IFMTV-UT 81/ISPEC-GT 101 | 2 units | Instructor: Patti Pearson
This course provides an introductory framework for understanding the dynamics of entering the entertainment and media industry in Hollywood. Through meetings with industry professionals in Film, Television, Music, Theatre, Dramatic Writing, Games and Interactive Media and Casting and visits to various locations, you will learn expectations, industry standards, and professional practices to apply when transitioning from student to a creative professional. You will also understand the specific job functions that are required to effectively and efficiently complete productions. The course aims to build a body of knowledge and information through understanding the various roles and professions that cut across all the competencies required for the industry professional to effectively function as a key member and in most cases, the leader of the creative and business team, assembled to complete a project.
Graduate students interested in applying to this program should contact the Office of Tisch Special Programs.