By Aimee OrtegaTheater number three in the historic Harper Theater, located off of Harper Avenue in Hyde Park, was filled to capacity a few weeks ago as an audience of community members, students, scholars, artists came together to see a free screening of the Emmy nominated documentary and Sundance Film Festival winner, American Promise.
Category: Industry Immersion
By ALYSSA HOLCOMB A select group of MSLCE students, accompanied by EPICS staff Mandi Glowen and Jonah Zeiger, recently took a site visit of the Goodman Theatre, Chicago’s largest (and oldest) non-profit theatre. The cohort met with John Collins, General Manager, and Kate Welham, Senior Director of Institutional Giving and Development Operations, in a two-hour
By Hannah Arata“We have built an institution for the public, not for the few,” said founder and first president of the Art Institute of Chicago, Charles Hutchinson in 1887. The Art Institute of Chicago was built for the people of Chicago and the staff of the world-renowned museum wants the public to know the Institute is
By Thomas WallStudents in the School of Communication got valuable face-time with some of the biggest decision makers in film and television, thanks to the Office of External Programs, Internships, and Career Services (EPICS). The TV and Film Industry Connect networking event, hosted by EPICS, was designed to connect interested students with leaders from the
By Alyssa HolcombThere is no shortage of networking events that Northwestern offers its students, but it is rare when the professionals are the ones approaching you – literally.
By Brenna C. CroninThe currency of real networking is not greed, but generosity. – Keith Ferrazzi Jonah Zeiger, Associate Director of EPICS (External Programs, Internships, & Career Services) at Northwestern University, presented on the power of relationships and looking for connections between others during his Pathways and Networks in the Creative Industries Seminar last week. As
By Thomas WallWhat do the famous shower scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s Pyscho and baby lotion have in common? More than you might think.
By Alyssa HolcombA panel full of creative content connoisseurs shared their insight on the film and television industry in the “Creative Writing Panel | Content, Creativity and Change: The Future of Entertainment.” The event, hosted in the Norris Center, was open to School of Communication students (including the MSLCE cohort) interested in content and the
By Daniel GrambowLast weekend Chicago brought the world’s brightest talents to the screen at the 54th Chicago International Film Festival. In partnership with The Illinois Film Office, Chicago Film Office and IFP Chicago, the festival hosted Industry Days alongside a myriad of films, documentaries and virtual reality experiences. If you ever wanted to know how
By Adrian AleaThis summer, I have had the opportunity to act as the Community Impact Coordinator for The Public Theater’s Public Works production of Twelfth Night which featured a community ensemble of over 100 artists from all five Boroughs of New York City. It’s been beautiful to see how the community ensemble has transformed over