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Marcus Farne

Marcus Farne
DePaul University – Liberal Arts & Sciences

Experience: I have been a casting intern, and have worked as an assistant at a corporate film production company and at a talent agency in Chicago.
Ideal Job in 10 Years: Casting director for motion pictures and television.
What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern?Out of all the graduate schools I’ve researched, MSLCE is the best program that offers business classes focused specifically on creative industries.
What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program?  I am most excited to go on the Los Angeles immersion trip and meet Northwestern alumni who work in the business side of entertainment.
Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? Rebel Without a Cause, starring James Dean, is my favorite movie of all time.
Favorite Chicago Landmark/Attraction:  My favorite landmark is the Baha’i House of Worship in Wilmette. I love looking at the architecture, and enjoy meditating inside the temple.
Me in 3 words:  Ambitious, imaginative, and intuitive.
Dream place of residence:  Australia’s Gold Coast.
Personal fortune cookie message: Fill your soul with laughter. Laughing is the best medicine.
If I could donate 1 million dollars to a cause/organization, it would be:  I would donate one million dollars to the International AIDS Society because a cure has yet to be discovered.
Where are you from? Mauston, WI.