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How Networks Play a Pivotal Role in Creative Industries

Creativity rarely happens in a silo, says Noshir Contractor, a professor of behavioral science at Northwestern. While that notion may have been true in the past, collaboration and networks are now the fuel that power creative success.    This concept is what he’s teaching in his Leveraging Networks in Creative Industries course as part of

Using TikTok to Explore Musical Narratives: Dan Cassin on Digital Creativity

    By Priyanshi Katare ‘Dan’s Mystery Hat Box,’ was a defining video in Daniel Cassin’s journey as a TikTok content creator. The video was focused on Cassin’s call-to-action to help raise funds for his time in the MSLCE program and Chicago area shelters. To his surprise, it got over two thousand responses. Cassin was

From Theatre to Accessibility: Veronica Bustoz on Her Journey

By Priyanshi Katare When Veronica Bustoz was a student at Aquinas College, her life was consumed by theatre. “If I wasn’t in class then I was definitely at rehearsals,” she explained. However, it was her college’s production of ‘Those Shining Lives’ that has stayed with her throughout her professional career. Growing up, Bustoz didn’t have

A New Constructive Paradigm for Theatrical Institutions

By Priyanshi Katare Cassin wasn’t always sure of a career in the arts. Growing up in an affluent suburb of Chicago, the conversations happening within his area and  Chicago, made him question how realistic a career in the arts could be. However, his experience since then has educated in how he can be impactful in

Azmarie Liu Seeks Innovation in Entertainment and Marketing

By Priyanshi Katare Azmarie Liu doesn’t brand herself as an artistically creative professional — not in the traditional sense anyway. Her creativity stems from her ability to be able to connect with people and sell them ideas. She studied marketing at the undergraduate level during her time at Babson College. “ I love working with

MSLCE Student Learns Creative Development Side of Film

By Priyanshi Katare When Nia d’Emilio started looking for internships this summer she was sure about one thing — she had to be involved in the film and tv production process. A short while into her job search she narrowed her focus to finding jobs within the creative development function of the production process. After

How Cinespace Film Studios is Supporting a Growing Industry in Chicago

by Samantha Sartori  Support. Whether providing resources, aiding financially or bearing some of the weight, every company needs support to be successful. When we think about the creative industries, we often focus on the creative work they’re doing, the art or content that’s being made. But none of that would be possible without the behind-the-scenes

The Los Angeles Immersion Trip Opened My Mind and Expanded my Post-Grad Ambitions

by Thomas Wall On a trip that took us from Steven Spielberg’s private screening room, inside the headquarters for one of the country’s top talent agencies, and backstage during a live taping of Jimmy Kimmel Live, it’s understandably difficult to pick just one or two of the most impactful moments for me. The entire trip