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EPICS Connects SoC Students to the Television and Film Industries

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

MSLCE Students Experience The 54th Chicago International Film Festival

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

MSLCE Students Attend Industry Days at the Chicago International Film Festival

By Lauren VerneaThe Chicago International Film Festival took place Oct. 20-23 in Downtown Chicago. MSLCE students had the opportunity to attend the festival’s Industry Days, special events and presentations designed to highlight the inner workings of the film industry for students and guests.The panels we attended were intimate and diverse. Two panels in particular stood

Chicago International Film Festival: A Conversation with Michael Barker, Co-President and Co-Founder of Sony Picture Classics

  By Evyenia Constantine This year’s Chicago International Film Festival featured the debut of Industry Days, a series of panels featuring an impressive lineup of both up and comers, and veterans of the film industry. Michael Barker, Co-President and Co-Founder of Sony Picture Classics, took part in an intimate one on one conversation with festival