my children’s education.” Crotty is a partner and board member at ICM Partners, one of the largest talent and literary agencies in the world.
By Jacob Nelson The MS in Leadership for Creative Enterprises kicked off its first Speaker Series event last week with a discussion about media audiences and big data. Northwestern professor James Webster, who has a new book out that focuses on the effects of a proliferation of media choices in the digital age and is