By Leslie ZhuThe television industry has expanded with myriads of platforms and evolved from network to cable and internet distribution. New players like Amazon, Netflix and Hulu, and YouTube have made it easier for television show creators to get their material produced and are also gradually reshaping the entire television market and culture. We are now
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By Jacob L. Nelson Two MSLCE professors recently joined thousands of others in Japan for the 66th Annual Conference of the International Communications Association (ICA). Northwestern professors James Webster and Aymar Jean Christian were two of about 3,000 attendees who made the long trip to Fukuoka, Japan for the five-day meeting of academics and industry
By Zach Hyman In the final installment of Professor A.J. Christian’s Digital Television speaker series, MSLCE students got up-close and personal with Julie Keck and Jessica King, the couple behind King is a Fink Productions. The writer/director/producer duo travelled a long road to their most recent webseries, OpenTV’s Full Out.
By Jacob Nelson This week, we launch our new feature, where we ask an MSLCE professor three questions about the creative field they work in. We begin with a conversation about independent television with AJ Christian, Assistant Professor, School of Communication, and Founder, Open TV.
By Evyenia Constantine This year’s Chicago International Film Festival included a panel series called Industry Days. Last Saturday, the topic was web series, and how the distribution model impacts everything from funding to finding an audience. One of the panelists, Sam Bailey, was on hand to discuss You’re So Talented, a series she co-executive produces,