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Taking Storytelling from the Stage to the Screen

With his initial sights set on becoming an actor, Daniel Dvorkin ’16 spent four years in a highly creative, intense undergraduate acting conservatory. Although he loved the experience, he didn’t receive any business education while he was there. “After graduation, I realized I didn’t want to be an actor,” says Dvorkin. “I wanted to pursue

EPICS Connects SoC Students to the Television and Film Industries

By Thomas Wall Students 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

Disney Director John Musker Talks Making ‘Moana’ and Skyping with Lin-Manuel Miranda During Northwestern Event

By Nick Roman Moana, The Little Mermaid, Tangled, Aladdin, and The Fox and the Hound: what do all of these have in common?  Sure, they are favorites among Disney fans of all ages. However, they also demonstrate the creative genius of John Musker, who recently spoke at Northwestern University’s School of Communication. School of Communication students got to listen

CBS TV Studio VP of Drama Development Describes Getting His First Break in Evanston

By Jacob Nelson Rob Luchow’s first break didn’t happen in Hollywood. It happened in Evanston. As the Vice President of Drama Development for CBS TV Studio explained during the first MSLCE Speaker Series event of the academic year, Luchow was a Northwestern undergraduate working as a waiter at a pizza place near campus when he