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Category: Industry Immersion

Block Museum Hosts Conference About Socially Engaged Art

By Leslie Zhu The Mary and Leigh Block Museum in the Arts Circle at Northwestern is always my secret place to rest and learn in between my busy study schedule. I immerse myself a lot in their different exhibitions and screenings each quarter. I always see visitors other than students and faculty coming to the

MSLCE Students Meet with Tony-Winning Broadway Producers on NY Trek

By Joe Giovannetti After a rousing first two days in the Big Apple, the students of the MSLCE cohort woke up energized and ready to see what the second half of the NYC immersion trek would bring. They didn’t have to go far, as three interesting guests would visit them in the hotel that morning.

MSLCE Students Explore the Los Angeles Film and TV Industry

By Lauren Vernea During spring break, the MSLCE cohort made the journey to Hollywood. While in Los Angeles, students met with Northwestern alumni and Hollywood executives who are currently working at companies such as Disney Motion Pictures, FOX Searchlight, FX Networks, Universal Pictures/Secret Hideout, HBO, MACRO Ventures, Scott Free Productions, Partizan Entertainment, Film Independent, and more.

MSLCE Students Learn About Film, TV Industries on Trek to Los Angeles

By Leslie Zhu During spring break, half of the MSLCE cohort went on a journey to Los Angeles, the center of the nation’s film and television industry. The expansiveness of both the city and its industry are so real and mind-blowing. If New York is a machine for finance, commerce and art, Los Angeles, is

MSLCE Students Head to NYC for Industry Immersion Trek

By John Hounihan Over the break between quarters, the MSLCE program set forth on its yearly Industry Immersion treks to the media capitals of the United States. For half of the cohort, that meant a week in the Big Apple.

MSLCE Students Visit Full Service Media Agency

By Lauren VerneaMSLCE students recently participated in a site visit to the world renowned full-service media agency, Mediavest Spark at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. The company’s newly formed content department provides all forms of media from short films to mobile apps driven to connect clients with their brands.

MSLCE Students Get Behinds the Scenes Look at ‘Hamilton’

By John Hounihan When it comes to the theatre industry – it doesn’t get much bigger than the smash hit musical Hamilton. Currently playing on three stages worldwide, with another in the works, it has revolutionized the current state of commercial theatre. So, naturally, getting a chance to see the inner workings of the Chicago