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Producing for Film & Television

Spend a summer on the West Coast and gain hands-on experience and an in-depth look at the LA entertainment community. 

"If most American cities are about the consumption of culture, Los Angeles and New York are about the production of culture - not only national culture, but global culture."
- Barbara Kruger

"If most American cities are about the consumption of culture, Los Angeles and New York are about the production of culture - not only national culture but global culture."


- Barbara Kruger

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

How does an aspiring artist navigate the Hollywood entertainment industry? Through a 10-week internship and a 3-unit course, Producing for Film and Television, students will learn industry standards, expectations, and professional practices to apply when transitioning from student to creative professional. 

Curriculum

Producing for Film & Television

IFMTV-UT 1295 | 3 units | Instructor: TBD

An examination of the creative, organizational, and managerial roles of the producer in narrative motion pictures and television and will include weekly guest speakers from the industry. Topics include how a production company is formed, functions, creating and obtaining properties, financing, and distribution. The course gives specific attention to the issues that will be faced by students as future industry professionals, including such as working as directors, studio executives, producers or writers. (Each student will be expected to break down and analyze an existing production company, including film and/or television series produced by the company). Classroom and dormitory living space will be provided in the heart of Hollywood. (Optional parking provided).

Media Internship

IFMTV-UT 1038 | 1-6 units

An internship in film, television, or web content will be arranged in conjunction with this program. In these professional internships, the student's employer or supervisor will evaluate the work of the student. These written evaluations are submitted to the faculty supervisor. Internships may be taken for 1-6 units during this summer term. This course allocates as a Craft for Film & TV majors.

Program Dates

Student Arrival: Monday, June 5, 2017
Student Departure: Friday, August 11, 2017

Admissions

Application Deadline: The application for summer 2017 is now closed. 

Application: Please read the following admissions information before starting your application.  

Expenses

  • Tuition, Registration, and Services Fees:
    Producing for Film & Television (3 units): $4,721
    Internship (1 unit): $1,843
    Internship (2 units): $3,282
    Internship (3 units): $4,721
    Internship (4 units): $6,160
    Internship (5 units): $7,599
  • Housing for 10 weeks (mandatory unless your permanent residence is Los Angeles): $3,795
  • Airfare: Students will be responsible for booking their own flights to and from Los Angeles.

Please review the Tisch Special Programs cancellation policy.

Visit the NYU Office of the Bursar for additional information on tuition and fees.

 

Scholarship and Financial Aid

There are opportunities for financial assistance to study abroad.

Please review the Scholarships and Financial Aid for Study Abroad page for more information.

Housing

Students will be housed in Los Angeles.